Mapping Georgetown: Six Generations of Local Family History

January 18, 2022

As a tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our local Black history, Mapping Georgetown is pleased to share this particular Georgetown mapping story from Neville […]

The Sky’s the Limit!: Pushing Our Boundaries

January 12, 2022

With the new year much on our minds and a whole new crop of freshly-resolved new year’s resolutions, the staff of The Georgetowner opted to explore the concepts of “stepping […]

G.U. and 15 Other Elite Universities Sued for Collusion

January 11, 2022

Georgetown University has been named in an antitrust lawsuit alleging that it, along with 15 other prestigious mainly private universities, engaged in price fixing and unfairly limited student financial aid […]

Mapping Georgetown: The Magic of Our ‘Stoop Culture’

January 10, 2022

If you drive down too fast – You will miss the magic.        -Judith Bunnell When we received Judith Bunnell’s map-story for our Mapping Georgetown project, her evocations […]

Where to Ski Around D.C.?

January 6, 2022

Pick a state, any state! If you’re hoping to get away for some winter fun without getting on a plane, you’re in luck — many states surrounding Washington, D.C. are full […]

Diplomatic Encounters: Colombian Ambassador, Juan Carlos Pinzon


In August, 2021, Juan Carlos Pinzon, Colombian Ambassador to the United States, presented his credentials virtually to President Biden. Pinzon had previously served as Ambassador to the U.S. from 2015-2017. He returned to Colombia under a new Colombian president, only to return […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Inspiring and Revealing Childhood Story

January 3, 2022

Whenever I tell people I grew up in Georgetown, they assume I was born into money. Nothing could be further from the truth…. Since we had no electricity, we didn’t […]

2022: What’s Out, What’s In? 

December 30, 2021

What’s Out?                          What’s In? Delta                                        […]

Hark! What Craziness Crosses Our Transom? 

December 27, 2021

A rich assortment of unsolicited potential content comes across a newspaper’s transom each day — much of it well-intentioned, but silly.   Of course, the news business couldn’t survive a day […]

New District Rules May Curtail Airbnbs


The multitude of home owners and renters who have been renting out their dwellings to high-paying weekend and short-term visitors as so-called “Airbnbs,” will face far stricter regulations in 2022. The […]