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. […]

At First Anniversary, Pinto Prioritizes – and Thanks – Ward 2 

June 28, 2021

Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto is looking up these days. With the Biden-Harris administration in town, the pandemic’s easing and Mayor Muriel Bowser’s budget allocating funding to the District’s […]

Business Ins & Outs: Preppy Fitzgerald’s, Aerie, M&T


In: The Preppy Chic, Cozy Fitzy’s Clyde’s Restaurant Group and 1789 Restaurant have gone back to the future with the second reboot to replace the celebrated, longtime F. Scott’s, companion […]

Passionate Town Discussion Over Expanded Sidewalks

June 24, 2021

The temporary Georgetown project to lay out some 3500 linear square feet of expanded sidewalks — specially constructed curb fitting platforms, traffic protectors and landscaping — on both sides of […]

Local Couple Travels the World as Digital Nomads

June 20, 2021

America has always been a nation on the move. Recently, however, the idea of working remotely while traveling far and wide – the Digital Nomad lifestyle – seems to have […]

Georgetown Parking Myths: The Never-Ending Story


The Georgetowner’s June 16 article — “Busting Myths About Georgetown Parking”  — generated numerous calls and responses from the residents of Georgetown. Concerns about parking in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood are almost […]