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Georgetown GLOW Art Brightens Neighborhood Nights

Georgetown GLOW Art Brightens Neighborhood Nights

By Ella Kohler April 21, 2021

Following a year of hardship and darkness during the COVID-19 pandemic, a glowing art exhibition is illuminating the streets of Georgetown. Georgetown GLOW, a free annual outdoor light-art experience...

Foxtrot Opens Georgetown Storefront on Wisconsin Ave

Foxtrot Opens Georgetown Storefront on Wisconsin Ave

By Kirsten Garino March 18, 2021

Foxtrot Market, an upscale convenience store and cafe, opened a new location in Georgetown on March 1, the company’s first in Washington, D.C.  The store, located at 1267 Wisconsin Ave. NW on...

Neighborhood Food Festival Moves Online, Offering Local Restaurant and Retail Deals

Neighborhood Food Festival Moves Online, Offering Local Restaurant and Retail Deals

By Yalda Zarrabi October 29, 2020

Every year, restaurants and bars in the Georgetown neighborhood gather on a closed-off K Street for Taste of Georgetown, a local food festival and foodie’s paradise that is as tasty as it is packed. In...

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The restaurant The Tombs is scheduled to reopen after a summer of being closed due to renovations.

The Tombs to Reopen After $2 Million Renovation

By Lisa Burgoa September 5, 2016

When The Tombs reopens after its three-month summer hiatus on Tuesday, returning patrons can expect to find the classic Georgetown locale largely unchanged, save for some fresh lacquer, new leather...

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The intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street was named one of the three most dangerous in the District of Columbia in 2013 and 2014.

Wisconsin and M Junction Called ‘Dangerous’

By Charlotte Allen April 14, 2015

The District Department of Transportation named the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue one of the top-three most dangerous intersections in the District for 2013 and 2014, as well as one...

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Georgetown Business Improvement District discussed the neighborhood’s shift from restaurants to chain retailers at its November meeting.

M Street Restaurants Lose Out to Retail

By Maureen Tabet November 14, 2014

Restaurants have historically colored the history of the Georgetown neighborhood: John F. Kennedy proposed to Jackie in Martin’s Tavern, and Barack took Michelle out for a birthday dinner at Café...

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Georgetown Heritage, a new nonprofit organization, will oversee the renewal of the C&O Canal Boat, called the Georgetown, which has been out of commission since 2011.

Georgetown Heritage to Replace C&O Canal Boat

By Xinlan Hu November 4, 2014

Georgetown Heritage, a new nonprofit organization created by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, is working toward renewing the Georgetown, a barge that once took tourists along the historical...

District Aims for Safer Streets

By Kylie Mohr April 16, 2013

The District of Columbia Department of Transportation and the Georgetown Business Improvement District are examining different options to improve pedestrian safety in response to growing pedestrian...

GU, Georgetown BID Aim to Bring Streetcar to Area

By Guthrie Angeles April 5, 2013

Georgetown University and the Georgetown Business Improvement District are looking to have the city-wide D.C. Streetcar project expanded deeper into the Georgetown area.   “Both the university...

Hard Times as M St. Preps for Holidays

By Elizabeth Garbitelli December 5, 2011

Amid a still-stagnant economy, local businesses have begun aggressively preparing for the holiday shopping season. In an effort to boost holiday spending around the area, the Georgetown Business Improvement...

Area Store Openings Surge

By Tyler Sanborn August 30, 2011

Despite the economic downturn, times are good in the Georgetown shopping district. The area has seen the emergence of several new businesses this summer, as well as the expansion of services at a veteran...

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