Gateway Designs to Be Shared April 19

April 9, 2018

The design work for the Georgetown gateways project was awarded by the Business Improvement District to architectural firm Beyer Blinder Belle last February after a competitive bidding process.

Remembering APRIL 4, 1968: The death of Martin Luther King Jr.

April 4, 2018

A bulletin had just come in reporting Martin Luther King’s wounding by a sniper in Memphis. Shortly after, a second flash told the world of his death.

Hitting the (Yoga) Mat in Georgetown

April 3, 2018

Yoga is non-judgmental. I like that. It is solely for you and your practice. Trust me, no one cares what you are doing while they are twisting themselves into shapes not found in nature.

Feds Deny Plane Noise Complaint

April 2, 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit determined that the Fair Skies Coalition’s argument against new flight paths ran into “procedural and substantive obstacles.”

Dog of the Week: Olive

March 29, 2018

In the Georgetowner’s second Dog of the Week column, we feature a Wheaten Terrier, Olive — named for the Georgetown street, not the garnish in your martini.

Georgetown U. Panel Reflects on School Shootings

March 26, 2018

Moderated by Mo Elleithee, executive director of the university’s Institute of Politics and Public Service, the panel included current student Sarah Clements, whose mother, a teacher, survived the Sandy Hook shooting.

Women of Worship: Georgetown’s Faithful Led Increasingly by Women

March 21, 2018

By Robert Devaney, Stephanie Green and Selma Khenissi During an ecumenical Good Friday service in 2010 at Holy Trinity Church, Mary Kay Totty was the only woman to preach on […]

Ministry Center Reopens in New Space With New Director

March 19, 2018

The March 19 launch of the new space at 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW comes just six weeks after Lissa Ramsepaul was welcomed as Georgetown Ministry Center’s new executive director. 

One-Sided Parking Sparks Lively Debate at ANC

March 5, 2018

The hall at Visitation School was standing room only Feb. 26, and the commission devoted over an hour to two proposals by Commissioners Jim Wilcox and Peter Murphy.

Florida High School Alums Grieve in D.C.

March 1, 2018

Well over 100 Stoneman Douglas alumni came together in Georgetown with supporters and legislators on a few days’ notice Feb. 27 to grieve, to support and to plan.