Georgetown Garden Tour an Inspiration, Despite Rain  

May 9, 2022

Yes it was raining. Yes the blooms were drooping. Yes one had to juggle umbrellas trying not to poke people while negotiating the often narrow garden gates and hidden street […]

92nd Georgetown Garden Tour, Saturday, May 7 

May 4, 2022

Does a flower bloom when there’s no one to see it? Of course, but it’s such a pleasure to see those pale yellows and vibrant reds and dusty pinks at […]

Christ Church Celebrates Key’s Birthday; Plans Sept. 12 Homecoming

August 6, 2021

The congregation of Christ Church Georgetown gathered Aug. 1 to celebrate the birthday of one of its founders, Frances Scott Key (1779-1843), author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” who lived on […]

Georgetown News During the COVID-19 Constraints

July 11, 2020

Please send your coronavirus stories or comments to editorial@georgetowner.com. The Georgetowner will be updating this listing daily.

‘Wonderful News’: the Rev. Tim Cole Returns Home

March 27, 2020

The rector of Georgetown’s Christ Church, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Washington, D.C., is back home from the hospital.

Grace under Quarantine: Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering at Hospital

March 21, 2020

Cole, 59, was the first Washington, D.C., patient diagnosed with coronavirus on March 7, after being admitted with pneumonia on March 5. He has been isolated ever since.

Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering; Wife, Son Test Negative

March 14, 2020

Though Cole is on the mend, four parishioners have tested positive for the disease, including the church’s organist, Tom Smith.

Georgetown Rector Contracts Coronavirus: D.C.’s First Case

March 8, 2020

According to Christ Church spokesman Rob Volmer, the Rev. Tim Cole fell ill shortly after attending an Episcopal conference in Louisville on Feb. 22. 

Holiday Fun: Georgetown and Beyond

December 4, 2019

Yuletide magic is luminous in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. It’s time to fill your Advent calendar with only the best and brightest. From the sparkly to the spiritual, it’s all here […]

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

May 9, 2019

This year’s seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.