Fun, Almost Back-to-Normal Summer Weekend in Georgetown

June 13, 2022

Pools open! Parades and parties! Picnics in the park. Pop-ups including a free champagne garden party. Plenty of shopping in Georgetown — with a chance to slip easily over to Virginia to […]

Silver Cities: On Staying Relevant

April 4, 2022

Last month March 23, Madeleine Albright, the first woman U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) passed away. She epitomized the American dream – coming to the United States with her family […]

Georgetown Mourns, Memorializes Madeleine Albright (1937-2022)

March 24, 2022

The death from cancer on March 23 of Madeleine K. Albright (1937-2022) – the first woman U.S. Secretary of State – marks a time now for celebrating the life of […]

Mapping Georgetown: Walking Tours of Women of the Cold War

March 21, 2022

Married to CIA Director Cord Meyer, Mary Eno Pinchot Meyer (1920-1964) was an American painter who lived in Washington, D.C.  After she and the nation’s top spook divorced, she became […]

Mapping Georgetown: ‘DC Sketcher’ Inspires Our St. Patrick’s Day Tribute

March 14, 2022

When Mapping Georgetown received a wonderful sketch of Martin’s Tavern from DC Sketcher (aka Avela Semana), we knew we needed to save it as a tribute to one of our […]

Celebrating Everyone’s Irish Heritage In and Near Georgetown 

March 11, 2022

It’s said that on St. Patrick’s Day, “Everyone is a little Irish.” True or not, Georgetown is a great place to celebrate the Emerald Isle’s food, drink and conviviality. Martin’s […]

Valentine’s Day Dining Guide  

February 10, 2022

Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year, inspiring many Georgetown restaurants to extend their holiday specials over the prior weekend – good news for celebrants who want to enjoy […]

Georgetown Main Street: Best Holiday Displays

December 16, 2021

The 2021 winners for D.C. Holiday Lights — those Main Street corridors participating in this year’s contest — have been announced. Check out where to find the BEST business holiday […]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup 

November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! For those staying in town this weekend, we put together a smorgasbord of great options for the whole family, close friends or just for a solo jaunt. Whether […]

To Keep Georgetown Distinctive, Support Small Business Saturday  

November 10, 2021

With so many highly commercialized holiday shopping days popping up in recent years — from Black Friday to Cyber Monday to Super Saturday — it’s easy to become a grinch.   […]