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Georgetown BID launches 15-year plan, including two potential Metro stops

Last week, the Georgetown Business Improvement District presented its 15-year plan to improve the overall quality of the Georgetown neighborhood. Many of the plan’s most attractive features concern public transportation. BID hopes to install two new subway stops… Read More

State of Georgetown report reveals increasing presence of younger consumers

On September 6, the Georgetown Business Improvement District released The State of Georgetown 2013 report, which analyzes changes in population, employment, retail activity, tourism and transportation in the Georgetown economy. According to the report, the businesses in the Georgetown… Read More

12 Days of Merriment: Georgetown shops celebrate the holidays

Starting tomorrow, over fifty stores in the Georgetown area will take part in the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s holiday sales extravaganza, “12 Days of Merriment.” A full list of the events and specials is available here. A kick-off… Read More

Georgetown BID unveils map to remind you of Georgetown’s excellence

Georgetown’s Business Improvement District (BID) has never seen an opportunity to laud Georgetown that it didn’t like. With that in mind, we present to you … Georgetown BID’s map of Georgetown. [PDF] Have you ever wondered where they… Read More

ANC votes against Dixie Liquor’s request to sell single beers

Early last year, the D.C. City Council passed a ban on selling single beers in some D.C. neighborhoods, including Georgetown. Faced with major revenue losses, many business owners immediately sought exceptions to the ban from Advisory Neighborhood Commissions…. Read More

Georgetown businesses doing OK, but need “people in the street with a dollar in their pocket”

The recession may be “over”, but a shopper walking down Wisconsin Avenue or M Street might see the area’s vacant buildings and “going out of business” signs and get a completely different picture of how Georgetown’s businesses are faring. After… Read More

Local leaders pushing for new Georgetown-Rosslyn Circulator route

Bye bye blue bus? It’s been a banner month for the Circulator: after the Wisconsin Avenue portion of the Georgetown-Union Station loop was saved from elimination in in the 11th hour by Mayor Adrian Fenty, plans are in… Read More

Like your food with a side of charity? Taste of Georgetown is for you!

This Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wisconsin Avenue and M Street, 30 local restaurants will showcase some of their best cuisine at the sixteenth annual Taste of Georgetown. Among the restaurants participating are 1789, Bodega,… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Philly P, public enemy number one

Tuesday night’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting came after a very happy morning for the organization and the neighborhood, in which Mayor Adrian Fenty (D) visited Georgetown to announce that the Circulator’s service on Wisconsin Avenue would not be… Read More

Take advantage of the recession with Georgetown Summer Happy Hours

Looking for a way to make Georgetown retailers’ tough times into your personal gain? Well, you’re in luck.  About 60 stores, restaurants, bars and spas are joining together to have weekly Happy Hours every Wednesday this summer. The… Read More