Citizens’ Fall Picnic Concert at Rose Park Fun, Balmy 

September 19, 2022

On an almost balmy Sunday evening, Sept. 18, more than 200 Georgetown residents, families and friends along with many pets, gathered on the now fully established green lawn around Rose […]

Celebrating Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Centennials

September 14, 2022

What Was It Like 100 Years Ago?  As we commemorate major centennials, why not travel by Time Machine back 100 years?  In 1922 – only four years since the end […]

Sept. ANC Update: Back-to-School, Art All Night, Rose Park, Starr Restaurant

September 6, 2022

Holding its September 2022 virtual meeting on Aug. 29 before Labor Day ensured a low public turnout, but the Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) still made momentous and potentially […]

On My Blocks of Independence: Growing Up at 30th & P in Georgetown

June 23, 2022

On my blocks of independence… buying gum… neighbors helping neighbors… saying goodbye to local havens and hello to new owners… Growing up near 30th and P Street NW, my first […]

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 […]

Feta Cafe and Bakery Offers Fresh Mediterranean Fare

May 26, 2022

Strolling down M Street looking for the perfect late-breakfast, lunch, or early dinner spot? The newly opened Feta Cafe and Bakery at 2805 M St. NW — with its healthy, fresh and […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Spurs Golden Doodle Acquisition

April 25, 2022

This special place packs a punch. Rose Park at 2459 P St. NW always delights its visitors and enlivens its Georgetown neighborhood. Farmers markets, art events, seasonal celebrations, tennis and […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Neighbor’s Heroic Work for Access

April 18, 2022

It’s that spring time of year again – time to celebrate the reopening of Rose Park as a neighborhood favorite spot for fresh air and warm weather camaraderie. But, sometimes, […]

Mapping Georgetown: Growing Up on Poplar Street, NW

January 31, 2022

In our Mapping Georgetown project, it’s been a delight to discover how Georgetown’s alleyways have yielded such fascinating local histories. Poplar Street, NW in Georgetown. This dead-end street with the […]

Mapping Georgetown: Six Generations of Local Family History

January 18, 2022

As a tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our local Black history, Mapping Georgetown is pleased to share this particular Georgetown mapping story from Neville […]