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COVID-19 by the Numbers: How Bad Is It?

The number of known positive cases is growing everywhere. But the determining factors in the severity of the disease are the number and percentage of deaths.

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).

The Best Financial Advice During Times of Uncertainty

A good historical example comes from the market crash of 2008. If you stayed on course and held your investment through that bottom until today, you’d be sitting on a 244-percent gain!

Meridian Hits 60

Meridian celebrated its 60th anniversary with an evening of drinks, music and reflecting on the last six decades of incredible work on Feb. 27....

Stout’s Book Party Celebrates Redemption, Family

One of “the last parties” (on March 12) feted Carder Stout’s new book, “Lost in Ghost Town: A Memoir of Addiction, Redemption and Hope...

Evening of Smiling Eyes, Good Will Honors Nancy Pelosi

A bipartisan group of Washington political leaders gathered March 11 with Irish brethren to pay tribute to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Matthew Shay and...

Downtowner DC March 25, 2020

UPTOWN THEATER CLOSES The historic Cleveland Park movie joint the Uptown Theater has closed. Built by Warner Bros. in the 1930s during Hollywood’s Golden Age,...

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...

Georgetown Is Coping — With Grace

What are you seeing in Georgetown as the D.C. government begins to restrict businesses, postpones and cancels public events and temporarily closes the District’s...