Next Georgetowner Issue: Oct. 14

For our 66th birthday, we'll cover D.C.'s oldest neighborhood from its very beginning to today, and also pay tribute to our veteran and beloved writer Gary Tischler, who died this year.

Tech Tip: Should My Computer Be Encrypted?

A password doesn’t stop someone from removing the hard drive from your laptop and connecting it to another computer — suddenly your hard drive is sitting there, ready to browse.

Market Relocates for Rose Park Upgrade

Reconfigured for the pandemic, the Wednesday-afternoon outdoor market will now relocate to the basketball courts at the corner of 26th and O Streets NW.

Tech Tip: New Quarter, New Passwords

Your IT department or provider can help you develop strong password policies. Changing passwords and maintaining separate passwords is a lot of work, but the cybersociety we live in demands it.

Business Ins & Outs: Blu Dot, Le Labo, UBreakIFix, Apéro

New Georgetown retail, here or on the way: midrange furniture, all-natural perfume, computer and camera repair, Champagne and caviar.

Bowser Taps $4 Million to Help Winterize Streateries

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a new Streatery Winter Ready Grant program to assist restaurants as they winterize their outdoor dining areas and maintain outdoor dining operations through the colder months.

Downtowner DC: Eisenhower Memorial, Franklin Park, 202Creates

The Eisenhower Memorial is open, 202Creates Month is underway and there's a new app for copter-watchers. Also, due to the pandemic, D.C. expects a 50-percent drop in tourism.

Tech Tip: Do You Allow Guests to Access Your WiFi Network?

If you give out your employees’ password, you’re practically opening the door for anyone to come in and steal private information — even your customers' credit card data.

Protesters Block Wisconsin Ave. for Hours

On Wednesday afternoon and early evening, the CVS at 2226 Wisconsin Ave. NW was closed while some 20 young people blocked the street in front of the store. 

New York’s Levain Bakery Opens on M St.

The new Georgetown store features hand-painted murals by Libby VanderPloeg that include depictions of Dupont Circle, the Tidal Basin and the skyline of Georgetown University.