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21st Annual Georgetown French Market Returns April 26 – 28

March 28, 2024

The springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales from 40+ small businesses, food, strolling performers, and music.

9th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 2, 2023

Five works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s free outdoor public light art experience; also to feature walking tours, a special shopping night, cocktail crawl and holiday night market, and more ‘Merriment in Georgetown’ programming.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown December 1 – January 7

October 5, 2023

The free, five-week seasonal celebration is back for its 9th edition, featuring public light art installations throughout the commercial district.

20th Annual Georgetown French Market Returns April 28 – 30

March 30, 2023

The springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales from 35+ small businesses, food, strolling performers, and music.

8th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 3, 2022

Five commissioned works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s annual free outdoor public light art experience, returning during the holiday season for the first time since 2019; also to feature walking tours, a silent disco, and more ‘Merriment in Georgetown’ programming.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown November 26 – January 22

September 29, 2022

The two-month seasonal celebration expands for its eighth edition, with public light art installations throughout the commercial district.

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WUSA 9: Another Raising Cane’s Location Opening Up in DC

May 21, 2024

The popular Louisiana chicken joint is set to open up shop on M Street, right next to the Sephora, in Northwest, D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood.

Georgetowner: Georgetown Tree Panel Brings Together 5 Experts

May 20, 2024

The panel was moderated by Matt Millage, Director of Public Space Operations of the Georgetown Business Improvement District, a cosponsor of the tree forum.

Essence: Need A Break From Work? Here’s How To Spend The Perfect Ditch Day In Washington D.C.

May 9, 2024

Stop by Olfactory in Georgetown to make your own custom fragrance.

Eater DC: The Hottest New Restaurants Around D.C., May 2024

May 6, 2024

Georgetown’s La Bonne Vache and Afghania both made the list!

Washington Post: 12 Years After Leaving Georgetown, Barnes & Noble Returns to Same Space

May 3, 2024

The national bookseller is back after an Amazon brick-and-mortar store closed at the same address.

WTOP: Barnes & Noble to Return to Georgetown in June in a Familiar Spot

May 2, 2024

Barnes & Noble will occupy three floors at 3040 M St., NW, a building taken over by a huge Nike store after the bookstore closed.

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