Downtowner DC: Razor Wire, E-Mopeds, Schools, Metrorail, Crime
Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.
Downtowner DC: Fireworks, Lloyd Austin, Nats Apparel, HQ2
Here is a round up of the latest news items from around town, including the Council’s override of two mayoral vetoes and several non-COVID fatalities.
Downtowner DC: Vaccine, Bus Fares, Boebert’s Glock
Acting D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee warned that Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) will be subject to the same penalties as any other person caught in D.C. carrying a firearm.
Downtowner DC: Holiday Market, Wilson High, Tidal Basin
Choosing not to let COVID get in its way, the open-air market at 8th and F Streets NW, which opens on Friday, Nov. 20, will have new health and safety protocols in place.
Downtowner DC: Eisenhower Memorial, Franklin Park, 202Creates
The Eisenhower Memorial is open, 202Creates Month is underway and there’s a new app for copter-watchers. Also, due to the pandemic, D.C. expects a 50-percent drop in tourism.
Downtowner DC: March on Washington, Eateries, Bedbugs
Kramerbooks will stay put in Dupont for at least three years and a new spot for socially-distanced drinking opened in Shaw.
Downtowner DC July 15, 2020
NAACP TO MOVE HEADQUARTERS TO D.C. The NAACP, headquartered in Baltimore since 1986, will relocate to the Frank D. Reeves Center for Municipal Affairs at 14th and U Streets NW […]
District Planner and Builder Allen Lew Dies
After overseeing the creation of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Lew took charge of the baseball conversion of RFK Stadium and the construction of Nationals Park.
Downtowner DC June 17, 2020
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS TEST POSITIVE The D.C. National Guard, mobilized to respond to the protests triggered by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, reported that some of […]
Downtowner DC April 8, 2020
STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS IN EFFECT The new stay-at-home orders in D.C., Maryland and Virginia give police more ability to enforce social-distancing rules. Disobeying these rules could result in fines or jail […]