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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.

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WJLA: Georgetown Butcher Receives Support From Around the World

June 17, 2020

Wendell Allsbrook opened Georgetown Butcher just weeks before the pandemic hit Washington, D.C. He was determined to go ahead with his opening that he had worked towards for the past five years.

Washingtonian: Chef Nick Stefanelli’s Officina Will Pop Up at Via Umbria in Georgetown

June 9, 2020

The Italian market will sell bottled cocktails, prepared foods, provision boxes, and more.

WTOP: Georgetown Will Temporarily Widen Sidewalks, But It’s Complicated

June 4, 2020

Georgetown is working on giving pedestrians more socially-distanced breathing room by taking away some street parking to widen sidewalks, but it will be different than what has been done in the past.

Washington Business Journal: Georgetown Looks to Offer More Breathing Room for Pedestrians When Shoppers Return

June 3, 2020

The Georgetown BID is exploring temporary sidewalk widening to promote a more comfortable, safe experience for visitors in the midst of COVID-19.

Eater DC: 18 Burgers to Order for Takeout and Delivery Around D.C.

May 20, 2020

Georgetown’s Reverie and Good Stuff Eatery make the list for their fantastic burgers.

NBC: Professional Bakers Share Tips for World Baking Day

May 16, 2020

The Georgetown Cupcake founders share their tip for baking light and fluffy cupcakes at home.

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