Downtowner DC

April 19, 2017

How Do You Say ‘Whoosh’ in Japanese? Are you ready for a 15-minute commute from Baltimore to D.C.? A proposal to install the SCmaglev, a superconducting magnetic levitation train developed […]

Overheard at Lunch: DC Gossip Girl

April 13, 2017

Granddaughter Divulges Barbara Bush Secret “Today” show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager is toe-tally in trouble with her grandmother, former first lady Barbara Bush. During the fourth hour of a recent […]

White Nationalist Moves In Over Chocolate Shop

March 6, 2017

Protesters “welcomed” Richard Spencer to Alexandria, where the chocolate shop downstairs is benefiting from anti-Spencer business.

In the Garden: ‘Tree-age’ for Temperature Swings

March 2, 2017

Suggestions for home gardeners as D.C.’s unusually warm winter comes to what may be a bitter end.

)verheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girls

**44 at 55: Obama Celebrates at Fiola Mare; Gets Pie Sisters Cuppies** Georgetown made quite an impression on President Barack Obama on his 55th birthday. After getting Pie Sisters cuppies […]

Downtowner D.C.

**Turning Out For (and Against) Trump** D.C.’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency was expecting 800,000 to 900,000 people to attend the Jan. 20 inauguration of President Donald Trump. Turns […]

Warm Welcomes for the Literate Drinker

February 22, 2017

As much as it’s about politics, D.C. is also a very creative city, full of passionate people who are experts at their chosen craft. Speaking of craft — as in […]

Inauguration Week Festivities

January 19, 2017

The first of more than two dozen parties, balls and galas takes place tonight…

Downtowner DC 1-11-17

January 12, 2017

**Rolling Out the Inaugural Welcome Mat** Preparation for the presidential inauguration is underway. Dozens of security agencies are getting ready for not only a million Trump supporters but also for […]

Downtowner D.C. 12/7

December 7, 2016

Room & Board Hosting Holiday Event Tonigh Room & Board, the furniture store on 14th Street NW, is hosting a free holiday pop-up event tonight, Dec. 7. Local entertaining experts […]