Downtowner News: Mayor Extends Emergency, Lion Gets Covid, Dave Thomas Circle

October 12, 2021

Mayor Bowser Extends Covid Public Emergency  Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended D.C.’s Covid-19 public health emergency to January 2022. The emergency order was set to expire earlier this month but the […]

‘Art All Night’ Returns to Host Live Events in Georgetown and City-Wide

September 16, 2021

    One of D.C.’s liveliest neighborhood art and culture festivals – D.C. Art All Night – is roaring back to life this year. On Sept. 24 – 25, events, […]

Weekend Round Up, Sept. 9 – 12

September 9, 2021

We’re now (unofficially) into the fall season with lots to do around town! Parade in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month with Mayor Bowser, wish the Kennedy Center happy birthday at […]

ANC Resolved About Widened and Cemented Sidewalks

September 7, 2021

Before a historic number of online participants – 140 – the Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission on Aug.  30 amid a packed agenda, spent a good proportion of the time on […]

2020 Census Surprises for D.C.

August 23, 2021

The first detailed results of the 2020 Census have been reported out and there were some surprises for the District of Columbia. D.C.’s population grew at the seventh fastest rate […]

Georgetown Public Schools Open Aug. 30 with Masks 


Public schools in Georgetown are opening Monday August 30. To all registered students. In-person. With full all-day programs including sports. Teachers will be required to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 19 or undergo weekly self-testing for […]

Downtowner News: Bezos, Mites, Mandates


Jeff Bezos Donates to Smithsonian   In case you missed it, Jeff Bezos has donated an historic amount of money to the Smithsonian Institution — $200 million to be exact. The donation is the largest […]

D.C.’s Approved 2022 Budget Fueled by Fed Funds

August 16, 2021

A slightly amended $17.5 billion, 2022 fiscal budget for the District of Columbia was approved unanimously by the D.C. Council in its second required vote on Aug. 10. Mayor Muriel […]

Mayor Ends D.C.’s ‘Public Health Emergency’ While Retaining Emergency Powers

July 26, 2021

At 4:06 p.m. on Saturday July 24, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser took to Twitter to proclaim an end to the District’s coronavirus “public health emergency.” To allow for a “nimble” […]

Black Lives Matter Plaza One-Year Anniversary

June 5, 2021

Join Fit DC on Black Lives Matter Plaza on June 5 at 11:30AM About this event Join Fit DC on Black Lives Matter Plaza. When: Saturday, June 5 at 11:30am […]