Bowser Taps $4 Million to Help Winterize Streateries

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a new Streatery Winter Ready Grant program to assist restaurants as they winterize their outdoor dining areas and maintain outdoor dining operations through the colder months.

Downtowner DC: Eisenhower Memorial, Franklin Park, 202Creates

The Eisenhower Memorial is open, 202Creates Month is underway and there's a new app for copter-watchers. Also, due to the pandemic, D.C. expects a 50-percent drop in tourism.

Tech Tip: Do You Allow Guests to Access Your WiFi Network?

If you give out your employees’ password, you’re practically opening the door for anyone to come in and steal private information — even your customers' credit card data.

Virtual Meetings from Dumbarton House: CAG Tomorrow, Colonial Dames Wednesday

The Citizens Association of Georgetown will hold its first virtual annual meeting on Sept. 22. Also coming to you from Dumbarton House: a Colonial Dames of America event on Sept. 23.

Business Ins & Outs: Reren Lamen & Bar Open, Wine Bar 2622 on Deck,...

The Veronica Beard store fills a longtime empty storefront at 1254 Wisconsin Ave. NW that once held the clothing store the Street of Georgetown.

Protesters Block Wisconsin Ave. for Hours

On Wednesday afternoon and early evening, the CVS at 2226 Wisconsin Ave. NW was closed while some 20 young people blocked the street in front of the store. 

New York’s Levain Bakery Opens on M St.

The new Georgetown store features hand-painted murals by Libby VanderPloeg that include depictions of Dupont Circle, the Tidal Basin and the skyline of Georgetown University.

Opening of D.C. Schools: A Work in Progress

D.C. schools are expected to switch over to in-person instruction, at least partially, in the second term, which begins Nov. 9, “if medical conditions warrant,” according to school officials.

Tech Tip: Do You Enter Your PIN When You Use Your Debit Card?

It's commonplace to pay for a cup of coffee with plastic. How you swipe that plastic, though, makes a big difference in how you are protected from your neighborhood cyberthief. 

Armed Robbery on 31st St. NW on Saturday Night

Anyone with information about the incident, which took place on Sept. 12 around 11 p.m., is asked to call MPD's Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 or to text 50411.