Mapping Georgetown: February Love Stories

February 7, 2022

  “Just an old-fashioned love song…”  Three Dog Night (Paul Williams) “Talkin’ ‘bout my girl…”  The Temptations Ah, it’s February… Have you got one of these love songs stuck in your […]

Weekend Roundup, Feb. 3 – 6 

February 3, 2022

Happy weekend! It may be cold and rainy outside today but take comfort in all the hot local activities this weekend. Celebrate Lunar New Year, or a tour involving the […]

Mapping Georgetown: Growing Up on Poplar Street, NW

January 31, 2022

In our Mapping Georgetown project, it’s been a delight to discover how Georgetown’s alleyways have yielded such fascinating local histories. Poplar Street, NW in Georgetown. This dead-end street with the […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Amazing Inauguration Day

January 24, 2022

“I went next door at one point and spoke with Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriquez. Don’t get to do that every day!”       ~ Fr. McDermott, Georgetown University […]

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 […]