Georgetowners of the Year for 2023  

December 6, 2023

The naming of Georgetowners of the Year has been a tradition of The Georgetowner newspaper for decades. Several well-known, devoted and influential members of the neighborhood have already received this […]

Georgetown Is Hot to Shop  


Last week, WTOP News ran an upbeat story, headlined “Georgetown sees solid year despite retail, restaurant shuttering in DC,” and concluded “2023 has been a solid year for one of […]

Celebrating Norouz at the White House — and with Peacock Cafe

March 30, 2023

The Persian New Year chimed in with the beginning of spring last week on the vernal equinox, and the White House held a reception “in celebration of Nowruz” (another way […]

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 […]

Georgetown Main Street Revives Take-Out Tuesday

January 24, 2022

Georgetowners—one of your favorite food-related promos is back! Beginning this Tuesday, January 25, #TakeoutTuesday can be savored once again. The winter months are typically rough for restaurants without a global […]

Developer, Lawyer Bob Elliott Dies at 80 

October 9, 2021

Robert Raymond Elliott, a real estate developer and lawyer — best known in Georgetown for his mixed-use complex, Georgetown Court, home to businesses like Cafe Milano, Peacock Cafe, Cafe Liberte […]

Business Ins & Outs: Beer Garden, Faherty, Revelle, Cat Cafe, Peacock Café

June 16, 2021

Proposed: Beer Garden at Latham Hotel Site A beer garden has been proposed for 3000 M St. NW, the site of an officially “blighted property,” where Le Madeleine Bakery & […]

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.  

Georgetown Introduces #TakeOutTuesday

February 1, 2021

Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Elizabeth Miller came up with the idea last summer to support local restaurants to get more business during the ongoing pandemic.

Georgetowners of the Year for 2020

December 11, 2020

We salute longtime residents and businesspersons who have given freely of their time, making our special neighborhood all the better for their dedication.