D.C. Opens 100 Percent; Driver’s License Deadline Extended 

June 10, 2021

Already the city projects a new air of relief, freedom and better days. On Friday, June 11, the City of Washington, D.C. will allow all large entertainment venues and nightclubs […]

Armed Forces Cycling Classic Returns to Arlington (photos)

June 8, 2021

It was another clear sign that life was returning back to normal following the lifting of COVID protocols. Many top men and women professional and amateur cyclists assembled in Crystal […]

Four Seasons Employees Honored for Helping Save Guest’s Life         

June 7, 2021

Timing. Team work. Training. It all worked on May 15, when a Four Seasons Hotel guest from New Jersey went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing. Four trained hotel employees immediately reacted […]

On With the Dance! Bowen McCauley Celebrates Its Final Season at the Kennedy Center (photos)

June 3, 2021

On with the dance! let joy be unconfin’d;No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meetTo chase the Glowing Hours with Flying feet ….. Lord Byron        In […]

Police Chief Robert Contee on Crime Prevention, Security, Police Reform

May 24, 2021

“A safe community is important in all the work we do and if people do not feel safe in their community, then we still have important work to do,” said Robert […]

‘The Future of Policing’ Focuses on Reform

May 17, 2021

Shortly after the D.C. Council voted unanimously to confirm Robert J. Contee III as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, the Office of the D.C. Auditor and the Council for […]

Downtowner News: Police Shooting, Vaccine Sites, Bicyclist Killed, Cicadas

May 3, 2021

Downtowner updates for April and May D.C. Man Shot and Killed by Police  A Metropolitan Police Department officer fatally shot Terrance Maurice Parker, 36, a Black man, last Friday night. […]

Hundreds Rally on May Day to Protest Immigration Policy (photos)

May 2, 2021

The peaceful march started at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House and culminated with a rally on the National Mall.

National World War I Memorial Opens in D.C. (photos)

April 17, 2021

The District welcomed its newest national monument on Friday, April 16, with a solemn ceremony and a flag raising.

Cherry Blossoms Peak Early at Tidal Basin (photos)

March 29, 2021

Due to a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures, the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin have achieved peak bloom several days earlier than expected.