Police Report: D.C. Homicide Rate Up 15 Percent, Neighborhood Incidents

September 7, 2021

Here’s our neighborhood’s latest police and crime news gathered from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD): Sept. 6 – Arrest: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) on the unit block of […]

Downtowner News: Nats, Amtrak Back; Contact Tracing Ends; Full Fall for DCPS

June 21, 2021

Amtrak Restores Service on Long-Distance Routes   Amtrak has restored its long-distance routes after reducing service due to the global pandemic last year. As of last week, its trains resumed carrying passengers on routes like the Crescent, that serves […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]