Mapping Georgetown: Martin’s Tavern

October 4, 2021

“Sometimes you want to go Where everybody knows your name And they’re always glad you came You want to be where you can see Our troubles are all the same […]

Beloved Bartender Kevin Delaney Dies

August 19, 2021

Longtime bartender at Martin’s Tavern Kevin P. Delaney died this week. Born with the gift of gab and a heart of gold, Delaney “was an icon in the District,” said […]

Marilyn Butler’s Vision for ‘Mapping Georgetown’   

July 19, 2021

Imagine falling in love with your local town. Then, dedicating all of your creative efforts to cultivating and preserving its unique culture and heritage. Georgetown resident Marilyn Butler has done […]

Georgetown Village to Honor José Andrés, Martin Family, Dec. 3 

November 11, 2020

Throughout the virtual year-end celebration, there will be interviews with Georgetown Village founders, volunteers, supporters and guests, who will share their personal stories. 

Georgetown BID Celebrates 20 Years

June 13, 2019

The presentation at the June 11 event listed the top three game changers: the C&O Canal, reconstructing and programming alleys and establishing Georgetown as an interactive public arts destination.

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 […]

Initiative 77 Pros, Cons Face D.C. Council

September 17, 2018

Today is the day! Monday, Sept 17, the proponents and opponents of Initiative #77 — the so-called Fair Wage Act — face off in front of Washington DC’s city council […]

Opponents Urge Council to Void Initiative 77

July 9, 2018

More than 250 managers, waiters, bartenders walked through the halls of the John A. Wilson District Building July 9, urging Council members to void the vote to eliminate the lower minimum wage for tipped employees.

Tipped-Employee Initiative Passes. Now What?

June 21, 2018

Initiative 77, making it District law to guarantee every full-time employee a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2025, passed 55 percent to 45 percent.  An online petition is being circulated to “Continue the fight – bring 77 to City Council!”

Battle Erupts Over D.C. Tipped-Employee Wage

May 14, 2018

Initiative 77, which proposes to match the lower minimum wage for tipped employees (currently $3.33) to the minimum wage for all others (currently $12.50) by 2026, is on the June 19 primary ballot.