Bizarre Crash on M St. Injures at Least 3 Pedestrians, One Critically  

July 22, 2021

At least three people were reported injured — one critically — on M and 29th Streets NW in Georgetown after being reportedly struck by a car at approximately 11 a.m. […]

Marilyn Butler’s Vision for ‘Mapping Georgetown’   

July 19, 2021

Imagine falling in love with your local town. Then, dedicating all of your creative efforts to cultivating and preserving its unique culture and heritage. Georgetown resident Marilyn Butler has done […]

Map Your Own Georgetown at Rose Park Wednesday, July 21


The creator of Mapping Georgetown, a project which records personal stories of Georgetown by those who live, work, study or have lived, worked or studied here, will be at the […]

At Last, Georgetown Canal Boat Is Home

July 12, 2021

Over the weekend, a precious shipment arrived near Fletcher’s Boathouse at the C&O Canal and Canal Road. Two halves of the canal boat –– a contemporary take on a historic […]

C&O Canal Boat to Arrive Sunday (We Hope)

July 8, 2021

“We are hopeful the boat will arrive in Georgetown on Sunday,” Georgetown Heritage Board Chair Jennifer Romm told The Georgetowner today. The arrival is the long-anticipated C&O Canal Boat is […]

Now Online: D.C.’s Parking Permit System

July 6, 2021

Parking headaches? Here’s some relief. Residents in need of parking spaces for their guests and workers will now have streamlined systems on hand, according to the District’s Department of Transportation. […]

Fourth of July Weekend Round Up: July 1 – July 5

July 1, 2021

Happy Fourth of July! There’s an explosion of events this weekend, from fireworks to the Budweiser Clydesdales coming to town and lots more. Don’t forget, Metro will run from 8 […]

‘Crazy Golf’ Swingers Club Comes to Dupont Circle

June 24, 2021

A new 21+ club with a cheeky name has made its way across the pond from London. Swingers calls itself a “competitive socializing entertainment concept,” and its first location opened […]

Passionate Town Discussion Over Expanded Sidewalks


The temporary Georgetown project to lay out some 3500 linear square feet of expanded sidewalks — specially constructed curb fitting platforms, traffic protectors and landscaping — on both sides of […]

With Safety in Mind, Friends of Volta Park Launch Fundraising Auction 

June 14, 2021

An oasis in the heart of Georgetown, Volta Park on 34th Street NW is known for its storied past as well as its natural charms. In his Georgetown days, JFK […]