Georgetown Abuzz Over Story of Lover, Companion, Alleged Jewel Thief

January 20, 2022

For 15 years, Jackie Quillen and Larry Gray dated, attended exclusive parties and concerts together, travelled with one another, eventually moving in together in Quillen’s home at 3507 R St. […]

G.U. and 15 Other Elite Universities Sued for Collusion

January 11, 2022

Georgetown University has been named in an antitrust lawsuit alleging that it, along with 15 other prestigious mainly private universities, engaged in price fixing and unfairly limited student financial aid […]

Sidewalks, Streets, Schools, Parks and Politics: Top Town Topics of 2021 


Georgetown in 2021 was abuzz with news and events even though so many of the normal activities of business, shopping, dining out, schools, the university, night life, non-profit and town […]

Georgetown BID Hires 2 New Business Development Professionals

January 10, 2022

Georgetown’s Business Improvement District (BID) – a commercial tax-funded non-profit business development organization responsible for numerous projects from streateries and widened sidewalk platforms (that may be a model for the […]

New District Rules May Curtail Airbnbs

December 27, 2021

The multitude of home owners and renters who have been renting out their dwellings to high-paying weekend and short-term visitors as so-called “Airbnbs,” will face far stricter regulations in 2022. The […]

With Omicron, G.U. Cancels Events, Moves Finals Online

December 16, 2021

On Monday Dec. 13, DC Health announced the first four confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in the District of Columbia. One was reported to be at Georgetown University — “a community […]

Streateries Project Extended, Most Widened Sidewalks Not

December 13, 2021

After waiting through nine hours of Zoom meetings, the nail-biting fate of expanded sidewalks in Georgetown for diners and pedestrians finally came up Thursday Dec. 9, the last item of […]

Two Shows About Friendship Are Revised — and Revive

December 9, 2021

Two live theater shows in Washington, D.C., in time for Hanukkah and Christmas offered the chance to enjoy in person two decades-old favorite stories about friendship and ambition as well […]

Bob Dole (1923-2021): A Vet to Remember

December 6, 2021

“Veteran who gave his most for his country.” Bob Dole said he wanted to be remembered that way. But for Bob Dole, giving “his most” included an almost impossible-to-remember-it-all list of […]

Ellington Field Renovation Plans Include New Amenities 


Plans to upgrade the neighborhood Ellington track and field park and add community amenities under an approved $3.5 million city parks budget, were presented by DC Department of Parks and […]