Celebrating Latino Culture in D.C. at the ‘Parade of Nations’ (photos)

September 13, 2021

Fiesta DC, now in its 49th year, is the annual Latino Festival in Washington D.C. One of the festival’s highlights, the “Parade of Nations,” featuring traditional costumes and entertainment from […]

Mayor, D.C. Council Mark 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks 

September 11, 2021

Eleven Washingtonians Who Lost Their Lives Honored by District Officials; DCPS Children and Teachers Among Those Memorialized From the Office of the Mayor, Sept. 11: Mayor Muriel Bowser joined members of […]

17th Annual DC JazzFest Kicks Off at House of Sweden (photos)

September 2, 2021

It was stormy outside but there was magic inside the House of Sweden on the Georgetown waterfront on the evening of Sept 1. After a year off due to the […]

Marching for Voting Rights in D.C. (photos)

August 28, 2021

“The right of voting for representatives is the primary right by which other rights are protected. To take away this right is to reduce a man to slavery, for slavery […]

Downtowner News: Bezos, Mites, Mandates

August 23, 2021

Jeff Bezos Donates to Smithsonian   In case you missed it, Jeff Bezos has donated an historic amount of money to the Smithsonian Institution — $200 million to be exact. The donation is the largest […]

A Celebration of Geek Culture: Awesome Con Returns to D.C. (photos)

August 22, 2021

After a 28-month hiatus, Awesome Con, the premier pop culture festival in Washington, D.C., returned to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this past weekend, Aug. 20 to 22. Awesome […]

Jannik Sinner Youngest to Win an ATP 500 Event in Memorable Citi Open (photos)

August 9, 2021

Jannik Sinner of Italy became the first teenager to win an ATP 500 event, defeating American Mackenzie “Mackie” McDonald in a three-hour thriller, 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 to take the Citi […]

In Stunner, Nadal Falls in Third Round of D.C.’s Citi Open (photos)

August 6, 2021

In a monumental upset, Rafael Nadal, the Citi Open’s top seed, was bested by 24-year-old South African Lloyd Harris before another full house on Thursday night in Washington D.C.  Harris […]

Nadal Survives Day of Upsets at Citi Open (photos)

August 5, 2021

Rafael “Rafa” Nadal of Spain made his long anticipated debut at the Citi Open in Washington D.C. on Wednesday Aug. 4, but had to fight off a stiff challenge from […]

‘Good Trouble Candlelight Vigil for Democracy’ at Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C. (photos)

July 18, 2021

Hundreds of advocates for voting and civil rights assembled on Black Lives Matter Plaza, a few blocks from the White House on Saturday, July 17, to mark the one year […]