These boots were made for shopping: the Frye Company comes to Georgetown

This weekend the Frye Company will join the ranks of ritzy boutiques on Wisconsin Avenue, opening a new location in the District’s oldest firehouse. Now, instead of hunky firefighters and emergency equipment, the building will be filled with… Read More

Foodies delight as fussy French cookies debut at Macaron Bee

D.C. is about as clueless as Ann Hathaway sporting a cerulean sweater in The Devil Wears Prada when it comes to ever-changing foodie trends. Even NPR declared, “cupcakes are so 2005”—and they said that two years ago. Georgetown… Read More

French bakery PAUL brings its gustatory delights to Georgetown

One of France’s oldest bakeries has just opened its newest location right here in Georgetown. With over 120 years of service and 453 shops worldwide, authentic Parisian bakery PAUL has clearly done a thing or two right over… Read More

Partial building collapse on 1400 block of Wisconsin Ave.

Update, 7:20 p.m., November 25: According to Georgetown Patch, an inspector from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has condemned the property at 1424 Wisconsin Avenue after yesterday’s partial collapse. Patch also reported that Major, a store… Read More

Tuesday morning fire burns Washingtonian Auto Shop

A fire at the Washingtonian Auto Shop at Wisconsin and Q St. was likely started by a space heater, according to D.C. Fire and EMS Spokesman Pete Piringer. Units were dispatched at 8:14 a.m. and the fire was declared… Read More

Commander Salamander to close, for realsies this time

Commander Salamander, the Wisconsin Avenue clothing store that’s been perpetually “closing” since January, is set to close at the end of the year. According to Chris Peterson, a store manager who spoke with Washington City Paper, all Commander… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Police fantasies, sucking up to Harvard, and left-turn lanes

Monday’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee meeting was short on entertainment, but awfully long on just about everything else. Topics included how to ease the traffic jams at the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, a monthly public safety… Read More

Fresh off its reopening, ‘Social Safeway’ plans for more construction

Safeway’s reopening at the beginning of May may have brought a new face to the grocery store, but it seems they has even more changes in store for us—plans revealed last week by Georgetown Metropolitan show future redevelopment… Read More

You can Barnes Dance if you want to … at M St. & Wisconsin Ave.

Break out your hoop skirts and bow ties, ladies and gents! The latest trend in pedestrian movement may soon be at your local intersection! Okay, so the Barnes Dance isn’t actually a dance. Also known as the ‘pedestrian… Read More

UGG coming to Wisconsin Avenue at old Diesel site

This week, Georgetown Metropolitan, ever more meticulous in his reading of long, boring Advisory Neighborhood Commission agendas than Vox Populi is, discovered that UGG Australia is opening up a shop on Wisconsin Avenue. The store of the eponymous… Read More