Home From College During the Pandemic: It’s Lonely

December 13, 2020

Katherine Schwartz, the daughter of Georgetown resident Page Evans, had tested positive for COVID-19 just a few weeks after returning to the University of Virginia this fall.

’Tis the Season: Holiday Advice

December 9, 2020

My favorite time of the year is Dec. 22, the day after the winter solstice, when hours of daylight slowly, imperceptibly increase. It always gives me hope. For most of us, 2020 has been one long bleak midwinter, with little to engender joy or celebration. But before you give in to the kvetching of Festivus, […]

What Makes Venus Run?

September 24, 2020

Venus Davis does not do “Zoom fatigue.” The trainer and life coach has never let anything get in the way of achieving her goals.

Make the Most of Au Naturel Nails … Here’s How 

July 20, 2020

With nail salons being closed across the city, we are all more aware of what our nails might be telling us about our health. 

The Closet Cure for the COVID Blues

July 9, 2020

Did you know that you can change how you feel by changing what you wear? Or that how you feel can affect both your behavior and how others respond to you? 

Did you know that you can change how you feel by changing what you wear? Or that how you feel can affect both your behavior and how others respond to you? 

Morgan Pharmacy Opens COVID-19 Testing

May 14, 2020

No doctor’s referral is required. Those who want to be tested fill out a questionnaire online and then are given a choice of appointment times between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays.

Mane-Taining my Sanity

May 6, 2020

Going virtual is tough enough for shops and restaurants, but a good number have made a  pandemic pivot, taking orders online and delivering right to homebound customers’ doorsteps. For local businesses offering personal services, however, the situation is dire. Hairstyling in a hazmat suit? Robotic eyebrow threading? Video dental exams? Meanwhile, our hair keeps on […]

Slow Bustling in Georgetown

April 27, 2020

Much of Georgetown has shut down, but one can still see joggers, bicyclists, parents pushing strollers, dogs being walked and plenty of construction workers.

In Lockdown, Every Pet Is a Therapy Animal


The Georgetowner wants to hear all about the hijinks, shenanigans and adorable (deplorable?) behavior of our readers’ furry friends.

Mane-taining My Sanity

April 23, 2020

The day before I was to have my hair colored by my wonderful hairdresser, the salon owner called to say they we were closing for two weeks.