Ward 2 Candidates Q&A, Part 2

The Georgetowner asked the candidates for the Ward 2 seat on the District Council: "What impending budget cuts do you favor?" Here are their responses ...

News Bytes: Brassy 80th Birthday; COVID-19 & Car Meets Canal

Barry Freundel was freed after nearly five years' imprisonment for voyeurism and Elizabeth Henriquez, who conspired to get her daughter into Georgetown University, was sentenced to seven months.

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Fly Over D.C. for Health Care Workers (photos)

A total of 12 fighter jets, six of the Air Force's F-16 C/D Fighting Falcons and six F-18 C/D Hornets, appeared over the Capitol building just before noon.

Ward 2 Candidates Q&A, Part 1

The Georgetowner asked the candidates for the Ward 2 seat on the District Council: "What impending budget cuts do you favor?" Here are their responses ...

News Bytes: GU Parent; Georgetown Rabbi

Barry Freundel was freed after nearly five years' imprisonment for voyeurism and Elizabeth Henriquez, who conspired to get her daughter into Georgetown University, was sentenced to seven months.

Feed the Fight DC: Meals for Hospital Staffs

Health-care lobbyist Elena Tompkins, a Georgetown resident, woke up one night with an idea. She had contacts at hospitals and knew the stress of...

COVID-19 Update: D.C. Deaths Hit 24; Emergency Measures Planned

Mayor Muriel Bowser and District Council Chairman Phil Mendelson discussed "tough choices," such as a hiring and pay freeze for most of D.C. government and a $600-million budget cut.

Georgetown Almost a Ghost Town; D.C. Shuts Down Nonessential Businesses

Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the application process for a new $25-million microgrant program to provide relief to local small businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Restaurant Survival in the Time of COVID-19

Resourceful and creative, restaurateurs define what it means to be a survivor. Having survived the 1987 stock market crash, 9/11, the burst of the...

Coronavirus Report: Vietnam

Living abroad, I read the news about coronavirus hysteria in the U.S. with a feeling of separation. Reports of toilet paper hoarding, fights over...