Bob Dole (1923-2021): A Vet to Remember

December 6, 2021

“Veteran who gave his most for his country.” Bob Dole said he wanted to be remembered that way. But for Bob Dole, giving “his most” included an almost impossible-to-remember-it-all list of […]

ANC 2E December Report: Greenheart Juice, BID Plan on Expanded Sidewalks

December 1, 2021

Greenheart Juice Shop Denied BZA Support Due to Traffic Concerns Alicia Swanstrom, founder of Greenheart Juice Shop, spoke before the commission and requested support for a Board of Zoning Adjustment […]

Georgetown BID Criticized for Sidewalk Expansions, High Staff Costs

November 29, 2021

The Georgetown Business Improvement District – a non-profit organization originally dedicated to “a cleaner, safer, more accessible Georgetown” and supported by some $5.2 million of annual mandated supplemental taxes on businesses […]

Happy Hanukkah: National Menorah Lighting Ceremony (photos)


On Sunday, Nov. 28, the first night of the eight-day Jewish holiday, thousands attended the 2021 National Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony on the Ellipse, just across from the White House […]

Last Day for La Jolie Bleue; Avocado Mattress to Open

November 24, 2021

Out: La Jolie Bleue Closes Today We sadly report that today is the last day for La Jolie Bleue, the sweet and savory bakery at 1560 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The […]

Mayor Mellows Mask Mandate

November 22, 2021

Some call the new sometimes-off, sometimes-on District mask mandate ordered by Mayor Muriel Bowser beginning today Monday Nov. 22 a “dropping.” Others call it “on the way out.” Others call […]

Ward 2 to Expand Under Redistricting Plans


The District’s Ward 2, of which Georgetown is a part, will expand its eastern boundaries to include all of the Shaw neighborhood, according to a D.C. Council report released last […]

Crime Report, Nov. 15: Armed Robbery at 29th & M St. NW, Two G.U. Incidents

November 15, 2021

From the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), here are the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown. Nov. 15 – Robbery (Gun): Incident occurred at 29th and M Streets […]

Cherry Blossom Festival to Go Live and In-Person in 2022 (photos)

November 10, 2021

After a two-year pause, the National Cherry Blossom Festival announced plans to return to “live and in-person” events in 2022.” The announcement by Cherry Festival President Diana Mayhew became official […]

Iconic ‘LOVE HATE’ Sculpture on Display in Downtown D.C. (photos)


“The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? There is a brotherhood among all men. This must be recognized if life […]