Downtowner DC

October 11, 2017

The Wharf Lowers Gangplank Phase 1 of the massive Wharf project on D.C.’s Southwest waterfront will have its grand opening Thursday, Oct. 12, with a preview of the new water-taxi […]

Downtowner DC

September 28, 2017

D.C. Queues Up for HQ2 Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that D.C. plans to submit a bid to become home to Amazon’s second headquarters. In a video that played off Amazon’s […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

September 13, 2017

Proposal Eyewitness Gets Plaque at Martin’s It was spring of 1953. Marion “Joe” Smoak was nursing a martini at Martin’s Tavern on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown and history hit him […]

Downtowner DC

August 23, 2017

Capital One Arena Replaces Verizon Center The Verizon Center, a sports and entertainment arena originally known as the MCI Center, became the Capital One Arena on Aug. 9. Monumental Sports […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

Swift Lesson for Trump Here’s hoping President Donald Trump was doing some reading and not just posting on Twitter the past few weeks. On Aug. 14, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift won […]

Anti-Poaching ‘March for Elephants’ in D.C. (photos)

August 14, 2017

The fifth annual rally was held Saturday, Aug. 12, “World Elephant Day.”

Downtowner DC

August 10, 2017

Apple Store Gets Lease at Carnegie Library Apple is planning to open a store in D.C.’s landmark Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square. Events DC, which oversees the former library […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

Having a ‘Back to the Future’ Moment? Have you noticed lots of vintage cars around town? Steven Spielberg’s Pentagon Papers movie is back in D.C. filming, except this time none […]

Downtowner DC

July 26, 2017

Weekend Bus Bypass for Red Line Tunnel Crews will be attempting to repair a leaking Metrorail tunnel for a few more weekends. The work has forced a weekend shutdown of […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girls

July 12, 2017

Mika Drags in Melania After attacking MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Twitter, saying she was “bleeding badly from a facelift,” President Donald Trump is involved in a vicious war of […]