September 2023 Downtowner News Briefs

September 13, 2023

Office of Management and Budget Gets Return-to-Work Letter   The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OBM) encouraging more in-person work at […]

Downtowner News Briefs, Aug. 7

August 7, 2023

Beyoncé Concert Delayed, Her Tour Funds Metro Post-Close  After a lightning delay caused Beyoncé’s Renaissance Tour to start later than expected, 60,000 concertgoers spent hours in the concourse and ramp […]

Downtowner News: WH Cocaine, French Bulldogs, Soccer, Frederick Douglass

July 12, 2023

Hunting for the Source of Cocaine Found at White House   The White House was evacuated for a short time over the July 4 holiday weekend while President Joe Biden was at […]

Agouridis’s Plan for Golden Triangle

This year celebrates 25 years of the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, a 44-block area with nearly 6,000 businesses and around 200 restaurants with almost 34 million square feet of […]

June Downtowner News Briefs    

June 14, 2023

 D.C. Council Passes Emergency Bill to Cap Rent Increases   Despite high inflation numbers, the D.C. Council passed an emergency bill earlier this month to stabilize rental housing in the city […]

Downtown Renewal: We Spoke with Gerren Price, CEO of DowntownDC BID 

June 12, 2023

Life’s been a whirlwind for Gerren Price the last few years. He joined the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) as director of public space operations in 2018. Two years later, […]

Mayor Bowser Launches Downtown Action Plan  

May 25, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser joined District officials and local partners to launch the Downtown Action Plan on May 24. “Our downtown is beautiful and walkable. It has dozens of monuments and […]

Emancipation Day Weekend Celebrates D.C. 

April 17, 2023

Today, Washingtonians observe a unique American holiday that’s part of their history but affects the rest of the country, too. D.C. Emancipation Day honors the day, April 16, when President […]

April 2023 Downtowner

April 12, 2023

Whatever Floats Your Boat — The D.C. Boat Show is Back!   While there hasn’t been a boat show in the District in years (the last was at the convention center […]

Downtowner News: March 2023

March 20, 2023

New Head of 911 Call Center in D.C. Wants Complete Overhaul   Heather McGaffin, the new acting director of the Office of Unified Communications (the agency that operates D.C.’s 911 call […]