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 […]

Georgetowners of the Year: 2019 

December 30, 2019

This year’s group: a woman who is much more than a top real estate agent; a publicist all the utilities know well; and a church marking 225 years as a source of societal strength and spiritual nourishment.

2018 Georgetowners of the Year

December 19, 2018

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 one of America’s most […]

The Georgetowner Endorses …

October 24, 2018

At this time two years ago, we were opining about the main presidential contenders,offering the aside, “voters have never before been faced with a duo of candidates who carry more […]

One Swell Head

October 10, 2018

This tribute to a Georgetowner staffer will be on the short side, because he didn’t write it. It’s not that he has a swelled head. Or maybe he does. The […]

Our Interesting Times


These days, one is reminded almost daily of a phrase described long ago as a Chinese curse. That would be the one that goes something like: “May you live in […]