News Bytes: Jack Evans, Canal Boat, Heating Plant

May 11, 2022

Canal Boat Christened; Tours Begin  The C&O Canal boat was officially launched April 28, and public tours have begun. The new 80-foot-long boat was christened by Mayor Muriel Bowser (who […]

New Canal Boat Christened in Joyous Ceremony 

May 2, 2022

Georgetown’s brand new 80-footlong, historically correct Canal Boat was officially launched Thursday, April 28, at the C&O Canal’s reconstructed and filled Lock 3 with joyous pomp and ceremony. There were […]

Fourth Lock Building for Sale, in Front of the C&O Canal


Now, here is a truly unique property and a Georgetown gem. “I am fortunate that my client Arlette Coppock, who owns the property at 3065 Canal Street in Georgetown, has […]

All Aboard Our Heritage: Celebrating the Return of the Canal Boat

April 28, 2022

All Aboard Our Heritage: CELEBRATING THE RETURN OF THE CANAL BOAT! Thursday, April 28, 6:00-8:00 pm The Georgetown Heritage Board of Directors, and co-chairs Heather Muir Johnson and Brooke Stroud, […]

New Canal Boat, Outdoor Events Energize Georgetown 

April 13, 2022

SPONSORED CONTENT This is the busiest spring we’ve had in two years, and we’re thrilled that Georgetown feels so alive again.  Most anticipated of all, a C&O Canal boat is […]

Body in Canal; Car Crash at Nail Salon

March 28, 2022

D.C. Fire and EMS recovered a man’s body from the C&O Canal on Sunday, March 27, around 9 a.m. near Key Bridge. After a report, the rescue service arrived next […]

The Sky’s the Limit!: Pushing Our Boundaries

January 12, 2022

With the new year much on our minds and a whole new crop of freshly-resolved new year’s resolutions, the staff of The Georgetowner opted to explore the concepts of “stepping […]

Georgetown BID Initiatives Signal Reinvigorating Year for Commercial District 


Sponsored Content We’ve all learned our lesson from the past two Januarys: Expect the unexpected for the year ahead. Still, there’s a lot the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) can […]

Body Recovered From the C&O Canal

July 23, 2021

A body was pulled out of the C&O Canal between 33rd and 34th Streets NW late Friday afternoon. Metropolitan Police Department investigators were on the scene with a tent on […]

At Last, Georgetown Canal Boat Is Home

July 12, 2021

Over the weekend, a precious shipment arrived near Fletcher’s Boathouse at the C&O Canal and Canal Road. Two halves of the canal boat –– a contemporary take on a historic […]