With Some Puck, Our Holidays Light Up

December 8, 2021

“If we want the neighborhood to be interested in us, we have to be interested in the neighborhood,” says Wolfgang Puck, the celebrity chef name behind Cut, the restaurant in […]

2021 Georgetowners of the Year   


The naming of Georgetowners of the Year has been a tradition of The Georgetowner newspaper for decades. This year’s group, selected by the editorial board, includes a church, a congregation and pastor, a […]

Bob Dole (1923-2021): A Vet to Remember

December 6, 2021

“Veteran who gave his most for his country.” Bob Dole said he wanted to be remembered that way. But for Bob Dole, giving “his most” included an almost impossible-to-remember-it-all list of […]

Dave Chappelle vs. Duke Ellington School for the Arts 


Duke Ellington School for the Arts at 3500 R St. NW was supposed to name its theater after comedian Dave Chappelle but delayed the honor until April 2022. The reasoning? […]

Georgetown Original, Sweetgreen, Announces IPO  


  Walking down Georgetown’s iconic M street, chances are you’ll come across someone carrying a familiar hexagon-shaped bowl containing a fresh Sweetgreen salad. Whether you’re escaping the bustle of the boutiques or […]

Wrapped Hirshhorn Draws Rapt Attention

December 2, 2021

With the frenzied holiday shopping season upon us, many Washingtonians long to escape for a rejuvenating respite of gallery and museum hopping along the National Mall. During the pandemic, however, […]

Holiday Market Cheer at the Four Seasons


The holiday season is a magical time of year in Georgetown – embellished wreaths line M street, lights are strung around window displays, and there’s a constant bustle of eager […]

ANC 2E December Report: Greenheart Juice, BID Plan on Expanded Sidewalks

December 1, 2021

Greenheart Juice Shop Denied BZA Support Due to Traffic Concerns Alicia Swanstrom, founder of Greenheart Juice Shop, spoke before the commission and requested support for a Board of Zoning Adjustment […]

Georgetown BID Criticized for Sidewalk Expansions, High Staff Costs

November 29, 2021

The Georgetown Business Improvement District – a non-profit organization originally dedicated to “a cleaner, safer, more accessible Georgetown” and supported by some $5.2 million of annual mandated supplemental taxes on businesses […]

Spread a Little Kindness This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30


Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a unique opportunity to spread a little kindness in the community is at hand. Now in its ninth year, Giving Tuesday – […]