Georgetown Retail: Bringing Vibrancy Back

March 10, 2021

As we begin to imagine the post-pandemic world, creative entrepreneurial minds in Georgetown are exploring strategies for revitalizing commercial market spaces.

Valentine’s Gifts: Are You Thinking Outside the Heart-Shaped Box?

February 12, 2021

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’d all LUV our gifts to brim with creativity, heartwarming inspiration and a certain je-ne-sais-quoi. Too often, however, failing to think outside the heart-shaped box, we […]

A Handful of Silver Linings

January 13, 2021

When we set out to plan the January issue of The Georgetowner, we thought about making the theme “Outlook 2021.” After some careful discussion — and following last week’s siege […]

Out With the Old, and In With the Blues

December 9, 2020

More than the color one wears, blue describes temperature, sentiments and ideologies that range from hot to cold. To go with this fashion spread, we’ve launched an Eye Shadow Giveaway.

Georgetown Commercial Real Estate Shifts to Smaller, More Vibrant Start-Ups

September 17, 2020

As national-brand retailers declare bankruptcy across the United States and the coronavirus pandemic has triggered the worst economic contraction since the Great Depression, the commercial real estate sector in Georgetown […]

Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown

August 13, 2020

As schools in D.C. and Georgetown grapple with being fully online, fully in-person or a mix this fall, we must ask: What is best for children, teachers and staff — […]

Virtual Learning Is Here to Stay


“There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with […]

Staycationing by Bike

July 15, 2020

A bike-enabled staycation is smaller, simpler, less ambitious in many ways than that exotic excursion you perhaps had planned.

Bike Fever


FIGHTING PANDEMIC STRESS, D.C. RESIDENTS TAKE TO 2 WHEELS As the summer sunshine glows, a resurgence of bike fever has hit the residents of the nation’s capital. Renewed interest in biking in the bright open air, after months of pandemic lockdown, has spiked demand at local bike shops, which are struggling to maintain inventories as their global supply chains hit bottlenecks. Fortunately, for those seeking solace in the joys of recreational or commuter bicycling, Washington, D.C. — home to hundreds of miles of vaunted scenic bike trails — continues […]

Father’s Day 2020, Unlike Any Other

June 17, 2020

This Sunday, June 21, is Father’s Day, the third Sunday of June, the day after the summer solstice — the longest day of the year. But Father’s Day 2020 is […]