‘The Future of Policing’ Focuses on Reform

May 17, 2021

Shortly after the D.C. Council voted unanimously to confirm Robert J. Contee III as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, the Office of the D.C. Auditor and the Council for […]

D.C. Mayor to Lift Nearly All COVID Restrictions on May 21

May 10, 2021

The loosening does not include bars, nightclubs or large entertainment and sports venues, however, which will be allowed to operate only at 50-percent capacity.  

C&O Canal Readies for Water, Boat, Eventually Canoes, Mules


With repairs to Locks 3 and 4 completed in 2019 and the canal wall near Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue stabilized, it’s almost time for the water to flow.

May Day 50 Years Ago: The Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History

May 3, 2021

For many in Georgetown in 1971, the protests were right outside their doors, as traffic was snarled and streets trashed, with tear gas in the air.

More D.C. Institutions Reopening

April 26, 2021

On April 23, the Smithsonian Institution announced that it is planning to reopening seven museums and the National Zoo in May. 

Glover Park Whole Foods Reopening Soon

April 19, 2021

Although not confirmed by Whole Foods, rumors are flying that its store at 2323 Wisconsin Ave. NW will open before Memorial Day.

Celebrating Smiles to Mark International Haiku Poetry Day, April 17

April 15, 2021

To spark some creativity in a rough time, here at The Georgetowner we decided to write some haikus about smiles (and masks), with images by the Beauty Team.

50 Ways to Go Green

April 14, 2021

By Susan Bodiker, Christopher Jones and Kate Oczypok It’s not your imagination — the weather is more unpredictable. Our climate is changing. “There’s no Planet B” is the environmental movement’s […]

Alice Neel at the Met

April 13, 2021

Part chronological and part thematic, “Alice Neel: People Come First,” on view through Aug. 1, presents close to 100 works in Neel’s signature style.

D.C. to Loosen COVID Restrictions May 1

April 5, 2021

Here is a rundown of activities that will be allowed to reopen or dial up in the District beginning on May 1, according to Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Health.