Mayor Bowser Outlines ‘DC’s Comeback Plan’

January 9, 2023

Create 35,000 new jobs. Add 15,000 residents to the Downtown population by adding seven million square feet of residential units there. Reach an overall population of 725,000 in five years. […]

Innocents at Risk Founder Deborah Sigmund Dies  


Updated Jan. 13, 2023 Child advocacy non-profit Innocents at Risk founder Deborah “Debbie” Sigmund passed away unexpectedly Jan. 5, leaving behind a legacy of giving back to the wider community […]

Exclusive Interview: Shirley Kwan-Hui, Head of New D.C. Agency Protecting Consumers and Licensing Businesses 


There’s a new consumer-protection czar in town. And her skills and life experience are poised to help safeguard D.C. residents and visitors while ensuring safe and successful business practices in […]

Edward Weidenfeld (1943-2022)

January 5, 2023

With a resume that is impressive for even the most seasoned of Washingtonians, Edward L. Weidenfeld worked for six presidents and founded his own law firm, Weidenfeld Law Firm, P.C. […]

Hopper at the Whitney, Katz at the Guggenheim 


Now on view in Manhattan are major exhibitions of the work of two influential American artists, Edward Hopper (1882-1967) and Alex Katz (b. 1927). “Edward Hopper’s New York” is at […]

Mayor Bowser Sworn in for Historic Third Term

January 2, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser was sworn in for a historic third term as the Mayor of the District of Columbia at Washington Convention Center on Jan. 2. She is the first […]

Top 8 Town Topics of 2022: Canal Boat, Ukraine, Jelleff, Crime

December 27, 2022

It was the year of “Getting Back to Normal” in Georgetown after almost two years of lock-down, masks on, vaccine checks and restricted events. In this environment, big things happened, […]

Georgetown University’s Prisons and Justice Initiative Hires Adnan Syed


On December 12, when Georgetown University’s new Prisons and Justice Initiative (PJI) hired the key murder suspect featured in the most widely streamed true-crime podcast in history, the university’s Jesuit […]

Inaugural Georgetown Christmas Caroling Big Hit

December 19, 2022

The First Annual Georgetown Community Christmas Caroling on Dec. 11 proved an instant hit. “We had 50 carolers, and we stopped at six homes,” organizer and advisory neighborhood commissioner Elizabeth Miller […]

Shop Georgetown: The Holiday Gift Guide

December 7, 2022

The District proper is open for business. Retail numbers are strong but that doesn’t mean all is whole from the past few difficult years. If you’re in the giving mood, […]