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 […]

D.C.’s 2021 Budget: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

July 15, 2020

A new tax on advertising approved by the District Council will add injury to insult for small local newspapers and other media outlets.

In Your Power to Vote: Your Freedom, Your Independence

June 1, 2020

The Georgetowner calls on you, the Ward 2 voters, to research the candidates carefully and, yes, vote twice: in the Ward 2 primary election, to be held June 2, and in the special election on June 16.

Taking Earth Day to Heart

April 22, 2020

The spring, the summer, The childing autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries, and the mazèd world, By their increase, now knows not which is which — “A Midsummer Night’s […]