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A group message among local retailers, intended to expose potential shoplifters, was shut down following allegations of racial profiling.

Profiling Claims Close Thread

By Aly Pachter October 23, 2015

After facing allegations of racial profiling, the Georgetown Business Improvement District and Metropolitan Police Department shut down a conversation thread on a group-messaging app meant to identify...

Hippie Hoyas: Free People Will Open in Fino Italiano Spot

Hippie Hoyas: Free People Will Open in Fino Italiano Spot

By Harper Weissburg and Harper Weissburg July 1, 2014

Whether you identify as hippie, hipster or simply hip, all Hoyas can look forward to the opening of the we-made-mainstream-uncool fashion franchise, Free People, at 3009 M St. NW. The storefront housed...

Georgetown Businesses See Decreased Revenue

By Sarah Kaplan September 17, 2010

Statistics show that business in the Georgetown area is down, with many stores closing and others turning significantly less profit. But while Georgetown is not immune to the recession, owners and retailers...

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