Citizens Honor Ukraine, Georgetown Leaders at Annual Meeting

May 15, 2023

The Citizens Association of Georgetown continued its support and love of besieged Ukraine by presenting Ambassador Oksana Markarova with its Diplomacy Award at its annual meeting, held at the Duke […]

Lots of Voices at Long ANC Meeting: New Top Cop, Streets Market, Safeway, Transformers

April 6, 2023

Democracy and community and neighborhood meetings that give everyone a voice are the basis of our country’s government by-the-people. There was no better example of that than the April 3 […]

Investigation Forced Resignation of Deputy Mayor Falcicchio 

March 20, 2023

Last Friday, Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio suddenly resigned his two positions in D.C. government.  He was arguably the second most powerful person in D.C.’s executive branch, serving as Chief of […]

ANC 2E Report: Crime, Traffic, Trolley Trestle 

March 6, 2023

Issues ranging from crime to restoring an historic trestle bridge caught the attention and some official resolutions of the Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) on Feb. 27 in a […]

Cherry Blossom Season Kicks Off; Peak Bloom Expected March 22-25

March 2, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser, the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the National Park Service kicked off Washington, D.C.’s cherry blossom season on March 1 by welcoming the Cherry Blossom Bus. The […]

New D.C. Laws Face Congressional Disapproval Today

February 6, 2023

Two new D.C. laws, passed by the Council of the District of Columbia last year, are facing a joint Congressional committee hearing today in a little-used process known as “a […]

At U.S. Mayors’ Conference, Top Issues: Public Safety, Homelessness, Migrants

January 23, 2023

Bringing life back to downtowns, public safety, gun violence, mental health, homelessness, policing, affordable housing, partnering with NGOs, businesses and private parties to fix things and pickleball, “the latest sport […]

Public Safety: MPD Reports Crime Down in Most Categories Over Last 2 Years

January 17, 2023

When horrific crimes are reported in daily local news, residents tend to feel less safe, regardless of favorable overall crime trends. Hence the skepticism some in the District have regarding […]

Mayor Bowser Outlines ‘DC’s Comeback Plan’

January 9, 2023

Create 35,000 new jobs. Add 15,000 residents to the Downtown population by adding seven million square feet of residential units there. Reach an overall population of 725,000 in five years. […]

Mayor Bowser Sworn in for Historic Third Term

January 2, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser was sworn in for a historic third term as the Mayor of the District of Columbia at Washington Convention Center on Jan. 2. She is the first […]