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Mary Jo Kopechne Portrayed in ‘Chappaquiddick’

Kopechne's story actually makes two stops in Georgetown, not seen in the film. She lived on the 1200 block of 35th Street and then more famously at 2712 Olive St. NW, a home once owned by the Washington Post's Kathleen Parker.

Remembering APRIL 4, 1968: The death of Martin Luther King Jr.

A bulletin had just come in reporting Martin Luther King’s wounding by a sniper in Memphis. Shortly after, a second flash told the world of his death.

City of Marches: Where Else But D.C.?

Two Saturdays ago, this city witnessed what may have been — depending which estimate you believe — the largest U.S. demonstration of any sort ever. The March...

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...