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Downtowner DC Oct. 24, 2018

Officials’ Pay May Get Hiked A bill on its way to the District Council would deliver big pay raises to city officials. The salaries of...

D.C. Think Tanks: Shadow Government in Plain Sight

Almost all the political buzz in Washington, D.C., revolves around the current president and Congress. But there is a shadow government that few know...

Flicks4Change: Films for a Better World

Screenings will take place tonight, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Clarendon Ballroom in Arlington, Virginia, and on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Halcyon House, 3400 Prospect St. NW.

Business Ins & Outs Oct. 24, 2018

By Stephanie Green and Robert Devaney In: Grand Opening for Café Georgetown Turkish journalist Emel Bayrak has waded into the dining scene with Café Georgetown, which...

Hate Crimes Are Trending Up

A town hall discussion centered on hate crimes education was held last week in response to two recent bias-related crimes, or hate crimes, committed...

CAG Report: Fighting Crime

By Pam Moore The other morning, I sat down with my cup of coffee and began to look through the emails that had arrived during...

The Georgetowner Endorses …

At this time two years ago, we were opining about the main presidential contenders,offering the aside, “voters have never before been faced with a...

Are Gas Leaks Affecting Gas Bills?

Concern about the growing number of gas leaks in Georgetown — at least in east Georgetown above M Street — continued this week and...

Short-Term Rental Ruling Postponed

On Oct. 17, a heated debate among District Council members regarding a proposed bill to strictly regulate Airbnb and similar short-term residential rentals ended...

New Traffic Plans for Foggy Bottom

The West End Library was packed with concerned citizens and stakeholders on Thursday evening, Oct. 18, to discuss Rock Creek Parkway traffic projects in...