The Spirit of Thanksgiving

November 9, 2022

One of my favorite movies turns 35 this year. And it’s one of the few films out there that celebrates Thanksgiving. John Hughes’s 1987 “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” is the […]

In-Country: A Guide to Christmas in Middleburg


Middleburg, Virginia is an ideal setting for the holiday season. Its picturesque streets are lovely this time of year, filled with twinkling lights, holiday shoppers and carolers. Sometimes, it’s hard […]

Georgetowner Realty Review: What Sold in October

November 7, 2022

It’s time for our Realty Review! On the first Monday of each month, we provide readers with all the data of homes sold in Georgetown from the previous month. In […]

Downtowner News, Nov. 7, 2022


Robert Horan, Teen DC Sniper Prosecutor, Dead at 90   Robert F. Horan, Jr. who served 40 years as top prosecutor in Fairfax County, died last month at home in Clifton, […]

Broadway’s Megan Hilty Discusses Upcoming Performances in Town, Shopping in Georgetown 

November 3, 2022

Broadway star Megan Hilty will be in town this weekend performing “Broadway’s Brightest Lights,” a collection of beloved songs from all the musicals you know and love. Famed for her […]

Weekend Round Up, Nov. 3 – 6


Happy almost Friday! Now that Halloween is over, events and things to do are at pre-holiday season levels. Enjoy concerts, dance performances, a trunk show here in Georgetown and start […]

Holly Twyford Directs GU Students in ‘Dog Act,’ a Post-Apocalyptic Comedy


Four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Holly Twyford is directing Georgetown University students in the post-apocalyptic comedy ‘Dog Act,’ by Liz Duffy Adams, with performances running nine days only — today through […]

Real Estate: Rohrer Realty Partners, Leap Bring 5 New Retailers to Market

October 31, 2022

Virginia-based commercial real estate company Rohrer Realty Partners is working with Leap, a retail platform for modern brands, to bring five new retailers to the D.C. market. Two new retailers […]

Embodying Black Elegance: Vanilla Beane (1919-2022)

October 27, 2022

Vanilla Beane, known as “D.C.’s Hat Lady,” died October 23 at a Washington, D.C., hospital at the age of 103. While her name alone preceded her, Beane’s life was as […]

Halloween Weekend Round Up, Oct. 27 -31


Boo! Happy Halloween weekend! We have a huge amount of fun and spooky events for families, adults and even your dogs! Enjoy and stay safe. Saturday is Dia de los […]