Community Group Created to Enhance Safety

April 20, 2016

A group of concerned D.C. residents have come together to start an organization that they hope, with any luck, won’t be around in five years.

DCSafetyNet is working to raise awareness and to suggest and try out solutions and tactics …

Downtowner Ins and Outs

OUT – Sona Creamery

Sona Creamery opened three years ago and was D.C.’s first commercial cheese creamery. They were also the first to bring raw milk into the District since 1952. Sona Creamery won the 2015 Slow Food Award and …

Downtowner Business Ins and Outs

April 6, 2016


IN: Cava Grill Opening in Dupont Circle

Popular fast casual Mediterranean restaurant, Cava Grill, has opened the doors at its newest location, in Dupont Circle. The long-requested eatery will feature a dedicated space for online order pick-ups, an interior …

Female Entrepreneurs in D.C.

March 16, 2016

As Washington evolves into more than a political town, female entrepreneurs and business owners are playing an increasingly important role in shaping D.C.’s new economy.

Women in D.C. are ahead of the national average and run almost half of all …

From Hill Staffer to Garter Girl

Julianne Smith’s story begins much like other D.C. stories. A politics major in college, she always loved government and history. With an internship on the Hill under her belt, Juli returned to the city and started working on Capitol Hill …

Celebrity Sightings: Natalie Portman in Town for Filming of ‘Jackie’

March 10, 2016

Missed Kevin Spacey at the National Portrait Gallery? Ashley Judd at Gaston Hall or Halcyon House? Leo DiCaprio at Cafe Milano or 1789 Restaurant? You have a chance to catch a glimpse of actress Natalie Portman, who will be filming …