At Journalist Benefit, Ukrainian Ambassador Praises Those Covering War

August 1, 2022

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 […]

Monkeypox: 5 Things You Need to Know

July 25, 2022

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 […]

Business Ins & Outs: Pressed; Laveda Lash & Brow


In: Pressed, ‘Plant-Forward’ The shiny juice joint at 1300 Wisconsin Ave. NW in the former space of the Papyrus card store opened July 8 to lines waiting out the door. […]

Palisades 4th of July Parade Lights Up MacArthur Blvd.

July 5, 2022

Photos by Patrick G. Ryan The 56th annual Fourth of July parade in Washington, D.C.’s Palisades neighborhood made a strong and sunny comeback this year. The happily, loosey-goosey, fun-loving mixture […]

With Roe v. Wade Overturned: D.C.’s Abortion Debates Heat Up

June 27, 2022

Battle lines have formed in the wake of the Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision guaranteeing Americans the constitutional right to abortion. At […]