ANC Tackles Parks, Public Spaces, Crime, Leaf Collection 

November 6, 2023

She tried. She really did. Gwen Lohse, chair of ANC 2E, had timed each item of her lengthy November ANC meeting – held Oct. 29, all remote – to a reasonable time […]

‘Georgetown Glow’ Returns to Light up the Nights


Time to bundle up and pack that thermos of hot chocolate.  As winter darkness returns, the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) has plans to spark “Merriment in Georgetown” with the […]

ANC Meeting Got Lively Late in the Evening  

October 10, 2023

Two unusual occurrences considerably livened up an expectedly normal-business monthly meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) on Oct. 2. They happened after 9 p.m. at that.    First, the […]

Georgetown Coalition for Public Spaces Petitions to Improve Streateries

September 18, 2023

Where do you stand on Georgetown streateries?  A petition calling for “common-sense re-adjustments” to Georgetown’s streateries programs, launched by the Georgetown Coalition for Public Spaces (GCPS) and signed by former […]

Martin’s Tavern: Cheers to 90 Years   

September 11, 2023

When someone or something marks 90 years, you take notice. When this 90-year-old place is full of history and legends, you know there are stories to be told. When this […]

An Unexpected Summer of Art, Pop-ups & Public Programming  

July 13, 2023

[Sponsored Content] Summer is traditionally slow in the District, yet there are a plethora of festivals, business openings, and initiatives well underway in Georgetown. The Capital Fringe Festival is back […]

Editorial: When Will PNC Bank’s Iconic Gold Dome Be Refurbished? 

June 12, 2023

“Spring Cleaning Should Be for Everyone,” we editorialized last month, praising the Georgetown BID’s various efforts to spruce up Georgetown’s commercial district by removing graffiti, repairing sidewalks, mounting flower baskets, […]

Citizens Association Hosts Rat Patrol, Hears About GU’s Move-Out Program


By Christi Cline On May 18, the Citizens Association of Georgetown’s Public Health Committee hosted its second community meeting. The primary focus: the rats in Georgetown. A dedicated group of […]

Weekend Roundup, May 18 – 21

May 18, 2023

As we round out the spring and gear up for the unofficial kickoff to summer next week, so many great May activities await. Whether you’re biking to work for the […]

Editorial: Georgetown’s Spring Cleaning Should Be for Everyone 

May 11, 2023

As May flowers bloom, signs of spring cleaning abound in Georgetown.   The Georgetown Business Improvement District is painting light poles, power-washing sidewalks, hanging flower baskets and calling for volunteers to […]