Business Ins & Outs: Arcay Chocolates, Kyojin, Clare V.

July 31, 2023

In: Arcay Chocolates Open on O  Talk about a sweet story — and people and place. Arcay Chocolates opened on Friday at 3211 O St. NW, the former site of […]

Crime Report: Bowser Signs Emergency Public Safety Act; Pinto, Citizens Meetings

July 24, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Emergency Public Safety Act into law on July 20. It aims to curb violent crime. The District Council passed the bill earlier this month. It […]

Business Ins & Outs: ‘Barbie,’ the Tox, Pasha Castle, Paper Source

In: ‘Barbie’ Promotions Are in the Pink From the AMC Theater on K Street, of course, to hair salons like La Veronique Georgetown and clothing stores, all things “Barbie” were celebrated over […]

Crime: New D.C. Police Chief Selected; Local Crime Report

July 17, 2023

Historical first this morning: Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the selection of the first African-American woman as permanent Chief for the Metropolitan Police Department. Pamela A. Smith – formerly MPD’s Chief […]

Business Ins & Outs: Garden Shop, Lugano, Z&V; Lush, Kintaro

In: Georgetown Garden Shop on O The Georgetown Garden Shop just opened at Robert Bell’s spot at 3214 O St. NW. Caroline Ervin is selling garden decor, small tools and […]

Crime: D.C. Gun Violence Again Makes National Headlines; Local Crime Report 

July 10, 2023

Once again a major U.S. holiday – this time, the Fourth of July – is marred by gun violence in the nation’s capital. And again, violence in the District makes […]

Remembering ‘Georgetown Jack’

Georgetown University announced Monday that Georgetown Jack, the school’s English Bulldog mascot, passed away after a brief illness. Jack the Bulldog is a storied G.U. tradition, first brought to campus […]

ANC2E: Cannabis, Vandalism, Fire, Traffic Study, TJ St. Project                                 

July 6, 2023

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission’s June 29 meeting for July started with a grateful goodbye to ANC2E Chair Elizabeth Miller. Her family’s downsizing move from Q Street to O Street […]

Fire at Ristorante Piccolo Shuts Down 31st and M St.

June 29, 2023

[This story was updated July 11.] D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to a fire at Ristorante Piccolo at 1068 31st St. NW, shutting down the street as well […]

Business Ins & Outs: La Chaumière, Alara, Fangyán, Greco

Hakan Ilan to Remake Paolo’s Space The long shuttered Paolo’s Ristorante space, most recently High Street Grill, will become Alara, a Turkish restaurant by Hakan Ilhan. Meaning “beautiful water fairy” […]