BID Members Vote on 5 More Years and 5% Tax Increase — Deadline Is Tomorrow

May 2, 2024

Vote Extended Through May 3  The 25-year-old Georgetown Business Improvement District has extended the voting deadline on the new GBID Board which approved 5-year plan and 5-percent tax rate increase […]

Georgetown Heritage Salutes Richard Levy; Canal Boat Tours Return

September 18, 2023

Members and supporters of Georgetown Heritage, the nonprofit set up to assist the rebirth of the C&O Canal, met Sept. 13 at the Washington Harbour home of Nancy Taylor Bubes […]

Georgetown Coalition for Public Spaces Petitions to Improve Streateries


Where do you stand on Georgetown streateries?  A petition calling for “common-sense re-adjustments” to Georgetown’s streateries programs, launched by the Georgetown Coalition for Public Spaces (GCPS) and signed by former […]

An Unexpected Summer of Art, Pop-ups & Public Programming  

July 13, 2023

[Sponsored Content] Summer is traditionally slow in the District, yet there are a plethora of festivals, business openings, and initiatives well underway in Georgetown. The Capital Fringe Festival is back […]

Georgetown BID’s Spring Cleaning Projects, Canal Repairs 

May 8, 2023

As May flowers bloom, annual rites of spring often involve cleaning and decluttering the home, but for the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID), sprucing up Georgetown’s commercial district is a […]

Georgetown Cool… and Safe? 

February 8, 2023

Georgetown is having a moment … again. Over its 272 or so years, it has reinvented itself without losing its charm or erasing its history. We, along with other Georgetowners, […]

Georgetown Now a Direct-to-Consumer Hub 

June 15, 2022

The crowds are back. Pedestrians. Diners. Shoppers. Tourists. Students. The streets, once again, are packed.     And it’s a beautiful sight to see.   A quick look at our own “Biz Ins […]

New C&O Canal Boat to Help Revitalize Georgetown   


Upon its April 28 christening to much fanfare – with Mayor Bowser presiding – Georgetown’s new C&O Canal Boat, the “Georgetown Heritage,” launched a new era of local historical and […]

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 […]

New Canal Boat, Outdoor Events Energize Georgetown 

April 13, 2022

SPONSORED CONTENT This is the busiest spring we’ve had in two years, and we’re thrilled that Georgetown feels so alive again.  Most anticipated of all, a C&O Canal boat is […]