Are We Normalizing Crime?   

September 14, 2022

As we began to write this editorial, we noticed lots of commentary on the growing persistence of crime, close to home and across the nation. We noted the tragic loss […]

D.C. Students’ Pandemic Learning Loss Higher Than U.S. Average

September 6, 2022

Just released scores from the national academic report on elementary and high school academic achievement known as PARCC, show that school children in Washington, D.C., public and charter schools experienced […]

Only in D.C.: Watergate, Title IX Reviewed 50 Years Later, In Person

June 27, 2022

Only in D.C. During the past two weeks, Georgetowners personally have experienced a plethora of historic events happening and commemorated in person just blocks from their homes and offices: the first […]

Exclusive Interview: Robert White, Top Rival to Mayor Muriel Bowser  

May 13, 2022

As Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) seeks to become the first woman elected to a third term in office this fall as the District’s chief executive, her top rival in the […]

Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives

March 31, 2022

Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]

Carl Bernstein: From D.C. Juvie to Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist

January 27, 2022

Carl Bernstein — The Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who with Bob Woodward exposed the Watergate scandal that brought down President Nixon in 1973 — grew up in Tenleytown and Silver Spring. When […]

Recalling ‘Stylish Deer’ Story Always Brings a Holiday Shopping Laugh

December 23, 2021

‘Tis the season. Hustling from crowded shop to shop, frantically searching clothes racks for hard-to-find price tags, scanning rummaged retail aisles while surrounded by jostling holiday shoppers — it can […]

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 […]

Clyde’s New Owner: Graham Holdings?

April 22, 2019

If the deal goes through, the landmark restaurant group, which began in Georgetown in 1963, would be bought by a local company that once included the Washington Post.

‘Trailblazer’: Dorothy Gilliam of the Post

February 20, 2019

“I do not recall growing up in fear,” writes Dorothy Gilliam in her new book, “Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America.”  Now 82 […]