Post Tagged with: "1789"

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
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
CARLSON: Collecting the Facts, Contesting 1789

CARLSON: Collecting the Facts, Contesting 1789

Georgetown leaders often talk about changing trends and their impact on the future of the university. Skyrocketing tuition prices, increased scholarship demands to match the need for real skills and superior returns on investment all shape the conversation about higher education. Now, Georgetown is discussing several ways to respond, including[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Opinion


by November 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News, City News, Opinion

Toasting 50 Years of a Georgetown Institution

Every Tuesday after 10 p.m., The Tombs becomes a battleground. During these late hours, the kitchen no longer serves its full menu, and the bar stays busy filling pitchers of beer. It’s Trivia Night at The Tombs. However popular it may be, especially with university seniors, this Tuesday night trivia[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
From Protests to Pinot Noir, 1789 Endures

From Protests to Pinot Noir, 1789 Endures

Attracting President Obama and prominent locals, the premier Georgetown restaurant 1789 has become a District hotspot for upscale dining. But neighbors weren’t always the eatery’s biggest fans. In the buildup to its establishment nearly 50 years ago, management went head to head with community leaders wary of a new eatery[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments City News, News