Halloween Weekend Round Up, Oct. 27 -31

October 27, 2022

Boo! Happy Halloween weekend! We have a huge amount of fun and spooky events for families, adults and even your dogs! Enjoy and stay safe. Saturday is Dia de los […]

D.C. Students’ Pandemic Learning Loss Higher Than U.S. Average

September 6, 2022

Just released scores from the national academic report on elementary and high school academic achievement known as PARCC, show that school children in Washington, D.C., public and charter schools experienced […]

Downtowner News: EV Stations, Walkability, Safe Dating and School Vaccines

August 15, 2022

Adams Morgan Street to Be Periodically Closed for Events   In an effort to help foot traffic, 18th Street between Columbia and Kalorama roads will be shut down on a few […]

New C&O Canal Boat to Help Revitalize Georgetown   

June 15, 2022

Upon its April 28 christening to much fanfare – with Mayor Bowser presiding – Georgetown’s new C&O Canal Boat, the “Georgetown Heritage,” launched a new era of local historical and […]

Fun, Almost Back-to-Normal Summer Weekend in Georgetown

June 13, 2022

Pools open! Parades and parties! Picnics in the park. Pop-ups including a free champagne garden party. Plenty of shopping in Georgetown — with a chance to slip easily over to Virginia to […]

Exclusive Interview: Robert White, Top Rival to Mayor Muriel Bowser  

May 13, 2022

As Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) seeks to become the first woman elected to a third term in office this fall as the District’s chief executive, her top rival in the […]

Duke Ellington Takeover: Council Member Pinto Offers Clarifications

February 28, 2022

Following our Feb. 24 article “Amid Scandal, Duke Ellington School to Transfer to DCPS,” Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto contacted The Georgetowner to clarify positions she and Ward 2’s […]

Covid in D.C.: Uncertainty, Tighter Regulations, Defiance, Fear, Shrugs

January 31, 2022

The course of the Covid-19 pandemic and reactions to it during the last week of January 2022 in Washington, D.C., including Georgetown, reflects what the entire nation is experiencing: uncertainty, […]

Downtowner News Briefs, Dec. 13

December 13, 2021

TikTok Signs Lease Near Union Market   The popular social media platform TikTok is opening an outpost in the District. According to Bisnow, TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance signed a lease near Union Market in Northeast D.C. TikTok announced earlier this year […]

Council Member Pinto Outlines 2022 Top Priorities  


At City Center DC’s annual holiday Christmas tree lighting celebration this past Saturday, Nov. 27, Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto spoke warmly about the deeper meanings of Christmas this year to a TV […]