Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Tombs, 1789, F. Scott’s to Temporarily Close

By Emily Tu March 11, 2016

The Tombs Restaurant and Bar, 1789 Restaurant and F. Scott’s are closing from June 11 until Labor Day for renovations. All three restaurants are part of Clyde’s Restaurant Group, which is making...

Overheard at Leos Night on The Hilltop

Overheard at Leo’s Night on The Hilltop

By Alessandra Puccio and Alessandra Puccio February 23, 2016

In case you live under a rock (or maybe just gave up Snapchat for a short while), tonight, Leonardo DiCaprio dined at famed Georgetown "You-Will-Only-Go-Here-With-Your-Parents" eatery, 1789. Naturally,...

Tombs, 1789 and F. Scotts founder Richard McCooey with his wife Karen. McCooey lived most of his life in Georgetown.

McCooey, Tombs Founder, Dies at 83

By Mallika Sen August 26, 2014

In 1962, Richard H. McCooey (C ’52) established two properties on 36th Street, with the aim of giving back to his beloved university. His brainchildren — The Tombs, 1789, and later, F. Scott’s...

CARLSON: Collecting the Facts, Contesting 1789

By Online Editor January 17, 2014

Georgetown leaders often talk about changing trends and their impact on the future of the university. Skyrocketing tuition prices, increased scholarship demands to match the need for real skills and superior...


By Arturo Altamirano November 10, 2012


Toasting 50 Years of a Georgetown Institution

By Bethany Imondi April 13, 2012

Every Tuesday after 10 p.m., The Tombs becomes a battleground. During these late hours, the kitchen no longer serves its full menu, and the bar stays busy filling pitchers of beer. It’s Trivia Night...

From Protests to Pinot Noir, 1789 Endures

By Elizabeth Garbitelli October 25, 2011

Attracting President Obama and prominent locals, the premier Georgetown restaurant 1789 has become a District hotspot for upscale dining. But neighbors weren't always the eatery's biggest fans. In...

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