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Being a Conscious Consumer in the District

In our hectic daily lives as Georgetown students, we can easily forget that we are also consumers — where we choose to spend our money matters. Our purchases at certain stores and restaurants not only support those establishments but their practices as well. Washington, D.C. is full of restaurants and[Read More…]

Shopping Redefined in the 21st Century

Through an all-glass storefront, the layout of Bonobos’ new “guideshop”, essentially a showroom for clothes, is sparse and simple — bare white walls, steel accents and a few wooden tables display select pieces of the modern men’s fashion line. The guideshop is unique among brick-and-mortar stores, as it directs customers[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Features, The Guide
Rent the Runway Opens in Georgetown

Rent the Runway Opens in Georgetown

Luxury clothing rental company Rent the Runway will continue to expand its brick-and-mortar presence and open a new storefront in Georgetown on Nov. 25. Located just off M Street within Cady’s Alley, the 4,354-square-foot store will be the company’s second, and largest, freestanding store to date. Since its 2009 establishment[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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The old Prospect lot will be converted into a retail hub called Prospect Place, pending approvals.

New Retail Hub Will Replace Prospect Lot

One of Georgetown’s oldest parking lots, located at 3320 Prospect St. NW across from Café Milano, will soon be replaced by a new retail center called Prospect Place. The current 82-space parking garage will make way for 27,600 feet of retail space; a 101-space parking garage will lie underground. The[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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A Day in Adams Morgan

With the D.C. summer comes time to explore the District that’s hard to come by during the year. From drag brunches to vintage shopping, swing dancing to Peruvian food, Adams Morgan offers some of the summer’s highlights. Brunch Any good day out in Washington, D.C., requires starting off with a[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
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M: Past and Present

In 1985, small-businesses owner Moses Robbins, closing down his Georgetown clothing store after almost 15 years, envisioned the downfall of the neighborhood’s retail district. “Georgetown will eventually become another sleepy mall, with the successful stores being the chains,” he told The Washington Post at the time. The evidence today points[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Fashionably Thrifty

Fashionably Thrifty

Georgetown University is gifted with a vibrant surrounding community that’s constantly bustling with activities. From bowling by the water to touring museums, there’s never a dull moment in the life of a student in Washington, D.C. However, there are always those days when after spending a nice afternoon shopping around[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide

Hard Times as M St. Preps for Holidays

Amid a still-stagnant economy, local businesses have begun aggressively preparing for the holiday shopping season. In an effort to boost holiday spending around the area, the Georgetown Business Improvement District will sponsor 12 Days of Merriment Dec. 9-20. The event will feature sales at participating stores, holiday events and reduced[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments City News, News
Treasure Hunting

Treasure Hunting

Walk down the 1800 block of 14th Street and up a narrow staircase, and you’ll find a deceptively tiny gem: Treasury. Although the boutique opened just a couple years ago, co-owners Cathy Chung and ­Katerina Herodotou have been collecting an assortment of vintage items for even longer. What began as a pop-up[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments The Guide