Georgetown’s Violet in the White House

May 10, 2021

Marcella Johnstone, a master stylist at Violet Salon and Spa at 1513 Wisconsin Ave. NW, has been invited on two occasions to do first lady Jill Biden’s hair.

Pinto, McDuffie Call on Mayor to Ease COVID Restrictions


District Council members Brooke Pinto and Kenyan McDuffie made an impassioned plea on behalf of their wards’ schoolchildren, families, workers and businesses.

It Was Fun While It Lasted:  All Parking Enforcement Resumes June 1  


A four-month amnesty program offering drivers the opportunity to pay outstanding tickets issued before Sept. 30, 2021, will run from June 1 to Sept. 30.

C&O Canal Readies for Water, Boat, Eventually Canoes, Mules


With repairs to Locks 3 and 4 completed in 2019 and the canal wall near Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue stabilized, it’s almost time for the water to flow.

During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal

April 26, 2021

The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.

On New Decks, Streateries to Multiply in Georgetown


Prototype decks were tested at three sites — Clyde’s (3236 M St. NW), Ladurée and Thunder Burger (3060 M St. NW) and L’Annexe (2917 M St. NW) — for several months. 

Local Universities Announce Vaccine Requirement for Fall Semester

April 19, 2021

Georgetown University will require both undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus, the medical center and the law school to be fully vaccinated.

Ward 2’s Pinto Reads to Kids in Rose Park

April 15, 2021

The State Board of Education partnered with the DC Public Library and local community organizations to organize the Wednesday-morning event during spring break. 

Layer of Annoyance Surfaces at ANC Meeting

April 12, 2021

At the March 30 virtual meeting, even the very favored National Park Service came in for some grumpiness regarding a construction project.

GU Launches Degree Program for Inmates


Georgetown University has begun offering a bachelor’s degree program to about two dozen individuals incarcerated at Patuxent Institution in Jessup, Maryland.