Slow Bustling in Georgetown

April 27, 2020

Much of Georgetown has shut down, but one can still see joggers, bicyclists, parents pushing strollers, dogs being walked and plenty of construction workers.

In Lockdown, Every Pet Is a Therapy Animal

The Georgetowner wants to hear all about the hijinks, shenanigans and adorable (deplorable?) behavior of our readers’ furry friends.

D.C. Schools to Close 3 Weeks Early

April 20, 2020

Due to the coronavirus crisis, some of the red-line requirements for grade advancement and graduation are being waived.

Staff Entertainment Picks; Send Us Yours

April 16, 2020

Bored during shutdown? Here are movie, TV, music and book picks from several Georgetowner staffers. We invite you to email your own to us at

Bowser Extends COVID Emergency Through May 15, Urges Mail-In Voting and Census

April 15, 2020

If leaving their residence, all individuals must continue to social distance from others not in their household and should wear face coverings if visiting essential businesses, such as grocery stores and pharmacies.

GW Hospital Starts Drive-Through, Walk-In Testing

April 6, 2020

The District is expecting a surge in COVID-19 cases over the next week or two, before the number of infections is likely to peak.

Coronavirus Hits D.C. Wards Differently

April 2, 2020

Overall, according to an April 1 report, 586 positive cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, had been recorded in the District; 91 were newly announced on Wednesday morning.

Georgetown Almost a Ghost Town; D.C. Shuts Down Nonessential Businesses

March 26, 2020

Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the application process for a new $25-million microgrant program to provide relief to local small businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus Report: Vietnam

March 25, 2020

Living abroad, I read the news about coronavirus hysteria in the U.S. with a feeling of separation. Reports of toilet paper hoarding, fights over bread in supermarkets, withering medical supplies […]

D.C. Hunkers Down During Cherry Blossom Season (photos)

March 23, 2020

There was a brief window for a few days early on as the flowers approached peak bloom when it was possible to capture the scene.