Georgetown ‘Pot Shops’ Flourishing as City Licensing Delayed

January 4, 2024

As many have noticed, cannabis “gifting shops” and dispensaries have been scrambling energetically – and often furtively – to set up shop behind Georgetown storefronts, to the delight of marijuana […]

Real Estate: Extensive Refurbishing Planned for 1850s Scott-Grant House

September 25, 2023

Big news on the Scott-Grant House at 3238 R St. NW. Extensive refurbishments are in the works. Built in the late 1850s, the site was a place former President Ulysses […]

Business Ins & Outs: La Chaumière, Alara, Fangyán, Greco

June 29, 2023

Hakan Ilan to Remake Paolo’s Space The long shuttered Paolo’s Ristorante space, most recently High Street Grill, will become Alara, a Turkish restaurant by Hakan Ilhan. Meaning “beautiful water fairy” […]

Celebrating “Be-You-Tiful” Acceptance, Kids and Families March for Pride in Georgetown 

June 5, 2023

A beautiful morning to “Be-You-Tiful.” On a gorgeous sunshiny June 3 morning, neighborhood kids and families, many adorned with celebratory rainbows and pride-themed colorful, sparkly attire, held a celebratory Pride […]

New D.C. Law to Change Pot Shop Rules

May 15, 2023

By Topher Mathews There’s a sea change on the horizon for how Washingtonians purchase marijuana, if they so choose. And that change is likely to be quite visible to all, […]

ANC2E’s ‘Elevator Presentations’ Helps Keep to Agenda

May 8, 2023

Faced with a huge agenda of important issues, news and announcements affecting Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale, presented by dozens of officials, advocates and explainers, along with the memory of the last meeting […]

Crime: MPD Launches ‘Hotspot Summer Plan’ for Georgetown


While crime can spike in the summer months, MPD is implementing a plan this week to use data-driven techniques, community policing, and enhanced patrolling to combat public law-breaking at the […]

ANC Notes, Dec. 2022: Hotel Construction on M St., Transformer Statues, New Commissioners

December 5, 2022

For their final meeting for the year, ANC 2E met virtually on Tuesday evening, Nov. 29 with Chair Rick Murphy (2E03) in a thankful, gracious mood chairing his final ANC […]

Mapping Georgetown: Jackson Art Center’s Open Studio This Sunday, Dec. 4

November 28, 2022

Thank you, artist Howard Carr of Jackson Art Center, for your Mapping Georgetown story. Your appropriately avant-garde submittal gives us the perfect opportunity to spread the word about the center’s […]

Bowser Re-elected for Third Term: Few Surprises in D.C.

November 10, 2022

It’s always a bit ironic to go through all the months (sometimes years) of hype about a big national election in Washington, D.C. — the fervent destination of hundreds of […]