Inaugural Art All Night Fills the Avenue

September 27, 2021

If you weren’t walking along Wisconsin Avenue Friday evening, you missed some good art, performances — and a lot of your friends and neighbors. It seemed like everyone came out […]

Downtowner News: Franklin Park, Foo Fighters, Gun Violence, Women’s March


Franklin Park Reopens Franklin Park in Downtown D.C. has reopened with a children’s garden, renovated bathrooms and lots more. The park, a five acre space bound by I and K […]

2021 Fall Arts Preview

September 16, 2021

In these challenging times, the arts feed our souls, whether we’re hearing a new song for the first time, watching a dramatic scene play out on stage, or gazing at a […]

Fred Maroon: Georgetown’s and the World’s Photographer 


“The highest art of the camera lies in its ability to extend to all the vision of the gifted,” said photographer Fred J. Maroon, who lived in Georgetown for decades […]

The Kennedy Center: A Fresh Look for Its 50th Anniversary 


Celebrating its 50th anniversary this September, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts deserves a fresh look. As the nation’s preeminent “national cultural center,” it has served for […]

The Smithsonian Celebrates 175 Years  


In 1846 — the year the Liberty Bell was cracked and James K. Polk was a president — a quintessential feature of our nation’s capital and of our young republic’s life […]

Feed the Fight’s Elena Tompkins to Receive Georgetown Ministry Center Award  


Georgetown resident Elena Tompkins could never have predicted that her idea to provide healthcare workers with donated meals from area restaurants during the pandemic would benefit not only these two […]

Georgetown Is Open: CAG Debut, Volta Park Market and More

September 13, 2021

Along with the rest of Washington, D.C., Georgetown is opening as a new season begins and the pandemic appears to be under control in the nation’s capital. To underscore the […]

The Georgetowner Staff Remembers September 11, 2001

September 9, 2021

Twenty years ago, our world changed forever. As a way of honoring the victims of that day and the toils of our country in the days hence, we wish to […]

A New Metro Station in Georgetown?


Could a new Metro station be coming to Georgetown? Since the summer of 2019, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has announced proposals that aim to lessen the overcrowded burden […]