Downtowner DC April 3, 2019

April 5, 2019

GU EXPANDS ON CAPITOL HILL Georgetown University has finalized the purchase of a building at 500 First St. NW, expanding the university’s presence on Capitol Hill. Adding the new acquisition […]

Downtowner DC March 20, 2019

March 26, 2019

CITYCENTERDC SNAGS FIRST TIFFANY’S IN DISTRICT Famed jeweler Tiffany & Co. opened its first shop in the District on March 4. The store is located in CityCenterDC, home to many […]

And the Winner Is … Tracy’s Kids

February 27, 2019

As wife of Vice President Mike Pence, Karen Pence is a prize guest at A List parties. But what’s her “most favorite event of the year”? The Oscars-themed “And the […]

Celebrating the Year of the Pig in Chinatown (photos)

February 11, 2019

The Feb. 10 parade, which featured traditional lion and dragon dances, firecrackers, beauty pageant winners and community groups, was organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.

Downtowner DC

December 7, 2018

D.C. to Enforce Straw Ban Next Year The District will be banning plastic straws starting in 2019. Effective Jan. 1, businesses and organizations that serve or sell beverages or food […]

Downtowner: NPS Fees, D.C. Duped, Other News

November 8, 2018

In this report: items about National Mall permit fees, a costly scam, a campaign rally, a death from a stray bullet, an Adams Morgan grocery, driverless cars and dockless motor scooters.

Downtowner DC Oct. 24, 2018

October 24, 2018

Officials’ Pay May Get Hiked A bill on its way to the District Council would deliver big pay raises to city officials. The salaries of the mayor, attorney general and […]

Political Floodwaters Rise With Kavanaugh Hearing

October 1, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh presented himself as both self-confident, and, oddly, as a victim — and, more than that, the subject of persecution by the Democratic Party.  

Downtowner DC Sept. 26, 2018

September 26, 2018

5th Straight Year of Less Crime According to a report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, crimes like murder, assault, robbery and car theft are down for the fifth […]

Downtowner DC Sept. 12, 2018

September 12, 2018

D.C. Breaks Ground on RFK Campus Project Mayor Muriel Bowser and Events DC kicked off phase one of the redevelopment of the empty Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. This initial […]