DAR Unveils New Marker at Oak Hill

November 12, 2018

The legacy of William Tyler Page lives on in the American’s Creed, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. It is still read by new citizens at their naturalization ceremonies.

Taste of Georgetown Soggy But Fun

September 23, 2018

Despite a fairly continual rain, this year’s edition attracted Georgetown visitors and residents of all ages, including students and families with young children.

A Rising Tide for Boomerang Boat Tours

August 23, 2018

Boomerang’s Nikki and Dave DuBois have been operating at a busy pace, which gets going around St. Patrick’s Day, accelerates when the cherry blossoms come out and keeps up through New Year’s Eve.

Worm-Sized Snakes Close Down Georgetown Library

August 9, 2018

Officially ring-necked snakes (Diadophis punctatus), the diminutive reptiles are very commonly found in the northern Virginia region, particularly in moist areas, including river floodplains.

A Summer Picnic and Pedal in Georgetown


The Rosewood hotel, located at 1050 31st St. NW, now allows guests to rent upscale bicycles packed with a picnic-basket lunch for an afternoon of self-guided touring.

Rollin’ on the River

August 8, 2018

The 405-mile Potomac isn’t the 2,320-mile Mississippi, and Georgetown isn’t New Orleans or Memphis, but if you come down to our partly tidal river, you’ll find plenty of people who live, work and play there, especially in the summertime.

BID Modifies K St. Reconfiguration

July 30, 2018

Because the changes have caused unacceptable congestion during evening rush hour, the BID and the District Department of Transportation are making three modifications, effective immediately.

$7 Million Budgeted for Jelleff Rec Center


Many at the July 23 community-input meeting spoke of needing space for programs from yoga to child care, more senior and teen services and even a nutrition and cooking center.

It’s the Dog Days of Summer. Send Us Your Photos.


Enter by Aug. 3 and a photo of your captivating canine may be included in The Georgetowner’s Aug. 8 “Dog Days of Summer” issue!

At Carol Joynt’s Q&A Cafe: Rocker ‘Derek Smalls’

July 23, 2018

There were many insights into the making of the 1984 mock rock-umentary “This Is Spinal Tap,” directed by Rob Reiner, which recounted the North American comeback tour of the loudest band in England.