Needed: A Spirit of Rotation

May 16, 2018

A quick look at the District’s Democratic primary lineup reveals some worrisome features of our more-or-less one-party state. Serious opponents are lacking for most candidates, including Mayor Muriel Bowser — […]

Mary Jo Kopechne Portrayed in ‘Chappaquiddick’

April 9, 2018

Kopechne’s story actually makes two stops in Georgetown, not seen in the film. She lived on the 1200 block of 35th Street and then more famously at 2712 Olive St. NW, a home once owned by the Washington Post’s Kathleen Parker.

Dog of the Week: Cache-Cache

April 5, 2018

This week’s Dog of the Week, of the breed favored by Marie Antoinette, prefers liver pâté (naturellement).

Dog of the Week: Olive

March 29, 2018

In the Georgetowner’s second Dog of the Week column, we feature a Wheaten Terrier, Olive — named for the Georgetown street, not the garnish in your martini.

Dogs of the Week: Bill Dean’s Shredder and Splinter

March 22, 2018

These well-mannered Goldendoodle cousins are The Georgetowner’s first Dogs of the Week, just in time for National Puppy Day (tomorrow).

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company at National Portrait Gallery

March 8, 2018

Celebrating its 25th year, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company presents a series of free salons in the new international gallery at the National Portrait Gallery, where Burgess is […]

Gift of the Greeks: Democratic Values

March 7, 2018

While the Greek gods of wind, the Anemoi, were all working together to wreak havoc on Washington, D.C., it did not stop the Greek American humans from honoring four of […]

José Andrés to Open at Old Glory Spot

February 27, 2018

Andrés’s ThinkFoodGroup will set up an America Eats Tavern this summer in Georgetown, replacing the just shuttered Old Glory Bar-B-Que at 3139 M St. NW.

D.C. Makes Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist

January 18, 2018

Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated D.C.’s nomination in the field of 20, which includes nearby Montgomery County, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

Current Newspapers Files for Bankruptcy

January 7, 2018

The Current Newspapers, Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan. 3. Headquartered at 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, the newspaper company celebrated its 50th anniversary in November. It began in […]