Growing Up with Summer Reading

July 24, 2017

Ahead of The Georgetowner’s Summer Reading issue, appearing this week, a young writer describes what books have meant — and mean — to her.

Appalachian Spring Bids Georgetown Farewell

July 12, 2017

During the winter holiday season, walking past the Appalachian Spring store in Georgetown could be a joy. The storefront at 1415 Wisconsin Avenue would display Christmas tree ornaments in a […]

Wonder Woman as Role Model

July 10, 2017

When I was a child, I had a vague sense of Wonder Woman. She had her golden lasso and was dressed in, in my opinion, an unusual outfit. Seeing her […]

John F. Kennedy Honored at the Kennedy Center’s Centennial Celebration

June 29, 2017

Memorial Day is a time when we, as Americans, are supposed to remember the people who served in the military and defended the freedoms we enjoy in this country, even […]

Giant Barbecue Battle Celebrates 25 Years

June 23, 2017

This weekend, the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle will be returning to Washington, D.C. On Friday morning, members of the media were invited to experience a sampling of what to […]

With Help From Friends, Children’s Defense Fund Fights On

June 7, 2017

Georgetown may be a nurturing place for children, but not every Washington child grows up in fortunate surroundings. The future of many children is determined by circumstances beyond their — […]

Gini Gerbasi: The Unexpected Episcopal Priest

April 19, 2017

Going to St. John’s Episcopal Church service on a Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. in Georgetown means that there will be the traditional accoutrements of an Episcopal Church service – […]

Nigerian Writer Revisits Georgetown University

March 30, 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie appeared March 16 as part of the university’s Faith & Culture series.