On My Blocks of Independence: Growing Up at 30th & P in Georgetown

June 23, 2022

On my blocks of independence… buying gum… neighbors helping neighbors… saying goodbye to local havens and hello to new owners… Growing up near 30th and P Street NW, my first […]

Fun, Almost Back-to-Normal Summer Weekend in Georgetown

June 13, 2022

Pools open! Parades and parties! Picnics in the park. Pop-ups including a free champagne garden party. Plenty of shopping in Georgetown — with a chance to slip easily over to Virginia to […]

Profs & Pints DC: Lessons from the Black Death

May 24, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Lessons from the Black Death,” a look at late medieval cities’ evolving responses to the bubonic plague, with Abigail Agresta, assistant professor of history at […]

Vibrant Outdoor Market Pops Up at Georgetown Park

May 23, 2022

Have you been to Georgetown’s new pop-up? Just in time for summer, Neighbors DC (NDC), a vibrant new weekend outdoor market on East Market Lane at 3276 M Street NW […]

Honoring Fallen Officers on Police Week in Washington, D.C. (photos)

May 18, 2022

Law enforcement officers from around the world assembled in Washington, D.C., during mid-May for Police Week, accompanied by the families and friends of fellow officers who made the ultimate sacrifice […]

Downtowner News: City Girls Who Walk D.C., Easter Egg Roll, Reese Witherspoon

April 13, 2022

Easter Egg Roll Hops Back into Town After a Two-Year Pandemic Hiatus   With 2020 and 2021 being well, 2020 and 2021, the annual White House Easter Egg Roll was temporarily […]

Mask Mandates Dropped for D.C. Schools Starting Wednesday

March 14, 2022

On Wednesday, March 16, the District’s public school system will no longer require students and staff to wear masks indoors, DC Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee announced over the weekend. […]

Beautiful Fundraiser for La Jolie Bleue

March 3, 2022

Many Georgetowners may remember La Jolie Bleue, the Mediterranean bakery on Wisconsin Ave. Unfortunately, the eatery, like many others, fell to the pandemic last year. The shop had grown steadily, […]

All You Need Is Love… and a Romantic Meal  

February 10, 2022

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so it’s time to show your love to those in your orbit. Why not expand your circle of loved ones to your neighborhood restaurants?   It’s […]

Georgetown’s Residential Real Estate: The Year in RE-view

February 9, 2022

The basic rules of supply and demand drove the market to new heights   Covid? What Covid? Unlike so many people and sectors, residential real estate in 2021 proved virtually immune to […]