Georgetowner Ed Emes Dies at the Age of 91

December 9, 2020

From the Emes family: Edward L. Emes, Jr., 91, passed away peacefully at his home in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 27. Born on April 23, 1929 in New York City to the late Edward L. Emes and Ruth Lippe-Detmold Emes, Ed served in the U.S. Marine Corps at the end of World War II, and […]

Downtowner DC: Panda Cub Named, Turkeys Pardoned

December 7, 2020

Fortunate gobblers Corn and Cob briefly grabbed the spotlight from the Smithsonian National Zoo’s giant panda cub, named by popular vote.

Mayor’s Holiday Update on COVID

December 1, 2020

A number of different coronavirus vaccines that would prevent infection may be available soon for a limited number of people in the District, the mayor announced. 

Big Gift Helps Citizens Association Move to 30th St.

November 30, 2020

Because of a legacy gift that requires CAG to purchase a building in Georgetown, the nonprofit will be taking its headquarters to 1058 30th St. NW.

D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham Resigns

November 25, 2020

Newsham, who has served as MPD chief since 2017, joined the department in 1989, moving up the ranks in various jobs, including that of commander of the Second District.

Bowser Adjusts COVID Restrictions, Discourages Thanksgiving Travel

November 23, 2020

The limit for outdoor gatherings has been reduced from 50 to 25 people and Indoor gatherings may not exceed 10 people.

Bowser: $100 Million to Help Retail, Restaurants, Hotels, Entertainment

November 19, 2020

Announced on Nov. 18, the Bridge Fund is a $100-million investment in businesses and workers in D.C.’s hospitality, entertainment and retail sectors.

Swan Song for Trumpers in D.C. (photos)

November 14, 2020

Trump supporters gathered to contest the 2020 election results and back the president’s allegations that many ballots in several battleground states were invalid.

Saturday Homicide, Thursday Manhunt Shake Up Georgetown

November 9, 2020

The nighttime scene along K Street from 29th Street past 34th Street has many residents upset about the ongoing criminal activity, which includes drag racing, drug dealing and muggings.

D.C. Celebrates Joe Biden Win (photos)

November 7, 2020

Down Pennsylvania Avenue was the place to go — near the White House, 16th and 17th Streets, Black Lives Matter Plaza and St. John’s Church at Lafayette Square.