Georgetown Commercial Real Estate Shifts to Smaller, More Vibrant Start-Ups

September 17, 2020

As national-brand retailers declare bankruptcy across the United States and the coronavirus pandemic has triggered the worst economic contraction since the Great Depression, the commercial real estate sector in Georgetown […]

Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown

August 13, 2020

As schools in D.C. and Georgetown grapple with being fully online, fully in-person or a mix this fall, we must ask: What is best for children, teachers and staff — […]

Virtual Learning Is Here to Stay


“There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with […]

Staycationing by Bike

July 15, 2020

A bike-enabled staycation is smaller, simpler, less ambitious in many ways than that exotic excursion you perhaps had planned.

Bike Fever


FIGHTING PANDEMIC STRESS, D.C. RESIDENTS TAKE TO 2 WHEELS As the summer sunshine glows, a resurgence of bike fever has hit the residents of the nation’s capital. Renewed interest in biking in the bright open air, after months of pandemic lockdown, has spiked demand at local bike shops, which are struggling to maintain inventories as their global supply chains hit bottlenecks. Fortunately, for those seeking solace in the joys of recreational or commuter bicycling, Washington, D.C. — home to hundreds of miles of vaunted scenic bike trails — continues […]

Father’s Day 2020, Unlike Any Other

June 17, 2020

This Sunday, June 21, is Father’s Day, the third Sunday of June, the day after the summer solstice — the longest day of the year. But Father’s Day 2020 is […]

Dining and Shopping Return with a (Masked) Smile, Delayed by Protesters

June 3, 2020

In a letter announcing the return of outdoor dining to Fiola Mare on the Georgetown waterfront, owner and chef Fabio Trabocchi — also of Fiola DC, Sfoglina and Del Mar […]

My Georgetown: Madeleine Albright

May 20, 2020

Georgetown has long been home to many public figures. But for all their fame, or notoriety, they all have one thing in common: Georgetown is home, the place they brush […]

Pandemic Pivot: How Businesses Are Adapting

May 6, 2020

Many local businesses are turning to creative ways to stay afloat during the coronavirus restrictions — even as they know their percentage of sales is way down and they apply […]

Mane-Taining my Sanity


Going virtual is tough enough for shops and restaurants, but a good number have made a  pandemic pivot, taking orders online and delivering right to homebound customers’ doorsteps. For local […]