Mayor Bowser Extends D.C.’s Public Health Emergency, Indoor Mask Mandate

January 27, 2022

Though Covid-19 case rates are dropping in the District, city hospitals remain stressed due to the Omicron variant’s rapid spread through the nation’s capital in recent weeks. In response, Mayor […]

3 Georgetown Lives: Catherine Bowman, Joseph Khashab, Marston Luce


We bear sad news about three well-known Georgetowners — one nonagenarian who contributed to “Black Georgetown Remembered,” another who greeted everyone at a private dining club for more than two […]

Construction Update on Hospital Pavilion at MedStar Georgetown 

January 24, 2022

Regina Knox Woods, Vice President, Government Affairs for the District of Columbia, MedStar Health, sent out the following update on the construction along 3800 Reservoir Road NW for MedStar Georgetown […]

Business Ins & Outs: EverFi Sells for $750 Million, Salvation Army Residences? 


Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, announced Jan. 3 that it “has acquired global social impact technology leader EverFi in a cash and stock transaction for […]

Georgetown Abuzz Over Story of Lover, Companion, Alleged Jewel Thief

January 20, 2022

For 15 years, Jackie Quillen and Larry Gray dated, attended exclusive parties and concerts together, travelled with one another, eventually moving in together in Quillen’s home at 3507 R St. […]

ANC 2E January Report  

January 18, 2022

Second District Public Safety Update    MPD Captain Steve Andelman of the second district joined the virtual meeting (held Jan. 6) to give an update on crime in the Georgetown area since his last appearance in early December. Andelman said both […]

Georgetown House Tour Returns on April 23


“Welcome back! Our doors are open, once again” is the headline for this year’s Georgetown House Tour, Donna Leanos, House Tour Chair, told The Georgetowner. “St. John’s Church, along with […]

Out-of-Control Driver Wrecks Georgetown Business

January 17, 2022

A driver was speeding and smashed into the Ally Banks Interiors storefront last Wednesday night, as his car went out of control and flipped over. The accident happened around 10 […]

City-Wide Vaccination Entry Requirements Begin Saturday, Jan. 15

January 13, 2022

Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered that starting this Saturday, Jan. 15 at 6 a.m. patrons of public businesses will be required to verify vaccination against Covid-19 prior to entry, as […]

Georgetown Golden Girl, Joy Lane Blair: 1935-2022

January 12, 2022

Joy Lane Blair, who died on Jan. 5, was born on July 2, 1935 in Jackson, Tennessee, to Larry and Mabel Lane. The oldest of five children, Joy started working […]