At 66, Getting More Online All the Time

October 14, 2020

This newspaper just turned 66 years old — but is not ready to apply for Social Security.  On Oct. 7, 1954, The Georgetowner was founded, appropriately enough on Wisconsin Avenue, […]

Memorial Day Reflections — From The Georgetowner Archives

May 25, 2020

Here is a account of Memorial Day 2013 by our late colleague and writer Gary Tischler — Right Time, Right Place, Memorial Day Reflections.

An Appreciation: Gary Tischler Was Our Best

April 9, 2020

Gary Tischler never wrote an inauthentic word in his life, says colleague Ari Post, who adds: “He wrote about Bryce Harper the same way he wrote about Puccini.”

Gary Tischler, 1941-2020


The Georgetowner’s longest-serving and most prolific writer died on April 8 at the age of 78. Well known throughout the arts community, Gary Tischler joined the newspaper in 1980. 

Always on Deadline: For The Georgetowner, the Future Is Now

October 7, 2019

As The Georgetowner celebrates its 65th birthday, we look to our past, present and future …

One Swell Head

October 10, 2018

This tribute to a Georgetowner staffer will be on the short side, because he didn’t write it. It’s not that he has a swelled head. Or maybe he does. The […]

The Music Man Behind ‘Ain’t Too Proud’

July 10, 2018

One thing you can say about Harold Wheeler: he plays the piano. That’s a singular thing about a very singular man. But what Wheeler — who at various times is […]