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Is Our Dining Scene That Bad?

“No Longer The Only Game In Town: Georgetown Dining Scene Struggles As City Spreads Out” was the headline of a March 2 Bisnow article...

Painful Memories of School Shootings Will Remain

Years from now, when Americans once again analyze and try to account for yet another school shooting, the events at Great Mills High School...

The Other Man in That Joe Biden Photo That Went Viral

It was the photo that went viral within hours of being posted on Facebook March 8: former Vice President Joe Biden’s well-known face captured...

Parking in Georgetown: Let’s Line Up the Numbers

As Originally Proposed, Georgetown Could Have Lost Up to 2,000 Visitor Spots In this issue, The Georgetowner celebrates the well-known residents and homes of Georgetown....

Billy Graham’s Crusades, Among Others

Gobsmacked by news of political scandal and sexual abuse, we try to process the recent deaths of "America's Pastor" and 17 innocents at a Florida high school.

Peggy Cooper Cafritz: A Life in Arts and Education

Washington, D.C., is a city of some who — with ambition and originality — are champions of both beauty and justice. When we lose...

Love and Balance

During this month of love — and black history — not long after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, we recall King’s words of...

DACA Recipients and DREAMers: Who Are They?

Over the next three weeks, discussions in Congress and in the media about DACA recipients and DREAMers — already heated — will intensify.

Facing Online Competitors, Stores Get Creative

As an unrepentant fan of local retail, The Georgetowner has challenged the idea that online shopping will wipe out our brick-and-mortar stores. Online and face-to-face...

GU’s Atonement for Slave Sale Continues

In the last year or so, Georgetown University has earnestly taken on the task of righting an awful wrong — if such a thing...