About three dozen Georgetown merchants will celebrate “Independents Day” on Saturday, offering special sales and festivities to highlight independently owned businesses in the historic neighborhood. “Independent small businesses are what make Georgetown’s commercial district unique,” Nancy Miyahira of the Georgetown...
Monica Grover grew up around her family’s store in Maryland, but she never dreamed of owning one herself. Nevertheless, shopkeeping must be in her blood because Bazaar Spices, the store she now co-owns with her husband, Ivan Fitzgerald, was recently...
A coalition representing most D.C. farmers markets has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant to provide support for low-income customers. According to a news release, the money will be used to double the purchasing power of SNAP recipients who buy...
When Thoi Van Nguyen and Ngoc Anh Tran fled the Vietnam War and arrived in the nation’s capital in 1979, they were hopeful. The married couple didn’t speak English, and had no family or friends nearby — but they...
After a protracted battle with the local advisory neighborhood commission, D.C. restaurateur Bo Blair’s new seafood joint, Millie’s, is finally open for business in Spring Valley. The restaurant held its grand opening on Wednesday, featuring a ribbon cutting with...
Georgetown Park was geared up for March Madness with the launch of Church Hall and an art installation that pays tribute to Georgetown Hoyas basketball legends. The two-panel, large-scale installation was created by acclaimed artist Elliot Gerard and installed by...
An application was withdrawn last month for the Five Guys restaurant expected open in early 2018 in an American University-owned shopfront at 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment rescinded the case on May 3, the same...
Summer Restaurant Week will return Aug. 14 through 20, with 250 restaurants in the greater Washington area offering fixed-price, multi-course meals. Participating eateries will offer $35 dinner and $22 brunch and lunch menus. This year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, which...
The District’s first independently owned, all-natural beauty and wellness shop will celebrate the opening of its Georgetown store on Thursday, according to a news release. Take Care: For Self & Sanctuary, located at 1338 Wisconsin Ave. NW, will hold a...
The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District recently named two winners of its 2017 Golden Streets competition, picked from 19 landscaped tree boxes in the Golden Triangle section of downtown. This year’s contest asked businesses to respond to the theme “Hot,...

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