D.C. Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths; Mayor’s Sister Dies

February 25, 2021

COVID-19 led to a poignant and personal sorrow for D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser, who announced the death of her older sister, Mercia Bowser, 64.

Georgetown Couples: Funny Valentines, Lifelong Loves

February 11, 2021

It’s been a rough year for everyone, but these three couples have managed to see it through with grace, strength and a little humor.

Mayor Bowser, ‘Just’ Being a Mom

February 8, 2021

The mayor’s daughter Miranda, who recently attended a friend’s birthday party with her mom, is two years old — and every parent knows what that means.

’Tis the Season: Holiday Advice

December 9, 2020

My favorite time of the year is Dec. 22, the day after the winter solstice, when hours of daylight slowly, imperceptibly increase. It always gives me hope. For most of […]

Bike Fever

July 15, 2020

FIGHTING PANDEMIC STRESS, D.C. RESIDENTS TAKE TO 2 WHEELS As the summer sunshine glows, a resurgence of bike fever has hit the residents of the nation’s capital. Renewed interest in biking in the bright open air, after months of pandemic lockdown, has spiked demand at local bike shops, which are struggling to maintain inventories as their global supply chains hit bottlenecks. Fortunately, for those seeking solace in the joys of recreational or commuter bicycling, Washington, D.C. — home to hundreds of miles of vaunted scenic bike trails — continues […]

Restaurateurs, Retailers Show Resilience

June 17, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic persists, Georgetown restaurateurs and retailers have met the twin challenges of the District’s Phase One reopening and property damage during the recent protests with a variety […]

Home Utility Bill Assistance, DC Water Town Hall Meeting


DC Water will hold a virtual town hall meeting for Ward 2 residents to discuss proposed rates, current projects and issues impacting the community on Tuesday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m.

Business Ins & Outs: Levain Bakery, Framebridge & More

June 3, 2020

NYC’S LEVAIN BAKERY COMING TO M ST. Still, when all is said and done, they come to Georgetown first. Manhattan’s Levain Bakery with its big, textured cookies will be setting […]

Dining and Shopping Return with a (Masked) Smile, Delayed by Protesters


In a letter announcing the return of outdoor dining to Fiola Mare on the Georgetown waterfront, owner and chef Fabio Trabocchi — also of Fiola DC, Sfoglina and Del Mar […]

A Tip of the Hat to Proper Topper

May 6, 2020

After store closures, store openings and a current chemotherapy regime, Anna Fuhrman is still propping and topping — no small feat in the turbulent world of COVID-19 retail.