Business Ins & Outs: Pure Sweat, Skims, My Little Chamomile

May 13, 2024

In: Pure Sweat + Float Studio Pure Sweat + Float Studio opened Friday at 3345 Prospect St. NW, next to Down Dog Yoga, with infrared saunas and float therapy.  Pure Sweat’s […]

Opinion: How I Discovered the Meaning of Memorial Day

May 8, 2024

By Chip Reid    I’m a bit embarrassed to admit it, but for most of my life the only thing special about Memorial Day was the fact that it was a […]

Business Ins & Outs: Barnes & Noble, Georgetown Veterinary, Marcel’s

May 6, 2024

M St. Barnes & Noble Restored, June 26 Gone from Georgetown since 2011, the United States’ largest bookstore chain will return to its original location at 3040 M St. NW, […]

White House Correspondents’ Parties Talk of the Town

April 29, 2024

Washington’s annual nerd prom — the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner and its attendant parties before and after — saw a bit of revival this weekend. Some of the usual […]

Business Ins & Outs: French Market, Rose Park Market, Club Pilates, Rosewood


In (Oui): Georgetown and the French Market If you were in Georgetown over the weekend, you knew — beyond a doubt — that Georgetown is back, baby. It sure looked […]

Foxtrot’s Abrupt Closure May Be Illegal

April 25, 2024

Foxtrot, the high-end coffee shop and convenience store, suddenly announced midday April 23 that it was permanently closing all of its locations. Employees and customers were stunned by the abrupt closures […]

Business Ins & Outs: M.M.LaFleur, Sézane, Wingo’s; Big Wheel Bikes

April 22, 2024

In: Sézane to Open May 3 The ladies are impressed. Sézane is set to open May 3 at 1211 Wisconsin Ave. NW in the former Tory Burch store. The French […]

Patrons’ Party Attracts the Best of Georgetown

April 18, 2024

As usual, it was the place to be: the annual Patrons’ Party for the Georgetown House Tour. The April 17 party at Dumbarton House would have made first lady Dolley […]

Crime & Safety: River Death, Card Skimming, Sexual Assault

April 15, 2024

The following are selections from news reports and alerts from the Metropolitan Police Department on crimes and safety issues over the last two weeks. WUSA9 reported: “A woman has died […]

The Georgetowner’s Spring 2024 Theater Guide 

April 10, 2024

 ONGOING …  At Arena Stage, Trip Cullman directs “Unknown Soldier,” the last musical by “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” composer Michael Friedman, with lyrics by Friedman and Daniel Goldstein, who wrote […]