Passionate Town Discussion Over Expanded Sidewalks

June 24, 2021

The temporary Georgetown project to lay out some 3500 linear square feet of expanded sidewalks — specially constructed curb fitting platforms, traffic protectors and landscaping — on both sides of […]

Georgetown Parking Myths: The Never-Ending Story

June 20, 2021

The Georgetowner’s June 16 article — “Busting Myths About Georgetown Parking”  — generated numerous calls and responses from the residents of Georgetown. Concerns about parking in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood are almost […]

Mayor to Citizens: ‘Policing at Critical Point’ 

May 17, 2021

“I believe that we are at a critical point in policing,” Mayor Muriel Bowser told the Citizens Association of Georgetown at its May 11 virtual annual meeting. “As you know, […]

During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal

April 26, 2021

The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.

On New Decks, Streateries to Multiply in Georgetown


Prototype decks were tested at three sites — Clyde’s (3236 M St. NW), Ladurée and Thunder Burger (3060 M St. NW) and L’Annexe (2917 M St. NW) — for several months. 

On New Decks, Streateries to Multiply in Georgetown

April 14, 2021

About 4,000 lineal feet of streatery decks will be constructed and decked out for some 28 restaurants, cafés and bakeries along M Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown by the […]

Georgetown Retail: Bringing Vibrancy Back

March 10, 2021

As we begin to imagine the post-pandemic world, creative entrepreneurial minds in Georgetown are exploring strategies for revitalizing commercial market spaces.

BID Proposes 5,000 Feet of Streatery Decking

February 1, 2021

The pilot project will come under review of the Old Georgetown Board, as well as the District Department of Transportation’s public space committee, on Feb. 4.   

ANC Monday: New Officers, Jelleff Center, Decks for Streateries

January 4, 2021

On tonight’s agenda: Public Space Application by the Georgetown BID for the Placement of Wood and Composite Decks in Curb Lanes at Sidewalk Grade with Barriers at 22 Locations.

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.