Downtowner DC March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020

WOMEN’S MONTH AT THE LINE The Line DC hotel is celebrating International Women’s Month with programming that includes a new banner featuring artwork by local artist Rebecca Rea-Holloway (@thesweetfeminist), a […]

Park Service: Cherry Blossoms to Peak March 27

March 4, 2020

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, which encompasses dozens of events, will kick off with an opening ceremony on Saturday, March 21, and continue through Easter Sunday, April 12.

Downtowner DC February 26, 2020

February 26, 2020

PHASE 2 OF WHARF DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY The second phase of the Wharf development in Southwest D.C. is proceeding, adding new residences, retail and amenities to the waterfront neighborhood. Opened in […]

Downtowner DC February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

NATS SPRING TRAINING STARTS UP Now that the Super Bowl winner has been decided, it’s time to think about the return of the 2019 World Series Champs. The Washington Nationals […]


January 29, 2020

SALON OPERATOR TO CUT BACK Ratner Companies, based in Vienna, Virginia, is set to close 10 percent of around 850 stores in the District and 16 states. The parent company […]

Downtowner DC January 15, 2019

January 15, 2020

FRIEDMAN TO BID FOR TRUMP HOTEL Investor and developer Brian Friedman is planning to bid for the lease of the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office building near […]

Downtowner DC May 1, 2019

May 7, 2019

BIKING ADVOCATE KILLED BY STOLEN VAN Longtime D.C. bike advocate Dave Salovesh, 54, was hit and killed late last month by the driver of a stolen van in Northeast D.C.’s […]

Big Debuts: Spy Museum, Apple Carnegie Library

May 6, 2019

Opening this weekend: a L’Enfant Plaza home for the Spy Museum and the second Apple store in D.C., in the former Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square.

Downtowner News April 17, 2019

April 18, 2019

Recent items from around the District: restaurant and Target openings, 20 years for Kaz, a life science incubator at the Parks at Walter Reed and a sex-assault arrest.

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 […]