Thanks to Georgetown BID, you might see a park in the street

If you have the time (and money) to shop on M Street or Wisconsin Avenue, walking on those crowded brick lanes might soon become a lot more bearable. The Georgetown Business Improvement District is hoping to improve sidewalks in Georgetown’s shopping streets, as part of its 15-year plan presented last week. Last year, the BID […]

One woman injured in crash on M street near Sweetgreen

Get the flash player here: At about 7:08 p.m. this evening, a collision on M street seriously injured a woman eating outside. Paramedics and fire fighters are on the scene now. The black sedan was reportedly speeding and hit the blue truck as it was turning onto the side street. Photos and reporting by […]

Nike Georgetown opens on M Street with ribbon cutting ceremony

Nike officially opened its first store in the DC area today, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration of the Nike Georgetown store at 3040 M Street. The store has been in the works for some time now, and replaces the Barnes and Noble which was a mainstay in the area until last year. The superstore […]

Vintage store Annie Creamcheese closes, shifts to Los Angeles

The next time you’re on M Street, wading through the swarm of sightseers clutching huge ice cream cones and even bigger Dean and DeLuca doggy bags, and sighing with frustration at slow walkers, you should pause for a second, and take some time to try and notice the hidden fashion gems on M Street. One […]

Vox reviews Pinkberry: freshness and flavor have their price

It’s official. The frozen yogurt craze is in full swing in Georgetown now that Pinkberry has arrived. Perhaps the trendiest and most popular frozen yogurt shop of the moment, Pinkberry has captured the hearts of many across the world with over 170 locations in 16 countries. As a loyal fan of the yogurt chain ourselves, […]

Tackle Box reopens five months after fire, new Mexican restaurant to replace Hook

Ichthyophiles, rejoice! Exactly five months after a fire destroyed much of the restaurant, Tackle Box’s Georgetown location reopens for dinner tonight. After several weeks of uncertainty, Tackle Box DC tweeted this morning, “The Georgetown and Cleveland Park Locations will Be OPEN for dinner tonight. We are so glad to be back up and running in Georgetown!” The […]

New Niketown store may come to M Street, replacing Barnes & Noble

Lovers of athletic sneakers and swoosh-stamped T-shirts, rejoice! a Nike retail store may be coming to a shopping district near you! In August, Georgetown Metropolitan reported that Barnes & Noble’s lease on its three-story M Street book store would not be renewed after this year. At the time, there was no information about the identity of […]

17-year-old Georgetown shooting victim dies after being taken off life support

The 17-year-old who was shot in Georgetown last Monday night has been pronounced dead after being on life support all weekend, ABC7 news reports this morning. The shooting occurred on Halloween night during the traditional M Street celebration, when two groups of teenagers got into a fight on the street’s 2800 block around 11:00 p.m., […]

British clothier AllSaints Spitalfields to open on M St.

AllSaints Spitalfields, a British clothing retailer, is opening at 3235 M St. this summer. The company has signed a 10 year lease on the space, owned by EastBanc. The store currently occupying the property, Club Monaco, has a lease that ends on March 31st. AllSaints sells expensive casual clothing for men, women, and children. The company currently […]

City Sports opens in Georgetown

As many students begin leaving the Hilltop for the winter break, a new neighbor moved in on M Street. City Sports, an East Coast-based sporting goods store, officially opened its 18th store yesterday. Customers waited outside of the store for hours Tuesday morning, hoping to be one of the first 50 customers who received a […]

City Sports to open in Georgetown in December

Good news for all you athletes: City Sports will open a 10,000 square foot, flagship D.C. store at 3338 M Street this December. City Sports, which sells outdoor sports apparel and some equipment, markets itself as a store for athletically inclined urbanites. The store will also house an energy drink bar and listening stations. In […]