Shop Conscientiously in Georgetown This Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26

November 21, 2022

Want to give Georgetown commerce a boost? What could be more productive than supporting our local small businesses on Small Business Saturday this November 26? And a boost to local […]

Dumbarton Oaks, According to Dr. Batsaki  


“What is this place?” pondered Dr. Yota Batsaki when she first encountered Dumbarton Oaks, the Harvard University-owned research institute, museum and garden on 32nd Street in Georgetown. Did anything tie […]

Mapping Georgetown: Thanksgiving Tribute to the Fallen


How bittersweet a holiday is Thanksgiving? We love those around us while mourning those we’ve lost. The love in our hearts is a reflection of the appreciation we feel from […]

Kids Korner: Preparing for The Nutcracker 

November 9, 2022

By Ellie AuKamp (2nd grade) and Eleanor Assey (3rd grade)  In the following interview, second-grader Ellie interviews third-grader Eleanor about preparing for the Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker performance this year.  An […]

ANC 2E Notes, Nov. 1, 2022 

November 7, 2022

Falling on the day after Halloween, this month’s ANC2e meeting had lower public attendance than usual (only 14 at the outset). “Not a huge crowd, but not a huge agenda […]

Citizens Association of Georgetown Holds Public Health Town Hall 


Trash and rodents. They’re a never-ending topic in Georgetown (that The Georgetowner has covered for years) and was once again the subject of a town hall meeting sponsored by the […]

Mapping Georgetown: On Saints, Souls and Cemeteries

October 31, 2022

We celebrate Halloween in Georgetown on this Eve of All Saints and All Souls Day. Many Georgetowners also celebrate or are familiar with Día de los Muertos (Day of the […]

Georgetown Possessed by Halloween and ‘The Exorcist’

October 27, 2022

Georgetown has always exhibited a spirit of Halloween with its stories of haunted houses and apparitions, but it really came into its own as a Halloween spooktacular in the last […]

Next Breakfast Speaker: Executive Director of Dumbarton Oaks 

October 20, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 17, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series will welcome Yota Batsaki, executive director of Dumbarton Oaks, the Harvard University-owned research institute, library, […]

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 […]