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Georgetown Celebrates Wonder Woman 1984 Release with Superhero Spotlight Contest & Shopping Specials

December 21, 2020

Several scenes from the movie were shot in Georgetown, featuring the old Georgetown theater and reprised Commander Salamander store, among others.

Georgetown Announces 2020 Small Business Saturday & “Silver Linings” Holiday Programming

November 12, 2020

An extended Small Business Saturday promotion kicks off the season, followed by a Georgetown holiday window and streatery competition, and holiday gift guides.

Georgetown GLOW Shifts to Spring and Summer 2021, Featuring Local Artists

October 30, 2020

The 7th annual light art exhibition, traditionally held every December, will move to an extended two-part series next year to ensure a safer and more comfortable visitor experience.

No In-Person Halloween Gatherings in Georgetown’s Commercial District This Year

October 20, 2020

Virtual celebrations are weelcome, and restaurants and shops will be open.

Revised Taste and Shop Georgetown Returns Oct. 5 – 25 Featuring 65+ Participating Businesses

September 24, 2020

In its 27th year, the promotional event will honor the spirit of Taste of Georgetown – with take-out, delivery & outdoor dining specials + shopping & service promotions in Georgetown.

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).

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Eater DC: Tasting Menu Destination Reverie Has Turned Into a Temporary Pizza Shop

January 4, 2021

Johnny Spero’s Lonely Hunter pop-up sells crispy-bottomed pies and smash burgers in Georgetown.

MSN: Take a Look at All of the Locations Featured in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

January 2, 2021

Georgetown is featured in several scenes throughout the movie.

Yahoo!: Already Thinking About the First Vacation of 2021? Here’s Where to Go

December 28, 2020

If DC is on your list, get the utmost in privacy (and, therefore, safety) and head over to the posh Rosewood in Georgetown, which recently unveiled six townhouse-style accommodations—a first of its kind in the city—next to the hotel.

Washington Post: How Patty Jenkins Turned ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ into a Personal Washington Story

December 25, 2020

Jenkins decided “to lace little things of that era throughout the film,” such as re-creating the punk/new wave retail shop Commander Salamander, which closed on Georgetown’s Wisconsin Avenue a decade ago.

Eater DC: 20 Takeout Options to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Around D.C.

December 17, 2020

Highlights include meals from Reverie, Chez Billy Sud, and Neighborhood Restaurant Group.

Yahoo News: Here Are The Top 6 Businesses In DC Nominated By Patch Readers

December 11, 2020

Georgetown’s Filomena Ristorante, Clyde’s Restaurant, and Pillar & Post all made the list.

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