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 […]

Georgetown BID Initiatives Signal Reinvigorating Year for Commercial District 

January 12, 2022

Sponsored Content We’ve all learned our lesson from the past two Januarys: Expect the unexpected for the year ahead. Still, there’s a lot the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) can […]

Streateries Project Extended, Most Widened Sidewalks Not

December 13, 2021

After waiting through nine hours of Zoom meetings, the nail-biting fate of expanded sidewalks in Georgetown for diners and pedestrians finally came up Thursday Dec. 9, the last item of […]

Georgetown BID Criticized for Sidewalk Expansions, High Staff Costs

November 29, 2021

The Georgetown Business Improvement District – a non-profit organization originally dedicated to “a cleaner, safer, more accessible Georgetown” and supported by some $5.2 million of annual mandated supplemental taxes on businesses […]

During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal

April 26, 2021

The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.

Georgetown Retail: Bringing Vibrancy Back

March 10, 2021

As we begin to imagine the post-pandemic world, creative entrepreneurial minds in Georgetown are exploring strategies for revitalizing commercial market spaces.

BID Proposes 5,000 Feet of Streatery Decking

February 1, 2021

The pilot project will come under review of the Old Georgetown Board, as well as the District Department of Transportation’s public space committee, on Feb. 4.