Heartbreak: Mourning the Loss of 13 Service Members

August 30, 2021

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 […]

Hope for the Homeless?  

August 19, 2021

 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 […]

The District Gave Us Streateries. Now, We Need Parking. 

June 16, 2021

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 […]

Catching Our Breath After the Floyd Verdict

April 22, 2021

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. 

Georgetowners of the Year for 2020

December 11, 2020

We salute longtime residents and businesspersons who have given freely of their time, making our special neighborhood all the better for their dedication.

What’s Out and What’s In?

December 9, 2020

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 Recedes


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 […]

BIDEN TIME

November 11, 2020

Anyone who was paying attention on Saturday, Nov. 7, heard and saw much of America rejoicing outside, on the sidewalks and on the streets, after the media call that proclaimed […]

The Georgetowner Endorses …

October 14, 2020

Here they are: The Georgetowner Editorial Board’s endorsements for President of the United States, District Council members and advisory neighborhood commissioners.

Counterproductive Protesters

August 12, 2020

Lately, some Black Lives Matter protesters have pivoted from marching in parks and along streets in commercial districts to take their message to residential areas. Whether frightening pedestrians and motorists […]