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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 Design District ‘Fall Days of Design’ Returns Nov. 7 – 8

October 25, 2019

The two-day scheduled event invites interior designers, design enthusiasts and shoppers alike to visit 11 participating design and home furnishings stores for a host of design events—plus a collective Fall Cocktail Crawl Nov. 7 from 5-8 pm.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown Dec. 6 – Jan. 5

September 26, 2019

GLOW—the popular holiday celebration in Georgetown featuring outdoor public light art installations—returns for its sixth edition, with works lit from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. nightly from Friday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 5.

Georgetown Fall Market Returns October 4-5 in Book Hill

September 24, 2019

More than 20 boutiques, cafés, salons and galleries are offering special promotions, live music, fall treats and more at the Georgetown Fall Market, October 4-5 in the charming Book Hill area of Georgetown.

Georgetown Welcomes Back ParasolUmbrellaShare Program for Fourth Year

September 11, 2019

Over 80 stores, restaurants, galleries and hotels across the commercial district are participating in the courtesy program aimed at improving the visitor experience and inviting customers to shop Georgetown—rain or sun.

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Washingtonian: Meet Georgetown University’s New Bulldog Puppy

November 8, 2019

Baby Jack is in training to become the official school mascot.

Washington Post: Taim Brings Falafel Nirvana from New York to Georgetown

November 8, 2019

Food critic Tom Sietsema finds falafel nirvana at this acclaimed New York shop that opened an outpost in Georgetown.

Washingtonian: 5 Things Our Food Editors Are Talking About This Month

November 7, 2019

Taim, NYC’s beloved Israeli-style falafel shop, has expanded beyond Manhattan with a sixth location in Georgetown (1065 Wisconsin Ave., NW). It’s now Washingtonian’s new favorite lunch spot!

Washington Business Journal: Sneak Preview of Brasserie Liberté, Which Replaces Morton’s in Georgetown

November 6, 2019

Brasserie Liberté will officially open Nov. 15 for lunch and dinner in Georgetown.

DCist: The Pop-Up Kitten Lounge In Georgetown Will Remain Open Indefinitely

October 24, 2019

Eight months and about 200 adopted kittens later, the Kitten Lounge says it will remain open indefinitely, and Crumbs & Whiskers will remain at its original location a few blocks away.

Good Morning America: The Stories Behind the Homes from Classic Halloween Horror Flicks

October 24, 2019

The climatic fall of Father Karras, who tumbled down stone steps in The Exorcist, was filmed on 36th and Prospect Streets in Georgetown.

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