D.C. Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths; Mayor’s Sister Dies

February 25, 2021

COVID-19 led to a poignant and personal sorrow for D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser, who announced the death of her older sister, Mercia Bowser, 64.

Ward 2 Community Budget Meeting, Feb. 25

February 22, 2021

District Council member Brooke Pinto is inviting the public to attend the virtual meeting this Thursday, Feb. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Downtowner DC: Fireworks, Lloyd Austin, Nats Apparel, HQ2

February 8, 2021

Here is a round up of the latest news items from around town, including the Council’s override of two mayoral vetoes and several non-COVID fatalities.

Mayor Bowser, ‘Just’ Being a Mom


The mayor’s daughter Miranda, who recently attended a friend’s birthday party with her mom, is two years old — and every parent knows what that means.

Georgetowners Find Getting Vaccination Appointments Challenging

January 25, 2021

The list of priority zip codes for distribution left out Georgetown and other parts of Ward 2 and Ward 3, including zip codes 20003 through 20009.  

In Wake of Rioting, Bowser Declares, Then Extends Public Emergency

January 7, 2021

The mayor authorized the city administrator to “implement such measures as may be necessary or appropriate to protect persons and property in the District of Columbia” for 15 days.

D.C. Braces for Joint Session of Congress, Protests

January 4, 2021

All eyes are on Tuesday’s Senate runoff in Georgia and Wednesday’s certification of electoral college votes in a joint session of Congress — expected to be both contested and protested.

Meetings on BID Proposal to Extend Use of Streateries, Dec. 21

December 17, 2020

The Georgetown Business Improvement District has designed two sidewalk extension platform prototypes on M Street — at Bodega in the 3000 block and at Clyde’s in the 3200 block.

Bowser Announces One-Time Stimulus Payment

December 10, 2020

The $1,200 payment will be sent to around 20,000 individuals who were eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and filed on or before Nov. 30.

In the Light, the Scourge of 2020 Recedes

December 9, 2020

In the Light, the Scourge of 2020 Rescinds In this worst year ever — at least in our lifetimes — we are straining to look beyond our holiday blues, to […]