Downtowner DC March 21, 2018

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 was most recently chef de […]

Rally, Hearing on Comprehensive Plan, March 20

March 19, 2018

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)

March 5, 2018

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.

Downtowner DC Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

Ground Broken for New Frederick Douglass Bridge The groundbreaking for the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River — and the reconfiguration of connections to South Capitol Street, […]

Celebrating the Year of the Dog in D.C. (photos)

February 20, 2018

The parade through Chinatown on Sunday, Feb. 18, featured Chinese lion and dragon dances, musical performances, youth groups, marching bands and beauty queens.

Downtowner Feb. 7, 2018

February 7, 2018

Discovery Communications Exiting Silver Spring The company that runs the Discovery Channel will vacate its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, probably in 2019. Many employees will move to a new […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

January 24, 2018

Ivanka and Jared Dine at Momofuku First daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner — whose birthday was Jan. 10 — decided to dine out with two other couples […]

Downtowner Jan. 24, 2018


D.C. Makes HQ2 Shortlist Washington, D.C., is one of 20 places to make the latest cut in Amazon’s search for a second headquarters. With $5 billion set to be invested, […]

D.C. Makes Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist

January 18, 2018

Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated D.C.’s nomination in the field of 20, which includes nearby Montgomery County, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

January 10, 2018

Kal Penn Brunches at Busboys Busboys and Poets tweeted a photo of actor, producer and former White House staffer Kal Penn during the holiday season. The actor stopped in for […]