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Tech Tip: Your Firewall Is Useless Unless …

A firewall is a device that acts like a security cop watching over your computer network to detect unauthorized access and activity — and EVERY business and individual needs one.

D.C. Hunkers Down During Cherry Blossom Season (photos)

There was a brief window for a few days early on as the flowers approached peak bloom when it was possible to capture the scene.

Grace under Quarantine: Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering at Hospital

Cole, 59, was the first Washington, D.C., patient diagnosed with coronavirus on March 7, after being admitted with pneumonia on March 5. He has been isolated ever since.

D.C. Moves Closures to April 27, Announces First Death Due to Coronavirus

The prohibition on mass gatherings during a public health emergency was extended until April 25, the last Saturday of the month.

Jack Evans Withdraws From Special Election

But Evans said he would unquestionably stay in the race for the new four-year term, to be decided in the Nov. 3 general election.

Georgetown’s 6 p.m. Friendly Wave Makes Debut

The wave is the brainchild of Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Elizabeth Miller, who said: "We had 11 households on our block last night, including an accordion player, two horns and pups!"

SBA Offers Loans to D.C. Small Businesses

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on March 18 that the U.S. Small Business Administration had accepted the District’s declaration for assistance.

Georgetown News During the COVID-19 Constraints

Please send your coronavirus stories or comments to editorial@georgetowner.com. The Georgetowner will be updating this listing daily.

Georgetown Small Businesses Hit Hard; Virus Advice

Mayor Bowser directed restaurants to shut their bar areas and make a six-foot distance between patrons. For Billy Martin of Martin's Tavern, that directive makes an already small establishment smaller.

Business Ins & Outs

In the face of current challenges, the neighborhood is welcoming a chocolatier, a butcher and a unisex shoe store, with more to come.