Memorial Day Weekend Roundup, May 26 – May 30

May 26, 2022

This Monday, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in which we dedicate ourselves to honoring U.S. military personnel who died in service to our country. Many meaningful activities are available […]

All Aboard Our Heritage: Celebrating the Return of the Canal Boat

April 28, 2022

All Aboard Our Heritage: CELEBRATING THE RETURN OF THE CANAL BOAT! Thursday, April 28, 6:00-8:00 pm The Georgetown Heritage Board of Directors, and co-chairs Heather Muir Johnson and Brooke Stroud, […]

ANC Highlights: DPR, Canal Boat, 2900 M, Sports & Social

April 11, 2022

The Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission — ANC 2E — held its monthly meeting remotely on Monday, April 4. The following are selected highlights. Commissioners welcomed new Georgetown University student representatives: […]

Georgetown BID Initiatives Signal Reinvigorating Year for Commercial District 

January 12, 2022

Sponsored Content We’ve all learned our lesson from the past two Januarys: Expect the unexpected for the year ahead. Still, there’s a lot the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) can […]

At Last, Georgetown Canal Boat Is Home

July 12, 2021

Over the weekend, a precious shipment arrived near Fletcher’s Boathouse at the C&O Canal and Canal Road. Two halves of the canal boat –– a contemporary take on a historic […]

C&O Canal Boat to Arrive Sunday (We Hope)

July 8, 2021

“We are hopeful the boat will arrive in Georgetown on Sunday,” Georgetown Heritage Board Chair Jennifer Romm told The Georgetowner today. The arrival is the long-anticipated C&O Canal Boat is […]

C&O Canal Boat Expected to Arrive July 8

June 3, 2021

The reopening of Georgetown and the city continues apace, and things are speeding up. Already to the delight of passers-by at the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Georgetown’s crown jewel, yes, […]

C&O Canal Readies for Water, Boat, Eventually Canoes, Mules

May 10, 2021

With repairs to Locks 3 and 4 completed in 2019 and the canal wall near Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue stabilized, it’s almost time for the water to flow.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.

Panel on Racism’s Legacy in Georgetown, Sept. 1

August 31, 2020

Admission to the online panel discussion and Q&A, “Reckoning the Legacy of Race and Racism in Georgetown,” on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., is free.