Crime Report: Capitol Police Officer Indicted for Georgetown Incident; Metrobus Stabbing

June 6, 2022

In a bizarre case, a U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) officer was indicted on six counts, including federal civil rights charges after allegedly engaging in an unauthorized high-speed chase with two […]

Editorial: Sound and Fury 

April 13, 2022

Forget the calendar. It may say Spring, but we seem to be stuck in a “winter of discontent” that plays on and on in an endless loop.   From Ukraine, where […]

Downtowner News: Cherry Blossom Festival Returns, Smithsonian Opening Up

March 7, 2022

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Announced with Festival on the Way  Mark your calendars — peak bloom is just 13 days away. Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks Jeff […]

Downtowner News Briefs, Dec. 13

December 13, 2021

TikTok Signs Lease Near Union Market   The popular social media platform TikTok is opening an outpost in the District. According to Bisnow, TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance signed a lease near Union Market in Northeast D.C. TikTok announced earlier this year […]

A New Metro Station in Georgetown?

September 9, 2021

Could a new Metro station be coming to Georgetown? Since the summer of 2019, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has announced proposals that aim to lessen the overcrowded burden […]

3 ‘Must-Follow’ Issues at March ANC Meeting

March 8, 2021

The March 1 meeting of ANC 2E was both long and newsworthy, tapping into hot issues that The Georgetowner intends to cover in the coming weeks and months. 

Downtowner DC: Razor Wire, E-Mopeds, Schools, Metrorail, Crime

March 1, 2021

Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.

Jack Evans Fined Thousands

May 26, 2020

Even if Evans wins the June 2 primary, his Council colleagues have made it very clear that they don’t want him back.

Popular Georgetown Bus Routes Saved

April 6, 2020

The board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority voted unanimously to leave the D2, D6 and G2 bus routes pretty much as is.

Georgetown Bus Service Reductions Planned

February 24, 2020

A public meeting with the WMATA board regarding the proposed changes is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. at the agency’s headquarters, 600 5th St. NW.