No Known Inauguration-Related Threats Yet in Georgetown

January 18, 2021

As of Friday, plans were that policing in Georgetown during the days before the Jan. 20 inauguration would be at the usual level with some increased visibility.

Downtowner DC: Vaccine, Bus Fares, Boebert’s Glock

January 11, 2021

Acting D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee warned that Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) will be subject to the same penalties as any other person caught in D.C. carrying a firearm.

More Policing in Georgetown During Stay-at-Home Order

April 2, 2020

Now that street traffic has been greatly reduced by the stay-at-home order, officers are not the only ones more visible. So are potential lawbreakers.

Police Raid 2 Marijuana Pop-Ups in Georgetown

December 5, 2019

The raid on a business at Dumbarton Street and Wisconsin Avenue was almost a repeat of another the day before at 33rd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.   

Downtowner DC Sept. 26, 2018

September 26, 2018

5th Straight Year of Less Crime According to a report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, crimes like murder, assault, robbery and car theft are down for the fifth year in a row. Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik said the downward trend is due in part to better communication and coordination among the […]

Downtowner DC March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

New Executive Chef at Momofuku CityCenterDC restaurant Momofuku has brought in a new chef, marking a change in direction. A Maryland native, chef Tae Strain was most recently chef de cuisine at the Progress in San Francisco. Before that, he was sous chef at New York’s Public and executive chef at Demi in Baltimore. Reportedly, […]

Crime Report: House Break-In; Anti-Semitic Graffiti

November 27, 2017

Over the holiday weekend: a woman who was attacked escaped to the Dent Place fire station and anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered in Rose Park.

Downtowner DC Nov. 8, 2017

November 8, 2017

Ten-Hut! Barry’s Bootcamp Coming to Dupont Barry’s Bootcamp, the popular high-intensity exercise program, is coming to D.C. this month. Located steps from the Dupont Circle Metro station, the studio will accommodate 53 exercisers. There are also plans for a lifestyle boutique selling Barry’s merchandise and a “Fuel Bar” offering smoothies and healthy snacks. Oh, yes, […]