The naming of Georgetowners of the Year has been a tradition of The Georgetowner newspaper for decades. This year’s group, selected by the editorial board, includes a church, a congregation and pastor, a […]
While we are planning to deck the halls during the Yuletide, it’s time to take away some decks set up for sidewalk expansion to help businesses during the pandemic. The […]
In the nation’s capital, we’re frequently deluged with news and information — so much so that we often seek solace in nature, especially during the pandemic. We all know, however, […]
August is the cruelest month. Especially so for the families of the thirteen young service men and women killed in what many experts said was an inevitable yet preventable act […]
The Amidah is one of the oldest prayers in the Jewish liturgy and in one of its most beautiful verses, it voices praise to the God who “keeps faith with those that sleep in the […]
Walking the commercial streets of Georgetown these days the relief, even joy, of shoppers, salon, café and restaurant patrons, and even tourists is as visible as the streets active with […]
The verdict, satisfying as it was, is not the end of the story. There will be more George Floyds, more difficult conversations and much more work to be done.
We salute longtime residents and businesspersons who have given freely of their time, making our special neighborhood all the better for their dedication.
One day, we’ll look back and … wish we hadn’t. But, for now, here’s our highly idiosyncratic look at “What’s Out and What’s In” at the end of this exceptionally strange year.
In the Light, the Scourge of 2020 Rescinds In this worst year ever — at least in our lifetimes — we are straining to look beyond our holiday blues, to […]