Trailblazer Barbara Walters (1929-2022) 

January 3, 2023

Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters has died at the age of 93 after spending more than 50 years in front of the camera. Walters was one of the trailblazers in the […]

Veterans Day: Not To Be Taken Lightly

November 10, 2022

Veterans Day – a U.S. federal holiday observed each year on November 11 – is designed to honor military veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Following the First World War […]

Santas Came to Town

December 23, 2021

We started the month off with Mayor Muriel Bowser lighting the Christmas tree on Dec. 1 at Fairmont Hotel’s 18th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, and Santa Claus was there. The […]

Biden Gives Pope Holy Trinity Church Vestment With a Papal Connection

November 1, 2021

Last Friday, President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden presented Pope Francis several White House gifts at the Vatican, while he was in Rome for the G20 Summit. A […]

A Salute to Gen. Colin Powell (1937-2021)

October 18, 2021

We salute a truly great American, Gen. Colin Powell (1937-2021) who died today at age 84, due to Covid-19 complications (though fully vaccinated) and having suffered multiple myeloma, a form […]

Georgetown’s Violet in the White House

May 10, 2021

Marcella Johnstone, a master stylist at Violet Salon and Spa at 1513 Wisconsin Ave. NW, has been invited on two occasions to do first lady Jill Biden’s hair.

Top Dog Breeds Reflect a Tough Year in D.C.

March 18, 2021

Not surprisingly, the Labrador retriever nosed out the golden retriever for the coveted number-one spot on the American Kennel Club’s 2020 list.

Downtowner DC: Fireworks, Lloyd Austin, Nats Apparel, HQ2

February 8, 2021

Here is a round up of the latest news items from around town, including the Council’s override of two mayoral vetoes and several non-COVID fatalities.

Happy Days Are Here Again … in the Next Georgetowner

February 4, 2021

The Georgetowner’s next print issue, appearing Feb. 10, will celebrate the new administration, as well as Black History Month and Valentine’s Day.

Biden Spotted in Georgetown Sunday

January 25, 2021

President Joe Biden’s attending Mass at Holy Trinity continues a long line of presidential moments for the historic church.