Mathews Will Run to Succeed Gibbons on ANC

Topher Mathews, creator of the Georgetown Metropolitan blog, announced his candidacy for advisory neighborhood commissioner on June 8, the day after Joe Gibbons said he would not run again.

Brooke Pinto Wins Ward 2 Race

A former assistant D.C. attorney general, Pinto was endorsed by D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Joe Kennedy and the Washington Post.

Peaceful Protest Comes to Georgetown (photos)

As residents and slightly startled diners at Martin's Tavern looked on, protesters sat on the street, chanting "Black Lives Matter" and "This is what democracy looks like."

Republican Withdraws From Ward 2 Special Election

Katherine Venice, the sole Republican candidate for the District Council vacancy created by Jack Evans's resignation, plans to remain a candidate for the seat in the November 3 general election.

Dining and Shopping Return with a (Masked) Smile, Delayed by Protesters

In a letter announcing the return of outdoor dining to Fiola Mare on the Georgetown waterfront, owner and chef Fabio Trabocchi — also of...

Little If Any June 1 Looting in Georgetown

“There was no apparent looting or destruction in Georgetown on Monday ,” said Georgetown Business Improvement District CEO Joe Sternlieb, who toured the neighborhood’s...

In Your Power to Vote: Your Freedom, Your Independence

The Georgetowner calls on you, the Ward 2 voters, to research the candidates carefully and, yes, vote twice: in the Ward 2 primary election, to be held June 2, and in the special election on June 16.

Ward 2 Race Contributions, Controversies Heat Up

All but one of the Democratic candidates signed on to the Fair Elections Program — a voluntary process that provides base amounts and matching funds for those who pledge to only accept small donations.

Rose Park Market Is Back; Voting Begins

D.C. is coming back to life this post-Memorial Day week. Plan to shop at the Rose Park farmers market and don't forget to vote!

A Virtual Chat With Madeleine Albright

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will talk via Zoom about her latest book, “Hell and Other Destinations,” on Thursday, May 28, to benefit Georgetown Village.