Word Up: Annoying Expressions

January 18, 2024

On this National Thesaurus Day Jan. 18, it is perhaps altogether fitting and proper – as Lincoln would have it – to sound off on irritating phrases and expressions in […]

The Play, ‘Ink,’ Reveals How Murdoch Got Ink

September 7, 2023

The rave rated play “Ink,”  by James Graham that premiered this week at Bethesda’s Round House Theatre — directed by Jason Loewith and co-produced with Olney Theatre Center after a long […]

Journalists’ Fun Fest Also Gets Serious

May 1, 2023

The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner returned April 29 with its jokes about age, hush money, etc., but President Joe Biden stayed with the theme many of the attendant pre- […]

To Help Local Business, Journalism and Democracy, Support the Journalism Sustainability Act 

November 1, 2021

In the nation’s capital, we’re frequently deluged with news and information —  so much so that we often seek solace in nature, especially during the pandemic. We all know, however, […]

Our Next Print Issue: June 16 

May 27, 2021

Happy summer! The next Georgetowner will appear June 16, and we’re looking forward to bringing you a major feature on digital nomads—those who travel the world while continuing to work—part of […]

‘False Light’: Revenge Can Be Sweet When It’s Untraceable

March 11, 2021

Eric Dezenhall’s latest is a fast-moving novel about a crusty journalist at a prestigious daily newspaper in Washington, D.C.

Next Georgetowner Issue: Oct. 14

October 5, 2020

For our 66th birthday, we’ll cover D.C.’s oldest neighborhood from its very beginning to today, and also pay tribute to our veteran and beloved writer Gary Tischler, who died this year.

Always Online, The Georgetowner’s Next Print Issue Will Be Sept. 16

August 17, 2020

Look for feature stories on local elections (especially Ward 2 and at-large District Council races), a major analysis of Georgetown’s commercial real estate situation and The Georgetowner’s Fall Arts Preview.

A Lion of Georgetown: Don Shannon, 1923-2020

July 27, 2020

The longtime Washington journalist for the Los Angeles Times, a past president of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, died on July 17.

D.C.’s 2021 Budget: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

July 15, 2020

A new tax on advertising approved by the District Council will add injury to insult for small local newspapers and other media outlets.