New D.C. Water Project to Improve Health of the Potomac River

August 2, 2021

Activity along K Street and Water Street on the Georgetown waterfront never seems to stop — whether people, bikes, cars or utility crews.  This time, DC Water contractors are doing […]

Citi Open: Nadal’s Practice Session Delights; Gauff Expected Wednesday 


The Washington Citi Open tennis tournament at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center is back after a year’s pandemic hiatus, with two top international tennis stars among the draw: Rafael Nadal […]

Mapping Georgetown’s Rose Park Visit Sparks New Recollections: Tell Your Story 

July 26, 2021

A unique table dedicated to the art of preservation appeared at the Georgetown Farmers Market at Rose Park last Wednesday — not of the pickling or canning variety, however, but […]

Mayor Ends D.C.’s ‘Public Health Emergency’ While Retaining Emergency Powers


At 4:06 p.m. on Saturday July 24, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser took to Twitter to proclaim an end to the District’s coronavirus “public health emergency.” To allow for a “nimble” […]

Shooting Stirs Panic at Nats Park: Crime and Police Blotter, July 19

July 19, 2021

This weekend marked a barrage of gun violence which resulted separately in the death of a six-year-old girl and panic at Nationals Park. Washington Nationals, Mayor Bowser Release Statement on […]

‘A Mighty Woman With a Torch’: Bastille Day at French Ambassador’s Residence

July 15, 2021

It could not be more fitting for the Embassy of France to unveil a beautiful miniature replica of the Statue of Liberty which will greet visitors as they enter the […]

At Last, Georgetown Canal Boat Is Home

July 12, 2021

Over the weekend, a precious shipment arrived near Fletcher’s Boathouse at the C&O Canal and Canal Road. Two halves of the canal boat –– a contemporary take on a historic […]

Downtowner News: Metro Ridership Up, D.C. Gov’t In!


D.C. Government Employees Back in Office  As of today, D.C. Government employees are back in their offices. They’ll be greeted with lots of welcome back perks including free food, Pilates classes and festive […]

Now Online: D.C.’s Parking Permit System

July 6, 2021

Parking headaches? Here’s some relief. Residents in need of parking spaces for their guests and workers will now have streamlined systems on hand, according to the District’s Department of Transportation. […]