A Fall Welcome at Milano

September 8, 2022

On the last day of August, a “Welcome to Fall” reception welcomed a nice mix of folks, some of whom had not seen each other in a while, to the […]

News Bytes: Jack Evans, Canal Boat, Heating Plant

May 11, 2022

Canal Boat Christened; Tours Begin  The C&O Canal boat was officially launched April 28, and public tours have begun. The new 80-foot-long boat was christened by Mayor Muriel Bowser (who […]

New Canal Boat Christened in Joyous Ceremony 

May 2, 2022

Georgetown’s brand new 80-footlong, historically correct Canal Boat was officially launched Thursday, April 28, at the C&O Canal’s reconstructed and filled Lock 3 with joyous pomp and ceremony. There were […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Georgetowner Leaving Her Mark

March 28, 2022

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”  ~ Lady Bird Johnson One day, as my mom and I were picking weeds along the alley bricks, I decided to give [the alley] […]

Candidates Declare for Mayor, Council Race: The List So Far 

October 18, 2021

This article was updated Oct. 31. Leaves are falling, the weather cooler and Election Day 2021 two weeks away. What does that mean? Candidates are already positioning themselves for the […]

Downtowner News: Metro Ridership Up, D.C. Gov’t In!

July 12, 2021

D.C. Government Employees Back in Office  As of today, D.C. Government employees are back in their offices. They’ll be greeted with lots of welcome back perks including free food, Pilates classes and festive […]

Downtowner DC: Razor Wire, E-Mopeds, Schools, Metrorail, Crime

March 1, 2021

Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.

Will Georgetown Get a Public High School?

February 22, 2021

Among the preliminary ideas is to convert Hardy Middle School at 1819 35th St. NW into a public high school.

What’s Out and What’s In?

December 9, 2020

One day, we’ll look back and … wish we hadn’t. But, for now, here’s our highly idiosyncratic look at “What’s Out and What’s In” at the end of this exceptionally strange year.

Jelleff Center Feasibility Study: Déjà Vu 

December 7, 2020

The renovation — or perhaps reconstruction — of the S Street center is expected to be a top priority for newly elected Ward 2 Council representative Brooke Pinto.