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, […]

Trees for Georgetown: Over 3,000 Planted, More to Come

April 10, 2023

By Betsy Emes, Chair, Trees of Georgetown Some good news from your Trees for Georgetown (TFG) team. Since 1989, with strong support from the Georgetown community, TFG has planted and […]

Tech Tip: Are App Store Apps Secure?

March 27, 2023

From Computerware, Inc.: The smartphone app ecosystems today are extraordinarily vast. The Google Play store has over 3.5 million apps available, while the Apple App store has over 1.6 million […]

An Evening with Kitty Kelley: Register for The 2023 BIO Award Virtual Event, March 28

March 23, 2023

Announcement From 2023 BIO Awards: Kitty Kelley is the preeminent unauthorized biographer of our time and is the winner of the 2023 BIO Award. The BIO Award is presented annually […]

Tech Tip: ‘Smartphones’ and ‘Innovation’ No Longer Synonymous

March 20, 2023

From Computerware, Inc.: Smartphones are, in a word, ubiquitous. With 86.29 percent of the global population owning a smartphone in 2023 (according to Statista), one would think — pretty justifiably […]

Crime Report

November 8, 2016

Hold-ups at TD Bank and Domino’s Pizza;

Smash & Grab at Michael Kors

— The TD Bank at 1611 Wisconsin Ave., NW, was robbed Jan 31 around 6:30 p.m., according to the Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI.

According to the FBI: “On Friday, at 6:36 p.m., an unknown male entered the TD Bank located, in Washington, D.C. The subject approached a teller, presented a note threatening that he had a gun and demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the bank on foot, heading south on Wisconsin Avenue and then east on Q Street. … The subject was described as a black male, with a medium build and facial hair. He was described as wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with another black hooded sweatshirt underneath, a black winter hat and blue jeans.”

A reward of $5,000 for information on this crime is offered by the FBI, which adds: “The FBI/MPD Violent Crimes Task Force is investigating this bank robbery and requests that anyone with information call the FBI at 202-278-2000 or MPD’s tip line at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the police department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

— Also, a TD Bank on 7th Street, NW, was robbed Feb. 3.

— Domino’s Pizza at 3255 Prospect St., NW, was robbed after the Super Bowl, Feb. 3, with six men — all of whom were armed — demanded money from the register. No other information is available at this time.

— The glass door of the Michael Kors store at 3105 M St., NW, was smashed at 3:49 a.m., Feb. 11. The thief took purses and watches, according to MPD, which is reviewing video and continuing its investigation.

Letter To The Editor 10-12

October 20, 2016

Betsy Cooley to Step Down as CAG Director

In Defense of the National Anthem

September 19, 2016

Today, Sept. 14, is the 202nd anniversary of the song that would become our national anthem. “Defence of Fort McHenry,” the original title of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” became a hit […]

Join Us at Our Oct. 8 Cultural Leadership Breakfast Featuring DC JazzFest Executive Director Sunny Sumter

October 15, 2015

The 11th Annual DC JazzFest will take place June 10 to 16. At this exclusive peek “backstage,” executive director Sunny Sumter will talk about the plans for 2016 and how the festival is building a new audience for jazz through education and partnerships. Be at the George Town Club at 8 a.m. to catch the action.