Weekend Round Up, Oct. 14 – 17

October 14, 2021

We are back with lots to do on this mid-October weekend. There’s a music festival at Merriweather Post, a new exhibit at the Phillips Collection, Hadestown at the Kennedy Center […]

Georgetown Celebrates the Arts Program Heightens Fall Colors and Moods on Book Hill


With autumn’s arrival, splashes of color have been spotted along Wisconsin Avenue — but of the artistic, not the arboreal kind. In a pilot public arts program, Georgetown Celebrates the Arts […]

October Cover Story: Our 2021 Photography Contest


This summer, we decided to bring back our much-loved photo contest. After the past year and a half, we thought we could all use a bit of outdoor creativity and appreciate our surroundings.  […]

Q&A Cafe with Scott Gottlieb: ‘I Don’t Think I Can Visit China Anymore’

October 12, 2021

Dr. Scott Gottlieb was interviewed by Carol Joynt at her Q&A luncheon held at the George Town Club on Oct. 7.  She recalled that the Q&A Café was started in […]

Crime Report: 28th St. Mugging; G.U. Assault


From the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), here are the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown. Oct. 11 – Burglary: In the 1700 block of M Street NW. […]

Downtowner News: Mayor Extends Emergency, Lion Gets Covid, Dave Thomas Circle


Mayor Bowser Extends Covid Public Emergency  Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended D.C.’s Covid-19 public health emergency to January 2022. The emergency order was set to expire earlier this month but the […]

67 Reasons Why We Love Georgetown

October 7, 2021

We are celebrating 67 years of the Georgetowner today and wanted to celebrate with 67 reasons why we love the wonderful neighborhood we’re proud to call home. Hidden one-block streets […]

Spirit of Georgetown Gathers Residents, Salutes Tompkins  


A major fundraiser for the Georgetown Ministry Center, the Spirit of Georgetown 2021 award went to Elena Tompkins and was held at the Washington Harbour home of Alan and Nancy […]

ANC 2E Oct. Report: Apple, Tudor Place, Gambling

October 5, 2021

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) held its October meeting, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4, virtually. The following is a select report of that meeting by The Georgetowner.   Tudor Place […]

French Market Brings Out the Weekend Crowds

October 4, 2021

Georgetown shops, eateries and the temporarily expanded sidewalks along Wisconsin Avenue from N St up to Book Hill on Reservoir Road NW, were filled Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1 to […]