Weekend Round Up, Aug. 4 – 7

August 4, 2022

Welcome to August! Despite the traditionally quiet month in the D.C. area, there are still lots of events to choose from this weekend. Check out GALA Hispanic Theatre’s culmination of […]

Poplar St. Residents Protest Absentee Neighbor’s Plans

August 1, 2022

Georgetown’s residential streets are a constant buzz of service and construction projects, causing parking and street congestion, months if not years of having a dumpster parked in front of homes, […]

At Journalist Benefit, Ukrainian Ambassador Praises Those Covering War


It was a special evening for journos on July 28 — a fundraiser for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) benefiting journalists covering the war in Ukraine — that featured a speech […]

Republicans Whip Democrats, in Baseball (photos)


The GOP took the Dems to the cleaners in the Congressional Baseball Game for charity at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 28, winning 10-0 behind the efforts of […]

Immigrant Activists Paint 29th Street With Protest Art, Rally at Montrose

July 25, 2022

They came in a bus from Wisconsin, by cars and trains and planes from Boston, New York and Illinois to gather at 8 a.m., Monday, July 25, in front of […]

Monkeypox: 5 Things You Need to Know


With Covid still lingering in the news and new variants appearing seemingly every other day, it’s hard to grasp yet another virus appearing in our vernacular. But this time, it’s […]

D.C. Power Index Prize Launches, Lunches at Cafe Milano

July 21, 2022

The D.C. Power Index Prize was inaugurated in person, in style and in full throttle at Cafe Milano on Prospect Street in Georgetown July 20, as it honored six women. […]

Exclusive Interview: Duncan Bedlion, Commander Second District, MPD   

July 13, 2022

What’s happening with crime in Georgetown? The Georgetowner interviewed Georgetown’s top cop, Duncan Bedlion, Commander of the Second District of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to find out whether progress […]

Business Ins & Outs: July 13, 2022


Farewell to Sara’s Market and Girma Hailu  A Georgetown tradition of more than a century ended last month. Sara’s Market at 3008 Q St. NW shut its doors for good […]

ANC Highlights, July 2022 

July 11, 2022

Briefings from Anthony Lanier of EastBanc, Mayor Bowser’s office, Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto’s office, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), and Georgetown Main Street highlighted this month’s Advisory Neighborhood […]