Knowing and Celebrating Georgetown’s Black History  

February 9, 2022

Thirty years ago, The Georgetowner hosted a reception for a book that helped the town rediscover part of its past. “Black Georgetown Remembered” is now a classic of Black history […]

Mapping Georgetown: February Love Stories

February 7, 2022

  “Just an old-fashioned love song…”  Three Dog Night (Paul Williams) “Talkin’ ‘bout my girl…”  The Temptations Ah, it’s February… Have you got one of these love songs stuck in your […]

Crime Report, Jan. 24: Officer Shot, 3 GU Incidents 

January 24, 2022

An officer of the 4th District was shot in the line of duty in the 1400 block of Quincy Street NW. The officer was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released from […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Amazing Inauguration Day

“I went next door at one point and spoke with Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriquez. Don’t get to do that every day!”       ~ Fr. McDermott, Georgetown University […]

Mapping Georgetown: Six Generations of Local Family History

January 18, 2022

As a tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our local Black history, Mapping Georgetown is pleased to share this particular Georgetown mapping story from Neville […]

G.U. and 15 Other Elite Universities Sued for Collusion

January 11, 2022

Georgetown University has been named in an antitrust lawsuit alleging that it, along with 15 other prestigious mainly private universities, engaged in price fixing and unfairly limited student financial aid […]

Crime Report: 2 GU Incidents, Suspected Arsonist Nabbed

January 10, 2022

At the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E January meeting, Second District Captain Steve Andelman of the MPD reported that property and auto theft are significantly down over the last 30 to […]

Crime: GU Observatory Vandalized, Gun Wielder Threatens BID Employee

January 3, 2022

Regarding crime related activity, 2021 was an eventful year. Fortunately, the District’s men and women in blue have stayed on top of the situation by vigilantly safeguarding our streets 24/7. […]

With Omicron, G.U. Cancels Events, Moves Finals Online

December 16, 2021

On Monday Dec. 13, DC Health announced the first four confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in the District of Columbia. One was reported to be at Georgetown University — “a community […]

Mapping Georgetown: Forever Grateful, From Lebanon

December 13, 2021

  Never for a moment did I not feel at home….      From Ramzy’s Mapping Georgetown Story   If there were a contest for cutest person in Georgetown, Ramzy […]