Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives

March 31, 2022

Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]

Halcyon Fellows’ Impact Reaches Millions Worldwide  

February 9, 2022

Inclusivity and impact are two powerful driving forces behind Halcyon – a local incubator that has made headlines for its ability to nurture early-stage startups, develop forward-thinking entrepreneurs, and launch […]

Artifacts Hint at Halcyon House’s Past

August 30, 2018

On Aug. 21, at the Georgetown Public Library, Jennifer Porter-Lupu, a doctoral student in anthropology at Northwestern University, presented a portion of what she had uncovered.

Spirits in Our Midst: In Georgetown, We Are Haunted by History

October 25, 2017

By Gary Tischler and Selma Khenissi The old houses, cemeteries, streets, hillsides and even film sites evoke a sense of people, place and memories. In Georgetown, Halloween reigns. Just look […]