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COVID Sights: Brooks Brothers Skips Town; Residents, Businesses Confront New World

A few businesses remain open on M Street, such as Thunder Burger (takeout and delivery only), Moby Dick, America Eats (meals for the needy) and even Georgetown Tobacco.

‘Wonderful News’: the Rev. Tim Cole Returns Home

The rector of Georgetown's Christ Church, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Washington, D.C., is back home from the hospital.

Georgetown Almost a Ghost Town; D.C. Shuts Down Nonessential Businesses

Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the application process for a new $25-million microgrant program to provide relief to local small businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Grace under Quarantine: Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering at Hospital

Cole, 59, was the first Washington, D.C., patient diagnosed with coronavirus on March 7, after being admitted with pneumonia on March 5. He has been isolated ever since.

Jack Evans Withdraws From Special Election

But Evans said he would unquestionably stay in the race for the new four-year term, to be decided in the Nov. 3 general election.

Georgetown’s 6 p.m. Friendly Wave Makes Debut

The wave is the brainchild of Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Elizabeth Miller, who said: "We had 11 households on our block last night, including an accordion player, two horns and pups!"

Georgetown News During the COVID-19 Constraints

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Georgetown Small Businesses Hit Hard; Virus Advice

Mayor Bowser directed restaurants to shut their bar areas and make a six-foot distance between patrons. For Billy Martin of Martin's Tavern, that directive makes an already small establishment smaller.

Business Ins & Outs

In the face of current challenges, the neighborhood is welcoming a chocolatier, a butcher and a unisex shoe store, with more to come.

Georgetown Rector Contracts Coronavirus: D.C.’s First Case

According to Christ Church spokesman Rob Volmer, the Rev. Tim Cole fell ill shortly after attending an Episcopal conference in Louisville on Feb. 22.