Valentine’s Weekend Dining in Georgetown

February 11, 2021

After too many months of housebound togetherness, local restaurants are betting that couples are ready to dine out — or to splurge on take-home luxury.  

A New Tradition: Thanksgiving in Georgetown Restaurants

November 23, 2020

This year, diners can take a break from their kitchens and dining rooms and have Thanksgiving at an outdoor streatery or in “safe” indoor settings.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020

On Halloween night, the Choral Arts Society and Dumbarton Oaks will stream music performances. Head to Martin’s Tavern on Tuesday for an election-night watch party.

Georgetown News During the COVID-19 Constraints

July 11, 2020

Please send your coronavirus stories or comments to editorial@georgetowner.com. The Georgetowner will be updating this listing daily.

Streateries Open More Seats for Dining

July 9, 2020

In Georgetown, where a lot of places seem cramped to begin with, this is a welcome addition for restaurant owners, who have seen their legal occupancy rates halved.

Police Hold Street Meeting About Georgetown Looting

June 8, 2020

Second District Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion admitted that the police had failed to protect Georgetown businesses because their numbers were few and most were deployed elsewhere.

Peaceful Protest Comes to Georgetown (photos)

June 4, 2020

As residents and slightly startled diners at Martin’s Tavern looked on, protesters sat on the street, chanting “Black Lives Matter” and “This is what democracy looks like.”

Dining and Shopping Return with a (Masked) Smile, Delayed by Protesters

June 3, 2020

In a letter announcing the return of outdoor dining to Fiola Mare on the Georgetown waterfront, owner and chef Fabio Trabocchi — also of Fiola DC, Sfoglina and Del Mar […]

Pandemic Pivot: How Businesses Are Adapting

May 6, 2020

Many local businesses are turning to creative ways to stay afloat during the coronavirus restrictions — even as they know their percentage of sales is way down and they apply […]

Georgetown Small Businesses Hit Hard; Virus Advice

March 16, 2020

Mayor Bowser directed restaurants to shut their bar areas and make a six-foot distance between patrons. For Billy Martin of Martin’s Tavern, that directive makes an already small establishment smaller.