Ward 2 Council Member Pinto Supports DCRA Split 

November 7, 2022

When does it make sense to split a major city agency in two? In the case of the dissolution of the District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) into […]

Not Just Kids Only: Halloween Costumes, Magic, Roller Skating at Jelleff

October 31, 2022

There were close to 100 children, their parents and a number of pet dogs, variously dressed as skeletons, super heroes, pumpkins, princesses and bats (one of the dogs) on Saturday, […]

Non-citizen Voting in D.C. Includes Unauthorized Migrants Here 30 Days

October 24, 2022

The final approval on Oct. 19 by the District Council to allow and encourage all non-citizens to vote in local elections, who have resided in the District for just 30 […]

Are You Having Trouble Getting Licensed or Certified In D.C.?

October 3, 2022

SPECIAL REQUEST: Share Your Experiences Doing Business With the District’s Agencies: DCRA, DSLBD, Office of Tax & Revenue, DOES and others:  Opening up businesses in D.C. post-pandemic has been a […]

Pride Perspectives on D.C. Streets

June 21, 2022

D.C. streets were brimming with boisterous crowds, traffic cones and glittery party favors June 11 as the city hosted its Pride Parade through the Logan and Dupont Circle neighborhoods. As […]

Mayor Lauds Work of Volta Park Group

June 6, 2022

The Friends of Volta Park held its annual fundraiser June 4 at the George Town Club. It was a stylish late Saturday afternoon cocktail party, with two special drinks themed […]

New High School, Literacy Program News Popping in Georgetown

May 12, 2022

Breaking news about a new high school for Georgetown students on MacArthur Boulevard to open August 2023, and a new District training program to train teachers in the latest “how […]

Citizens’ Annual Meeting: Bowser Q&A, Members Honored 

May 11, 2022

A vigorous annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown at Dumbarton House on May 3 featured a good hour-long earnest face-to-face town-meeting-style Q&A with Mayor Muriel Bowser and another […]

Ward 2 Council Member Pinto on Stemming Homelessness

April 13, 2022

The Georgetowner asked Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto about her priorities for stemming  homelessness in the area. We published her response (below) as a guest column in our April […]

GMS Annual Meeting Asks What’s the ‘State of the Street’?

April 11, 2022

Spirits were sparkling last Wednesday, April 6, as Georgetown Main Street (GMS) hosted its annual meeting dubbed the “State of the Street” at Compass Coffee, 1351 Wisconsin Ave. NW. With […]