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Weekend Round Up May 24, 2018

Memorial Day weekend observances include the annual concert on the Capitol’s West Lawn on Sunday and the Arlington National Cemetery wreath-laying, followed by the Memorial Day parade down Constitution Avenue, on Monday.

Downtowner DC May 16, 2018

Talkin’ ’Bout My ‘innoMAYtion’ D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off the 2018 “innoMAYtion” campaign, an annual month-long celebration of people and companies shaping innovation in...

Downtowner DC May 2, 2018

Yacht Club Coming to the Wharf The ultimate in luxury is coming to the Wharf this summer. Barton & Gray Mariners Club is a day-yachting...

Downtowner DC April 18, 2018

Petalpalooza Premieres at the Wharf Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Petalpalooza made its debut April 1 as part of the National Cherry...

Weekend Round Up April 12, 2018

Today through Sunday: the Washington Ballet’s “Mixed Masters” program and the second half of the Shift Festival of American Orchestras. Also on Sunday: the Gay Men's Chorus small ensembles at the Barns.

Kids Flock to Science and Engineering Expo in D.C. (photos)

The 5th USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, commandeered the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on April 7 and 8, dazzling an estimated 350,000 visitors, many of them children.

Downtowner April 4, 2018

Charges Against Turkish Guards Dismissed Federal prosecutors have dismissed assault charges against 11 guards in a brawl in D.C. last May. Video of the incident...

Downtowner DC March 21, 2018

New Executive Chef at Momofuku CityCenterDC restaurant Momofuku has brought in a new chef, marking a change in direction. A Maryland native, chef Tae Strain...

Rally, Hearing on Comprehensive Plan, March 20

Employing the tagline “Stop the #ComprehensiveScam,” the Grass Roots Coalition is protesting the changes proposed by Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration.

Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos)

One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.