Mapping Georgetown: A ‘Keeper of the Keys’ at St. John’s Episcopal

November 7, 2022

One of the “keepers of the keys” at St. John’s Episcopal Church at 3240 O Street NW in Georgetown is Al La Porta. He’s not only a treasure trove of […]

Families of Wrongfully Detained Celebrate 7 Newly Freed

October 17, 2022

It was another tear-jerker event Oct. 15 in a Georgetown alley off M Street, between 31st Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW, at a temporary art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy […]

Meridian to New Ambassadors: Visit Many U.S. States

September 29, 2022

Meridian Center for Diplomatic Engagement hosted a “Welcome to Washington” reception for newly arrived ambassadors at its headquarters in the historic Meridian House and White-Meyer House on Sept.14. The pleasant weather allowed guests […]

Georgetown’s Art All Night: A Brilliant Evening

September 26, 2022

Georgetown’s second annual Art All Night festivities wowed attendees and crackled with celebratory community energy last Friday, Sept. 23 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. along the upper Wisconsin Ave. NW […]

Georgetown Mural on U.S. Detainees Brings Worldwide Attention and Tears

July 21, 2022

Who would have thought the launch of a black-and-white art exhibit of 18 somewhat fuzzy larger-than-life head shots, glued with wheat paste onto a craggy brick wall in a long […]

Mapping Georgetown: ‘DC Sketcher’ Inspires Our St. Patrick’s Day Tribute

March 14, 2022

When Mapping Georgetown received a wonderful sketch of Martin’s Tavern from DC Sketcher (aka Avela Semana), we knew we needed to save it as a tribute to one of our […]

Symbolic Protests Budding Near Russian Embassy


In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, mounting signs of protest are springing up all over the world. Here in the nation’s capital, Georgetown has been a […]