Wild Thistle Kitchen: Spiced Pear and Vanilla Bean Gin Fizz

February 4, 2021

This cozy cocktail is so balanced: sweet from the pear, tart from the lemon, herbaceous from the gin and fragrant from the vanilla bean and cinnamon.

BID Proposes 5,000 Feet of Streatery Decking

February 1, 2021

The pilot project will come under review of the Old Georgetown Board, as well as the District Department of Transportation’s public space committee, on Feb. 4.   

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Is 10 Years Old

January 18, 2021

The official ceremony to dedicate the memorial, located in West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin, was held on Oct. 16, 2011.

Bowser Names Robert Contee New Chief of Police

December 23, 2020

In tapping Contee, 48, a native Washingtonian who began his career in 1989 as an MPD cadet, the mayor chose to forgo a nationwide search to replace outgoing Chief Peter Newsham.

State of Retail — Open: 252 Georgetown Stores, Restaurants. Shop Local for the Holidays

December 14, 2020

Now is the time for us to shop local and support our retail businesses and restaurants — especially during the holidays. Here’s an interactive map to tell you what’s open.

Georgetowners of the Year for 2020

December 11, 2020

We salute longtime residents and businesspersons who have given freely of their time, making our special neighborhood all the better for their dedication.

Exclusive Interview With Departing MPD Chief Peter Newsham

December 3, 2020

The Georgetowner sat down with Newsham on a Zoom call to discuss D.C. policing in the era of COVID, Black Lives Matter, District Council conflicts and rising crime in Georgetown.

Business Ins & Outs: Rosewood, Pacers, Avery, COVID Tests

November 16, 2020

When the Rosewood hotel, located near the C&O Canal in Georgetown, reopens on Nov. 23, it will also unveil its highly anticipated townhouse accommodations.

State of Retail in Georgetown

November 11, 2020

 Click the interactive map above. We count 74 boarded, closed or vacant shops in Georgetown. Now is the time for us to start getting creative to fix this situation. […]

D.C. Celebrates Joe Biden Win (photos)

November 7, 2020

Down Pennsylvania Avenue was the place to go — near the White House, 16th and 17th Streets, Black Lives Matter Plaza and St. John’s Church at Lafayette Square.