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Beneath The Tombs: A Rich Art History

Beneath The Tombs: A Rich Art History

Few restaurants have had as large an impact on the Georgetown community as The Tombs. There, men have proposed on bent knee, alumni have reunited and students have gathered for trivia nights, dance parties and 21st birthday celebrations. From its opening in 1962 to its role in the 1985 drama[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 9 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
PHOTO COURTESY THE TOMBS
The restaurant The Tombs is scheduled to reopen after a summer of being closed due to renovations.

The Tombs to Reopen After $2 Million Renovation

When The Tombs reopens after its three-month summer hiatus on Tuesday, returning patrons can expect to find the classic Georgetown locale largely unchanged, save for some fresh lacquer, new leather banquettes and a few extra menu items. But the $2 million renovation, which shuttered the bar and its affiliated upstairs[Read More…]

by September 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Best Restaurants in Georgetown and DC

QUICK MEALS IN GEORGETOWN If you are in a rush or just want a quick bite, there are quite a few fast, casual spots not too far from campus. Wisemiller’s Grocery & Deli – better known as Wisey’s – is a favorite among students. Classic sandwiches include the Chicken Madness[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 1 comment Features, Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide

Tombs, 1789, F. Scott’s to Temporarily Close

The Tombs Restaurant and Bar, 1789 Restaurant and F. Scott’s are closing from June 11 until Labor Day for renovations. All three restaurants are part of Clyde’s Restaurant Group, which is making a multimillion-dollar investment to repair the property’s roof, improve the restaurants’ kitchens and install first-floor bathrooms in 1789.[Read More…]

by March 11, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESTY CHERIAN THOMAS
Spotluck co-founders Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler hope to promote business at  local restaurants by offering discounts to customers based on a special algorithm that changes based on demand.

Startup Offers New Way to Dine Locally

When Jack Segelstein (COL ’18) goes out to eat with friends in Georgetown, his group sometimes encounters a dilemma. “A lot of the time we just can’t agree on what we want to eat,” Segelstein said. To help solve this problem, Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler created Spotluck,[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Senior Dis-O Tradition Returns With Fewer Events

The Senior Class Committee hosted fewer activities for this year’s graduating class than previous years’ at its annual weeklong “Dis-Orientation” celebration, which took place last week. While the general schedule of the week remained consistent with past years, the committee cancelled traditional events such as the bar crawl and Oktoberfest[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Jonathan Quigley is a bartender who works at The Tombs. His quirky talents and jam-packed life have become well known among students.

Local Tombs Employee Raises the Bar

Jonathan Quigley is a man of many talents. A lawyer by day, a bartender by night and a father to three children 24 hours a day, Quigley has somehow managed to balance the different aspects of his life in a way that is sure to make current college students envious.[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide, Uncategorized
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA
The Tombs will no longer be holding Sunday wine nights after the Clyde’s Restaurant Group instructed its restaurants to cancel this weekly event in a directive released last Friday.

Tombs Cancels Wine Night

The Tombs has indefinitely cancelled its Sunday wine nights upon a directive from the Clyde’s Restaurant Group. “I don’t know why exactly it was cancelled, but the reasoning behind it — I know it came down from our corporate office — we’re part of the Clyde’s Restaurant Group, and that[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Tombs Trivia Criticized for Offensive Content

The Tombs issued an apology for offensive statements made during its Trivia Night on Nov. 4 and promised changes in the future to prevent the incident from recurring. The weekly trivia night, which occurs each Tuesday, invites patrons to form their own teams, create names and answer questions. Occasionally, the[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 30 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY CLYDE'S RESTUARANT GROUP
Tombs, 1789 and F. Scott's founder Richard McCooey with his wife Karen. McCooey lived most of his life in Georgetown.

McCooey, Tombs Founder, Dies at 83

In 1962, Richard H. McCooey (C ’52) established two properties on 36th Street, with the aim of giving back to his beloved university. His brainchildren — The Tombs, 1789, and later, F. Scott’s — would prove to have an outsized, indelible effect on Georgetown. McCooey died Aug. 6 in Greenwich,[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 3 comments City News, News