Palisades 4th of July Parade Lights Up MacArthur Blvd.

July 5, 2022

Photos by Patrick G. Ryan The 56th annual Fourth of July parade in Washington, D.C.’s Palisades neighborhood made a strong and sunny comeback this year. The happily, loosey-goosey, fun-loving mixture […]

On My Blocks of Independence: Growing Up at 30th & P in Georgetown

June 23, 2022

On my blocks of independence… buying gum… neighbors helping neighbors… saying goodbye to local havens and hello to new owners… Growing up near 30th and P Street NW, my first […]

Pride Perspectives on D.C. Streets

June 21, 2022

D.C. streets were brimming with boisterous crowds, traffic cones and glittery party favors June 11 as the city hosted its Pride Parade through the Logan and Dupont Circle neighborhoods. As […]

Business Ins & Outs — End of an Era: Sara’s Market Closes Tuesday


A Georgetown tradition of more than a century is ending in less than a week. Sara’s Market at 3008 Q St. NW will shut its doors for good at the […]

Weekend Round Up, June 16–20

June 16, 2022

Happy Father’s Day and Juneteenth weekend! There are lots of things to do, including a performance by The American Pops Orchestra tonight, the singer Pharrell bringing all his friends to […]

Kids Korner: Georgetown Garden Tour  and Pools 

June 15, 2022

O Street News May 2022    I walked in the rain puddles to see the Georgetown Garden Tour. The Tour had many gardens this year, so I had to walk ALL […]

Georgetown Now a Direct-to-Consumer Hub 


The crowds are back. Pedestrians. Diners. Shoppers. Tourists. Students. The streets, once again, are packed.     And it’s a beautiful sight to see.   A quick look at our own “Biz Ins […]

New C&O Canal Boat to Help Revitalize Georgetown   


Upon its April 28 christening to much fanfare – with Mayor Bowser presiding – Georgetown’s new C&O Canal Boat, the “Georgetown Heritage,” launched a new era of local historical and […]

Fun, Almost Back-to-Normal Summer Weekend in Georgetown

June 13, 2022

Pools open! Parades and parties! Picnics in the park. Pop-ups including a free champagne garden party. Plenty of shopping in Georgetown — with a chance to slip easily over to Virginia to […]

Crime Report: M Street Kidnapping, Two Arrests in Violent Georgetown Incidents


In the heart of Georgetown, an attempted kidnapping of a young male toddler took place on June 7 in broad daylight in front of Urban Outfitters on the 3100 block […]