Georgetown BID Initiatives Signal Reinvigorating Year for Commercial District 

January 12, 2022

Sponsored Content We’ve all learned our lesson from the past two Januarys: Expect the unexpected for the year ahead. Still, there’s a lot the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) can […]

Sidewalks, Streets, Schools, Parks and Politics: Top Town Topics of 2021 

January 11, 2022

Georgetown in 2021 was abuzz with news and events even though so many of the normal activities of business, shopping, dining out, schools, the university, night life, non-profit and town […]

Streateries Project Extended, Most Widened Sidewalks Not

December 13, 2021

After waiting through nine hours of Zoom meetings, the nail-biting fate of expanded sidewalks in Georgetown for diners and pedestrians finally came up Thursday Dec. 9, the last item of […]

Georgetown BID Criticized for Sidewalk Expansions, High Staff Costs

November 29, 2021

The Georgetown Business Improvement District – a non-profit organization originally dedicated to “a cleaner, safer, more accessible Georgetown” and supported by some $5.2 million of annual mandated supplemental taxes on businesses […]

Decisions on Decking the Streets    

November 10, 2021

While we are planning to deck the halls during the Yuletide, it’s time to take away some decks set up for sidewalk expansion to help businesses during the pandemic.   The […]

French Market Brings Out the Weekend Crowds

October 4, 2021

Georgetown shops, eateries and the temporarily expanded sidewalks along Wisconsin Avenue from N St up to Book Hill on Reservoir Road NW, were filled Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1 to […]

ANC Resolved About Widened and Cemented Sidewalks

September 7, 2021

Before a historic number of online participants – 140 – the Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission on Aug.  30 amid a packed agenda, spent a good proportion of the time on […]

Passionate Town Discussion Over Expanded Sidewalks

June 24, 2021

The temporary Georgetown project to lay out some 3500 linear square feet of expanded sidewalks — specially constructed curb fitting platforms, traffic protectors and landscaping — on both sides of […]

Georgetown Parking Myths: The Never-Ending Story

June 20, 2021

The Georgetowner’s June 16 article — “Busting Myths About Georgetown Parking”  — generated numerous calls and responses from the residents of Georgetown. Concerns about parking in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood are almost […]

Mayor to Citizens: ‘Policing at Critical Point’ 

May 17, 2021

“I believe that we are at a critical point in policing,” Mayor Muriel Bowser told the Citizens Association of Georgetown at its May 11 virtual annual meeting. “As you know, […]