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Artifacts Hint at Halcyon House’s Past

On Aug. 21, at the Georgetown Public Library, Jennifer Porter-Lupu, a doctoral student in anthropology at Northwestern University, presented a portion of what she had uncovered.

Leon: John Vincent’s Take on Fast Food

Vincent, founder of British restaurant company Leon, chose D.C. to set up his first American shop because he found it to be the U.S. city most like London.

Downtowner DC Aug. 22, 2018

Maydan on Bon Appetit’s ‘Hot Ten’ List Maydan, at 1346 Florida Ave. NW, is the second-best restaurant in the country, according to Bon Appetit’s “Hot...

Downtowner DC Aug. 8, 2018

3 Metro Lines to Avoid in August From Aug. 11 to 26, there will be a 24/7 shutdown of Metro’s Blue Line and single-tracking throughout...

Spicer Book Party Lights Up Trump Hotel

Past and present White House aides turned out on July 26 to fete Sean Spicer’s memoir, "The Briefing." Kellyanne Conway and Sarah Huckabee Sanders...

Downtowner DC July 25, 2018

Air Force Wins All-Star Armed Services Classic A new event ahead of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the All-Star Armed Services Classic, brought many...

Downtowner DC July 11, 2018

Thaddeus Stevens School: Renovations Begin Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the start of renovations of the closed Thaddeus Stevens School in the West End. A National...

Downtowner DC June 20, 2018

Franklin School to Become ‘Planet Word’ At the end of 2019, the historic Franklin School — a former public school that has been ahomeless shelter,...

Capitals Redeem Washington, D.C.

June 7 was the end of a 44-year quest by the Caps to win the big one, the Stanley Cup, that large, silvery trinket that had eluded them time after time, each time with more bitter frustration than the time before.

Downtowner DC June 6, 2018

Mayor Is Now Mommy D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced late last month that she had adopted a baby girl. Bowser began her adoption journey at...