Downtowner News Briefs: July 13, 2022

July 13, 2022

D.C. Homes Worth at Least $1 Million — Where Do We Rank?   According to a LendingTree report, the D.C. metro area is number eight in the country for its share […]

Applauding the D.C. Artsy Fashion Peacocks 

July 7, 2022

A reception and private video preview of a special pride edition of their 202 Creates Masterclass featuring D.C. Arts Commissioner José Alberto Uclés and arts and children’s book author Tom […]

Il Piatto: Hakan Ilhan Gives Italian Classics a Value-Oriented Spin at BLM Plaza

June 23, 2022

Il Piatto, a mecca for Italian classics in a classy, midtown setting, is restaurateur Hakan Ilhan’s latest offering to restaurant-goers looking for value. (His Georgetown spot is Brasserie Liberté.) The spacious dining […]

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 […]

Downtowner News Briefs: June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022

“Shaming Renaming” Gets D.C. Council Member Banned from Russia  D.C. Council member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3), helped name a block outside the Russian Embassy after a dissident the Russians are […]

Downtowner News Briefs, May 11

May 16, 2022

Fox Breaks into National Zoo, Kills 25 Flamingos, One Duck  The National Zoo reported that a wild fox broke through a metal mesh enclosure overnight earlier this month, and proceeded […]

National Cherry Blossom Festival In-Person Again; Peak Bloom March 22 to 25

March 3, 2022

The 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival announced March 1 — with Mayor Muriel Bowser, National Park Service and other city officials, and festival stakeholders — that it will bring back […]

Downtowner News Briefs, Jan. 31

January 31, 2022

Offensive Graffiti at Union Station  A 34-year-old man was arrested in late January for defacing private and public property at Union Station and three other buildings in the city. The […]

Downtowner: Kitten for POTUS? Dennis Owen R.I.P., Staff Shortages

January 12, 2022

Crumbs & Whiskers to President Biden: How About a Kitten? With the news of President Biden’s new German Shepherd puppy Commander at the White House, Georgetown’s kitten and cat café, Crumbs […]

Downtowner News Briefs, Dec. 13

December 13, 2021

TikTok Signs Lease Near Union Market   The popular social media platform TikTok is opening an outpost in the District. According to Bisnow, TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance signed a lease near Union Market in Northeast D.C. TikTok announced earlier this year […]