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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...

Predictions for Georgetown

Seems like everything is in transition right now, Georgetown included. Though some businesses — like Martin’s Tavern and Georgetown Tobacco — have become iconic Georgetown...

The Muffled Roar of Change

When we look back and look forward, change is always in the middle, the motor of any discussion. In looking back at 2017, you can...

Dockless Bikes Come to Georgetown’s Attention

Last week, one allegedly cranky Georgetown resident wrote on the Georgetown Forum, a Citizens Association of Georgetown community bulletin board, that residents ought to call 911.

2017 Georgetowners of the Year

This year’s group includes a relentless advocate for the homeless, a police officer who knows Georgetown better than most Georgetowners, an all-volunteer business group, a social and dining club and a famed journalist and author.

Did Christmas Need Saving?

In case you forgot, the omniscient, the omnipresent, the great and powerful you-know-who has claimed that he saved Christmas. Was that really necessary? Christmas needs many...

Delays Envelop Mail Delivery

It appears The Georgetowner is not alone in facing an increasingly disturbing experience. Our mail is coming later and later in the day (a...

All About Politics: Doug Jones, Mayor Bowser and Ballou High

Should Tuesday, Dec. 12, have been a national day of jubilation? Our columnist looks at the election in Alabama and what comes next, as well as at two issues in the District.