Non-D.C. Residents Must Pay Tuition

June 20, 2018

When the stunningly redesigned Duke Ellington School of the Arts at last reopened in August of 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser called it the “premier performing arts high school in the […]

ENDORSEMENTS: Bowser, Mendelson et al.

June 6, 2018

While it may be a primary election lacking any real drama or contention, The Georgetowner shall weigh on the Democratic primary to be held June 19. (Sorry, other parties, you […]

Vote No on Initiative 77


Voter beware! At first glance, Initiative 77 on the June 19 D.C. primary ballot seems like a “no-brainer” yes vote. After all, it aims to guarantee that by July 1, 2020, […]

Voting at 16?

May 16, 2018

Ward 6 Council member Charles Allen recently introduced legislation that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote. If passed, District 16-year-olds could vote not only in local elections but also in […]

Needed: A Spirit of Rotation


A quick look at the District’s Democratic primary lineup reveals some worrisome features of our more-or-less one-party state. Serious opponents are lacking for most candidates, including Mayor Muriel Bowser — […]

A Buzz-Free Primary?

May 2, 2018

A District of Columbia primary election will take place June 19. But there’s been precious little buzz about likely winners, hot issues, challenges to incumbents and so on. In a […]

Who’s Voting on June 19?

April 18, 2018

We’ve got news for you. There’s a District of Columbia primary election coming up June 19, which is only two months away, approximately. While campaign observers have been talking about […]

City of Marches: Where Else But D.C.?

April 4, 2018

Two Saturdays ago, this city witnessed what may have been — depending which estimate you believe — the largest U.S. demonstration of any sort ever. The March for Our Lives along Pennsylvania Avenue […]

Is Our Dining Scene That Bad?

March 21, 2018

“No Longer The Only Game In Town: Georgetown Dining Scene Struggles As City Spreads Out” was the headline of a March 2 Bisnow article on Georgetown restaurants. It got a […]

Parking in Georgetown: Let’s Line Up the Numbers

March 7, 2018

As Originally Proposed, Georgetown Could Have Lost Up to 2,000 Visitor Spots In this issue, The Georgetowner celebrates the well-known residents and homes of Georgetown. All things real estate, home […]