Mapping Georgetown: Not Only the First, But an Inspiration

September 13, 2021

Not only was Ms. Adele Dodson the very first African American student to attend Holy Trinity School, she’s a living inspiration. Her Mapping Georgetown story lifts our hearts as it […]

Silver City: Seniors, the Happiest Demographic

September 9, 2021

September 12 is National Grandparents Day, the first Sunday after Labor Day, an official national holiday signed by President Carter in 1978. It’s not widely celebrated. While grandparents are appreciated, […]

Mapping Georgetown: This Passion Project Has Many Humble Heroes

September 7, 2021

With Labor Day on our minds, the Mapping Georgetown project wishes to thank all those who work so hard every day — often behind the scenes — to make our […]

First Day Fully Open for ‘Full-Up’ Hyde-Addison School

August 30, 2021

D.C. Public Schools opened fully to all students today, Aug. 30, and the atmosphere appeared to be – subdued excitement.  At least at Georgetown’s only public elementary school, Hyde-Addison. “The […]

Community Calendar, Aug. 30


Advisory Neighborhood Commission, ANC2E:  Next Virtual Public Meeting via Zoom: Monday, Aug, 30, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For agenda go here. Meeting access info posted at: https://www.anc2e.com.  Rose Park Farmers Market: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sept. through Oct., at Rose […]

Mapping Georgetown: Bringing Classrooms to Life


Be still my heart!  When I opened a large manila envelope of stories from Ms. Kate Farmer’s 5th and 6th graders at Holy Trinity School, my heart skipped a beat. […]

Weekend Round Up, Aug. 26 – 29

August 26, 2021

Though summer’s winding down, so many cool events are in town this weekend! The Kreeger hosts an exciting sculpting exhibit, the annual “Opera in the Outfield” comes to Nationals Park, […]

Mapping Georgetown: Recollections of a Georgetown Alleyway

August 23, 2021

What is it about an alley? The common intrigue of this urban passageway sets our stage for today. We recently received this charming personal account for our Mapping Georgetown project from […]

Montecito Hangs Tough to Protect Harry & Meghan 

August 19, 2021

 It’s been 13 months since Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan Markle with son Archie moved to Montecito – my home of 30 years next to Santa Barbara, California.  Their arrival caused a near […]

Annapolis: This Old Town Is Feeling Very New 

August 18, 2021

 If you think “been there, done that” at the thought of Annapolis for a getaway, think again. Perched on the edge of the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland’s capital city may be […]