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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.

Georgetown Sunset Cinema Returns August 2 with Free Outdoor Movie Series

May 17, 2022

Presented by the Georgetown BID, this year’s weekly “Fan Favorites” series is back after a two-year hiatus.

C&O Canal Boat Tours in Georgetown Begin April 29

April 13, 2022

Georgetown Heritage is welcoming a new Canal boat to Georgetown for the first time in a decade, with a ribbon cutting, boat christening and celebratory event on April 28 before public programming commences.

Georgetown French Market Returns April 29 – May 1

March 31, 2022

The 19th annual springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales from 25+ small businesses, food, strolling performers, and music.

Georgetown Announces Book Hill in Bloom Promotions Through April 17

March 21, 2022

More than 15 Georgetown small businesses are celebrating cherry blossom season with storefront decorations and specials, plus an outdoor letterpress demonstration & spectacular cherry tree gardens.

Love, Georgetown Celebrates Valentine’s Day with $14 Featured Items, Sweetheart Specials & More, Feb. 7 – 14

February 3, 2022

More than 35 Georgetown businesses are participating, offering shopping discounts, cooking classes, hotel packages, walking tours, craft workshops, a cat-cuddling party, and more.

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Commercial Observer: Yume Hospitality to Open Sushi Restaurant in Georgetown

October 3, 2022

Kyojin will feature a menu by executive chef and Yume co-owner Saran “Peter” Kannasute with beverages by Andrew Lamkin. The restaurant will utilize freshly caught fish from Japan — ordered the night before and cut the day it is served.

Elle Magazine: Elle Escapes in Washington, DC

September 30, 2022

D.C.’s best shopping, hands down, can be found on Georgetown’s main streets (particularly M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, which have every luxury store imaginable for some true Soho vibes).

Eater DC: A Sultry New Sushi Cave Rises in Georgetown Next Year

September 29, 2022

Kyojin comes from the team behind Arlington hitmaker Yume Sushi.

Washingtonian: Did Clyde’s of Georgetown Invent DC Brunch?

September 23, 2022

Former CEO John Laytham turned the Sunday meal into a whole scene in the mid-1960s.

Washington Business Journal: Retailer Rent the Runway Closed its D.C. Store During the Pandemic. Now It’s Coming Back.

September 23, 2022

Four primarily e-commerce retailers are setting up shop in the region over the next few weeks.

Washington Post: The Tombs in Georgetown is a Classic College Tavern with Elevated Pub Grub

September 9, 2022

The restaurant is a Georgetown institution from Clyde’s Restaurant Group.

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