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Press Releases

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Georgetown BID and Halcyon Launch $100,000 Matching Funds Campaign for Local Recovery

April 30, 2020

The joint crowdfunding campaign supports Georgetown BID’s employee relief fund & Halcyon’s impact-based start-ups, today through #GivingTuesdayNow (May 5).

Georgetown to Host Virtual French Market May 1-8

April 24, 2020

In its 17th year, this online adaptation will honor the spirit of the outdoor event – including online promotions, story time for children, music, and a virtual French baking demonstration, benefiting COVID-19 relief.

Georgetown BID Partners with Halcyon to Launch COVID-19 Employee Relief Campaign

April 16, 2020

The BID is awarding $150,000 in emergency grants to the Georgetown commercial district’s unemployed, and soliciting donations to reach hundreds more who are still in need.

Georgetown French Market Returns April 24-26

February 20, 2020

The 17th annual springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales, French fare, and live music.

6th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 12, 2019

11 commissioned works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s annual free outdoor public light art experience, also to feature GLOW promotions throughout the commercial district, A Book Hill Holiday event, walking tours and more.

Georgetown Celebrates Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30

November 7, 2019

More than 30 retail shops and restaurants to offer in-store promotions + $50 golden ticket giveaway for five lucky shoppers.

Georgetown in the News

What everyone else is saying about DC’s oldest neighborhood.

Eater DC: Where to Order Takeout and Delivery in Historic Georgetown

September 11, 2020

Find everything from vegetarian tacos to fancy Italian seafood,

Washington City Paper: The Past, Present, and Future of Dining Out in Georgetown

September 2, 2020

“It’s been overlooked for a while, but people will look at Georgetown with fresh eyes.”

Eater DC: The New Chef at a ‘Neo-Bistro’ in Georgetown Made Michelin-Starred Mexican Food in NYC

August 21, 2020

Chef Matt Conroy is serving squash blossom focaccia and short rib pastrami sandwiches at Lutèce, which is also debuting a new Streatery space.

Washington Post: These Three Restaurants Can Help You Keep Date Night On Your To-Do List

August 21, 2020

If you want to experience something close to perfect, reserve a table on the patio alongside Chez Billy Sud, in what feels like a Parisian alley.

Eater DC: Georgetown Bar Church Hall Goes Above Ground With a Garden Pop-Up by the Canal

August 18, 2020

Groups of up to six people can order brats and canned beers in a brick courtyard by the water.

Washingtonian: Smash Hit Levain Bakery Opens Soon in Georgetown—the First Location Outside New York

August 18, 2020

Famous for its massive cookies, Levain is teaming up with Maydan pastry chef Paola Velez for the debut.

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