Healing Spirits (and Gems) Found at District Mineral

October 17, 2022

I was convinced the lady who knew where all the witches were in Georgetown was the same one selling crystal balls. “We do have specimens that are spherical,” replied Becky […]

Mapping Georgetown: He Had a Giving Heart and We Loved Him


Those of us who’d stroll by 31st and M Streets and didn’t notice anything or anyone in particular, missed out.  Sometimes, the best things in life are all around us… […]

Kids Korner: Time Travel in Georgetown

October 13, 2022

By Eleanor Assey, 3rd grade and Eli Delaney, 2nd grade    The C&O Canal tour took us back in time… Our guide – Jasmyn Nash – pulled us into a time […]

Dare to Try a Ghost Tour of Georgetown? 

October 12, 2022

Do you believe in ghosts? Often asked around Halloween, this simple query tends to elicit responses ranging from contemptuous dismissal to wholehearted embrace, with stories in the mix. Whether or […]

For Halloween, We Spoke with a Real-Life Exorcist 


 At first glance, Father Vincent Lampert, 59, seems to be a typical neighborhood parish priest. He’s assigned as the pastor of St. Peter and St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Churches […]

Mapping Georgetown: Georgetown’s Community Comes from Far and Wide

October 11, 2022

Welcome Tina, to Georgetown University and our Georgetown neighborhood! As the United States is considered the Melting Pot of the world, Georgetown University and the community of Georgetown itself are […]

In-Country: Richmond Getaway Guide

October 6, 2022

For your next getaway weekend, take an under two-hour drive down I-95 to explore a city where centuries of history meet an up-and-coming art and buzzworthy food scene — the […]

Mapping Georgetown: More Than a Little Inspiration, GU’s ELP

October 3, 2022

Did you know there’s a National Tooth Fairy Day? Well, Georgetown University’s Early Learning Project (ELP) does… During GU’s recent Georgetown Community Day on Healy Lawn, we encountered ELP at […]

The Georgetowner ‘News Cyclers’ Raising Funds for Cancer Research

September 29, 2022

Cancer Awareness Month begins October 1. According to the National Cancer Institute, roughly 1.9 million people will be diagnosed with cancer and an estimated 609,360 people will die of cancer […]

Mapping Georgetown: Jack the Bulldog

September 26, 2022

Meandering through the crowd at the annual Georgetown Community Day event held on the Healy Lawn of  Georgetown University last weekend, whom did we encounter? No less than local celebrity […]