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ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA
The tech giant Amazon is set to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore on M Street. Developers have yet to announce an opening date.

Amazon Books to Open on M Street, 1st Location in District

Amazon Books’ first Washington, D.C. location is set to open on M Street in Georgetown as the latest installment in the tech giant’s foray into brick-and-mortar retail. An Amazon representative declined to give details on the opening date of the store, which will be the 14th Amazon Books location nationwide.[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Old Stone House to Close Today for Yearlong Renovations

The Old Stone House, the oldest structure still on its original foundation in Washington, D.C., closes today to begin about one year of renovations. The renovations will install a new fire suppression system, stabilize the building’s foundation, fix the exterior stonework and upgrade the plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems, according[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

M Street Temporarily Widens Sidewalks

The Georgetown Business Improvement District has begun temporarily expanding the sidewalks of M Street NW by eight feet every Saturday and Sunday to accommodate increased foot traffic, beginning the weekend of April 2 and lasting through November. Each weekend, the 3200 block of M St. will be widened with a[Read More…]

by April 7, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Juveniles Rob Georgetown Business

A group of more than 20 juveniles stole $13,000 worth of items from the designer store Diesel on the 3000 block of M Street NW just before 6 p.m. Tuesday evening. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, a large group ran into the store, grabbed several items off the racks[Read More…]

by November 26, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
KATHLEEN GUAN/THE HOYA
In addition to bargain prescription and nonprescription glasses, Warby Parker’s new Georgetown storefront features artwork by poster artist Jason Munn as well as books from the eyeglass retailer’s new Warby Parker Press.

Warby Parker Launches in Georgetown

Online eyewear company Warby Parker opened a retail store in Georgetown on Sept. 26. The storefront, located at 3225 M St. NW, celebrated its launch by releasing an exclusive pair of sunglasses only available at its M Street location. The storefront displays a variety of styles of eyeglasses for customers[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
KRISTEN SKILLMAN/THE HOYA 
The intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street was named one of the three most dangerous in the District of Columbia in 2013 and 2014.

Wisconsin and M Junction Called ‘Dangerous’

The District Department of Transportation named the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue one of the top-three most dangerous intersections in the District for 2013 and 2014, as well as one of the top-three pedestrian crash locations, in a report released on April 1. The judgment was based on[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

M Street Sees Quick Turnover in Retail

The constantly shifting M Street landscape has seen the addition of several national retailers and the closure of established businesses over the past few months. Georgetown Business Improvement District Communications Director Rachel Cothran described the retail environment of M Street as tied to the surrounding neighborhood. “M Street continues to[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Student Assaulted on M Street

A female Georgetown student was the victim of an aggravated assault by an unknown attacker on the 3300 block of M Street at approximately 1:37 a.m. Sunday morning. Georgetown University Police Department and Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District are currently investigating the incident, though they have no suspects at this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
CAPRIOTTIS
The new M Street location of Capriottis Sandwich Shop serves many types of sanwiches, salads and other lunch entrees, but the taste has yet to be matched by good service.

Capriotti’s Service Disappoints

★★★☆☆ $ Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is about as Georgetown as an engineering degree or good football. In many ways, this new M Street eatery is the antithesis of the Georgetown culture that is nearly ubiquitous throughout Wisconsin Avenue and M Street. Its vacuous, shining interior is no Tombs or Wisey’s,[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 1 comment Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
Baking a Difference for Veterans

Baking a Difference for Veterans

★★★★★ $ Right off Wisconsin Avenue , on a little strip called Grace Street, lies a quaint brick building boasting patriotic red, white and blue flags. It’s called Dog Tag Bakery, and it’s Georgetown’s latest attraction worth visiting to try a treat and learn about the company’s message. A not-for-profit[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide