Dumbarton Oaks, According to Dr. Batsaki  

November 21, 2022

“What is this place?” pondered Dr. Yota Batsaki when she first encountered Dumbarton Oaks, the Harvard University-owned research institute, museum and garden on 32nd Street in Georgetown. Did anything tie […]

Mapping Georgetown: Culturally Nourishing Breakfasts

November 14, 2022

In Georgetown, we’re so fortunate to be surrounded by the cultural treasures in our neighborhood and in our nation’s capital. Is there anything quite like a brisk walk on a […]

Montrose Park to Celebrate Sphere’s Return

November 3, 2022

Two years ago, it was a case of whodunit at Montrose Park, a verdant 16-acre meadowland of shade trees and gardens situated on the heights of upper Georgetown. While not quite […]

Next Breakfast Speaker: Executive Director of Dumbarton Oaks 

October 20, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 17, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series will welcome Yota Batsaki, executive director of Dumbarton Oaks, the Harvard University-owned research institute, library, […]

Celebrating Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Centennials

September 14, 2022

What Was It Like 100 Years Ago?  As we commemorate major centennials, why not travel by Time Machine back 100 years?  In 1922 – only four years since the end […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Officer and a Gentleman

September 6, 2022

When I first noticed Officer Jackson, I was entering the gates of the Georgetown’s great Dumbarton Oaks Gardens in the 3100 block of R Street NW. Assisting a small group […]

Weekend Round Up, April 7 – 10

April 7, 2022

After a rainy week, the weekend promises to be sunnier and drier. Enjoy outdoor events like the National Cherry Blossom Parade and a letterpress making presentation, or perhaps take in […]

Tudor Place, Historic Gem, Fully Reopens March 4

March 3, 2022

Strolling up 31st Street towards Dumbarton Oaks, you may pass by another historic Georgetown gem without realizing it. Between Q and R Streets, glance over toward 32nd Street and you’ll see […]

Mapping Georgetown: This Passion Project Has Many Humble Heroes

September 7, 2021

With Labor Day on our minds, the Mapping Georgetown project wishes to thank all those who work so hard every day — often behind the scenes — to make our […]

Community Calendar, July 19

July 19, 2021

Advisory Neighborhood Commission, ANC2E: Next Virtual Public Meeting via Zoom: Monday, August 30, from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Meeting access info posted on ANC2E’s website: https://www.anc2e.com/ Georgetown BID: Georgetown GLOW: Summer […]