Plans Progress for Open-Air Market at Georgetown Gateway

December 14, 2020

The triangle where M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue converge was the longtime site of a gas station, demolished in 2018 when developer Anthony Lanier bought the property.

Tech Tip: Bookmark the Legitimate Websites You Frequently Visit

All you have to do is accidentally fat-finger one letter in a website’s URL and up pops a very legitimate-looking fake copy of the site you were trying to get to.

State of Retail — Open: 252 Georgetown Stores, Restaurants. Shop Local for the Holidays

Now is the time for us to shop local and support our retail businesses and restaurants — especially during the holidays. Here’s an interactive map to tell you what’s open.

On Its Way to D.C., Foxtrot Market Launches Awards Program

December 10, 2020

Small businesses in the D.C. area can now submit their products to the Up and Comers program for a chance to be carried in Foxtrot’s brick-and-mortar and online stores.

Bowser Announces One-Time Stimulus Payment

The $1,200 payment will be sent to around 20,000 individuals who were eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and filed on or before Nov. 30.

Tech Tip: Never Use Personal Devices to Connect to Company Data

December 7, 2020

If you and your kids are using a home PC to play games, access Facebook and surf the web, there’s a high probability you’re infected with spyware or malware.

Tech Tip: How to Spot a Phishing Email

November 30, 2020

Often these emails look 100-percent legitimate and show up in the form of a PDF (scanned document), a UPS or FedEx tracking number, a bank letter, a Facebook alert or a bank notification.

Tech Tip: How to Foil Ransomware

November 23, 2020

The last CryptoLocker virus forced many business owners to lose data or pay up, since there was no other way to decrypt the files.

Bowser Adjusts COVID Restrictions, Discourages Thanksgiving Travel

The limit for outdoor gatherings has been reduced from 50 to 25 people and Indoor gatherings may not exceed 10 people.

Bowser: $100 Million to Help Retail, Restaurants, Hotels, Entertainment

November 19, 2020

Announced on Nov. 18, the Bridge Fund is a $100-million investment in businesses and workers in D.C.’s hospitality, entertainment and retail sectors.