National Presbyterian Church is holding a Food Drive!

September 24, 2022

National Presbyterian Church invites you to participate in our nonperishable Food Drive to benefit Central Union Mission and the UDC Student Food Pantry. Drive-through drop-off will take place 9:30-11:30 am […]

Wawa Shooting Rattles Georgetown

August 31, 2022

An apparently homeless and mentally disturbed man fired shots in and outside the Wawa convenience store at 1222 Wisconsin Ave. NW around 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 30. Metropolitan Police Officers […]

Exclusive Interview: Duncan Bedlion, Commander Second District, MPD   

July 13, 2022

What’s happening with crime in Georgetown? The Georgetowner interviewed Georgetown’s top cop, Duncan Bedlion, Commander of the Second District of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to find out whether progress […]

Exclusive Interview: Robert White, Top Rival to Mayor Muriel Bowser  

May 13, 2022

As Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) seeks to become the first woman elected to a third term in office this fall as the District’s chief executive, her top rival in the […]

Ward 2 Council Member Pinto on Stemming Homelessness

April 13, 2022

The Georgetowner asked Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto about her priorities for stemming  homelessness in the area. We published her response (below) as a guest column in our April […]

Beautiful Fundraiser for La Jolie Bleue

March 3, 2022

Many Georgetowners may remember La Jolie Bleue, the Mediterranean bakery on Wisconsin Ave. Unfortunately, the eatery, like many others, fell to the pandemic last year. The shop had grown steadily, […]

ANC Report: Crime, Budget, Redistricting


Public Safety  First on the agenda at this month’s ANC meeting, a public safety briefing from Lt. John Merzig of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Regarding last month’s fatal shooting […]

Council Member Pinto Outlines 2022 Top Priorities  

December 13, 2021

At City Center DC’s annual holiday Christmas tree lighting celebration this past Saturday, Nov. 27, Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto spoke warmly about the deeper meanings of Christmas this year to a TV […]

Spirit of Georgetown Gathers Residents, Salutes Tompkins  

October 7, 2021

A major fundraiser for the Georgetown Ministry Center, the Spirit of Georgetown 2021 award went to Elena Tompkins and was held at the Washington Harbour home of Alan and Nancy […]

How D.C.’s AG Racine Tackles Issues of Housing and Homelessness 

August 19, 2021

What should be done about the crisis of housing and homelessness in the District? While many hold theories, the District’s Attorney General, Karl A. Racine wields powerful tools to address matters […]