Mapping Georgetown: The Magic of Our ‘Stoop Culture’

January 10, 2022

If you drive down too fast – You will miss the magic.        -Judith Bunnell When we received Judith Bunnell’s map-story for our Mapping Georgetown project, her evocations […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Inspiring and Revealing Childhood Story

January 3, 2022

Whenever I tell people I grew up in Georgetown, they assume I was born into money. Nothing could be further from the truth…. Since we had no electricity, we didn’t […]

Recalling ‘Stylish Deer’ Story Always Brings a Holiday Shopping Laugh

December 23, 2021

‘Tis the season. Hustling from crowded shop to shop, frantically searching clothes racks for hard-to-find price tags, scanning rummaged retail aisles while surrounded by jostling holiday shoppers — it can […]

Mapping Georgetown: Forever Grateful, From Lebanon

December 13, 2021

  Never for a moment did I not feel at home….      From Ramzy’s Mapping Georgetown Story   If there were a contest for cutest person in Georgetown, Ramzy […]

Mapping Georgetown: Raising Our Spirits

December 6, 2021

When we received this map story from Georgetown Wine and Spirits at 2701 P St. NW it made us want to tip our glasses! There’s no better balm for the […]

Mapping GT: From Texas to Georgetown, Connections Abound

November 29, 2021

Everyone has a story. And every story is a treasure. The more stories we receive, the more connections we make. So much of Georgetown’s vibrancy comes to life in the […]

Mapping Georgetown: Meet the Real McCoy of the Peabody Room

November 15, 2021

Imagine being a librarian with a passion to meticulously preserve every key detail of your community’s history. And, what if you had the dream job of serving as the archivist […]

Mapping Georgetown: Corcoran Recollections and Cemetery Walks

November 1, 2021

With the festivities of Halloween (from Holy Eve or All Hallows’ Eve) behind us, we now pay tribute on Nov. 1, as we celebrate All Souls Day and the Day […]

Mapping Georgetown: Reclaiming Sacred Grounds of African American History

October 18, 2021

Mysterious and sacred, cemeteries hold dear the souls of the dead but are often legendary beyond our fathoming. In Washington, D.C., our fraught social and racial histories are often lost […]

Mapping Georgetown: Remembering a Local Legend

October 12, 2021

Sometimes we cross paths with local legends and don’t even know it. At others, we appreciate these heroes as we cross their paths – especially when they brighten our day […]