Dog of the Week: Olive

March 29, 2018

In the Georgetowner’s second Dog of the Week column, we feature a Wheaten Terrier, Olive — named for the Georgetown street, not the garnish in your martini.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at National Portrait Gallery

March 8, 2018

Celebrating its 25th year, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company presents a series of free salons in the new international gallery at the National Portrait Gallery, where Burgess is […]

Gift of the Greeks: Democratic Values

March 7, 2018

While the Greek gods of wind, the Anemoi, were all working together to wreak havoc on Washington, D.C., it did not stop the Greek American humans from honoring four of […]

D.C. Makes Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist

January 18, 2018

Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated D.C.’s nomination in the field of 20, which includes nearby Montgomery County, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

D.C.’s Newest Place Name: Boris Nemtsov Plaza

January 16, 2018

Last week, the District Council unanimously approved the renaming of a portion of Wisconsin Avenue directly in front of the Russian Embassy, just north of Georgetown.

Current Newspapers Files for Bankruptcy

January 7, 2018

The Current Newspapers, Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan. 3. Headquartered at 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, the newspaper company celebrated its 50th anniversary in November. It began in […]

Dockless Bikes Come to Georgetown’s Attention

January 4, 2018

Last week, one allegedly cranky Georgetown resident wrote on the Georgetown Forum, a Citizens Association of Georgetown community bulletin board, that residents ought to call 911.

GBA Honors Police, Appalachian Spring; Elects 2018 Officers

December 14, 2017

The Georgetown Business Association officers for 2018 are Hope Solomon, president; Constantine Ferssizidis, vice president; Alan Helfer, treasurer; and Paul Monarch, secretary.

Cafe Milano Celebrates 25 Years With SRO Party

November 13, 2017

The half-block was closed in front of the Prospect Street place, D.C.’s best-known spot to see and to be seen, with klieg lights in the parking lot for the occasion. With District Council approval, Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed Nov. 10 Cafe Milano Day.

Cafe Milano Sets the Stage for Its Silver Anniversary

November 9, 2017

While the food and service are important, the Italian restaurant is known as D.C.’s place to see to be seen — and it touts itself as a “safe-haven for lawmakers and political operatives on both sides of the aisle.”