...

Opponents Urge Council to Void Initiative 77

More than 250 managers, waiters, bartenders walked through the halls of the John A. Wilson District Building July 9, urging Council members to void the vote to eliminate the lower minimum wage for tipped employees.

2-Alarm Fire at Wingo’s Shuts Down Wisconsin & O

A dramatic response to a kitchen fire that began at Wingo's eatery at 3207 O St. NW and jumped to the English Rose Garden...

K St. Bikeway: ‘Pretty Great,’ If Confusing

The main problem so far is when cars (and a tourist bus or two) park in the bike lanes. Even police patrol cars can be seen sitting in a lane.

Main Street Hosts First Big Event, ‘I Do’

Selecting a wedding theme for its first big promotion, held June 23, seemed a natural for the new Georgetown Main Street organization. At least 30 businesses participated.

Washington Harbour to Sell for $415 Million

Global Holdings Group, an investment company with ties to a prominent Israeli family, reportedly has a contract with the current South Korean owners to buy the 562,105-square-foot Georgetown complex.

Tipped-Employee Initiative Passes. Now What?

Initiative 77, making it District law to guarantee every full-time employee a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2025, passed 55 percent to 45 percent.  An online petition is being circulated to “Continue the fight – bring 77 to City Council!”

Helios Laser Center Shines

Helios Laser Center, a brand-new, state-of-the-art practice, has opened at 4900 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 320, in Friendship Heights. The center is owned and...

Business Ins & Outs June 20, 2018

By Stephanie Green and Robert Devaney In: The Dough Jar The Dough Jar is a sweet shop that thinks outside the ice cream cone and cupcake....

Up on the Roof: Rosewood Celebrates Summer

With its panoramic views, plush sofas and beautiful landscaping, the Rooftop at Rosewood Washington, D.C., has become a cozy haven for those “in the...

Andres Helps O’Connell Celebrate 40 Years

The Georgetowner takes this opportunity to heartily congratulate Patrick O’Connell on the 40th anniversary of the beloved Inn at Little Washington and welcome José Andrés to Georgetown.