2 Lives, Well Lived: John Lewis and C.T. Vivian

Both men rose up bloody and never raised their hands to fight back. Instead, they continued to march, go to jail and remain true to Dr. King’s nonviolence movement.

Tech Tip: Don’t Send Your Private Information to Anyone!

A secretary gets a message that appears to come from her manager, including having what looks like his actual email address when she looks at it in Outlook ...

D.C. Back-to-School Decision? Not Yet

The decision as to whether schools will operate on an in-person or a virtual basis, or on a hybrid model, will be announced on July 31, said the mayor.

Downtowner DC July 15, 2020

NAACP TO MOVE HEADQUARTERS TO D.C. The NAACP, headquartered in Baltimore since 1986, will relocate to the Frank D. Reeves Center for Municipal Affairs at...

Business Ins & Outs: Cherub Antiques Gallery, ThinkFoodGroup, Blu Dot furnishings & more

Chef Nicholas Stefanelli joined forces last week with Via Umbria owners Bill and Suzy Menard to open Officina Popup in the Via Umbria space at 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

D.C.’s 2021 Budget: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

A new tax on advertising approved by the District Council will add injury to insult for small local newspapers and other media outlets.

Bike Fever

FIGHTING PANDEMIC STRESS, D.C. RESIDENTS TAKE TO 2 WHEELS As the summer sunshine glows, a resurgence of bike fever has hit the residents of the nation’s capital. Renewed interest in biking in the bright open air, after months of pandemic lockdown, has spiked demand at local bike shops, which are struggling to maintain inventories as their global supply chains hit bottlenecks. Fortunately, for those seeking solace in the joys of recreational or commuter bicycling, Washington, D.C. — home to hundreds of miles of vaunted scenic...

Angela Franco Named DC Chamber CEO

Angela Franco, former senior advisor at the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority, will join the DC Chamber of Commerce as interim president and CEO.

Sidewalk Widening Plans, Concerns in Georgetown

Can Georgetown’s brick sidewalks accommodate socially distanced diners, lines of customers, curbside pickups and drop-offs, sidewalk sales and pedestrians?

Council Approves Tax Increases, Cuts to Police

Against the mayor’s urging to hold off, the Council voted to raise an extra $63 million by increasing some business and other taxes, including a three-percent tax on all advertising.