D.C.’s Democratic Delegates Go Virtual

August 10, 2020

Nothing is the same in this year of the coronavirus pandemic. That goes for the presidential election — from the way voters cast their spring primary and November general election ballots to the summer conventions that determine each party’s presidential …

Dance Tribute to Marian Anderson

February 26, 2020

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton was the guest of honor at the National Portrait Gallery as the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company debuted “A Tribute to Marian Anderson” to honor the legendary opera singer and civil rights icon on …

New Medical Marijuana Dispensary on U St.

February 6, 2020

A medical marijuana dispensary, Capital City Care, held a grand opening on U Street NW on Monday, Feb. 3, its new location offering patients easier access.

On hand to welcome the new business were Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and …

It’s Historic: D.C. Statehood Moves Closer to Passage

March 11, 2019

The decades-long effort to officially make most of the District of Columbia into the 51st state of the United States, took a giant step forward on Feb. 21 with the introduction in Congress of H.R. 51, the “Washington, D.C., …

Del. Norton Cites D.C. Statehood Progress

February 25, 2019

The two dozen or so Georgetown and West End Democratic activists were calm, cordial, almost happily optimistic on Feb. 21 as they munched appetizers and reacted to reports on the state of the District by Jack Evans and Eleanor Holmes …

Traffic Plans for Foggy Bottom Shared

October 22, 2018

The West End Library was packed with concerned citizens and stakeholders on Thursday evening, Oct. 18, to discuss traffic projects along Rock Creek Parkway and around the Kennedy Center. Power players attending included D.C.’s congressional Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ward …

Initiative 77 Saga Continues

July 12, 2018

The saga of the “One Fair Wage DC” initiative, known as Initiative 77 — which would grant all D.C. workers, including tipped workers, a $15-an-hour minimum wage by July 15, 2020 — continues.

Despite strong opposition from restaurateurs and many …

Endorsements: Bower, Mendelson et al.

June 18, 2018

While it may be a primary election lacking any real drama or contention, The Georgetowner shall weigh in on the Democratic primary to be held June 19. (Sorry, other parties, you have one person on your ballot.)

It may be …

ENDORSEMENTS: Bowser, Mendelson et al.

June 6, 2018

While it may be a primary election lacking any real drama or contention, The Georgetowner shall weigh on the Democratic primary to be held June 19. (Sorry, other parties, you have one person on your ballot). It may be a …

GU Commencement Speakers Announced

May 17, 2018

Georgetown University announced the names of the eight prominent individuals who will speak at the commencement ceremonies for its undergraduate and professional schools. They are as follows, with the school and commencement date and time indicated.

Ernest J. Moniz, …