Longtime Georgetowner Don Crockett Dies at 85

October 2, 2023

Don Warren Crockett, 85, a resident of Georgetown for 50 years, passed away peacefully on Sept. 26. Crockett was born in Logan, Utah, in 1938. He graduated from Harvard Law School […]

Georgetown Block Captains Honored At Citizens’ Concert in the Park

“Today, we saw both new and familiar faces. There is a new generation in Georgetown, and we loved seeing all the young families for the Sunday afternoon Concert in the […]

Crime: Acting MPD Chief Smith Testifies; Local Shop Windows Smashed

MPD Acting Police Chief Smith Testifies Before D.C. Council Another early morning in Northwest D.C. – one of the District’s safest neighborhoods – and Alert DC has already warned of […]

Business Ins & Outs: Martin’s 1933 Prices, Clyde’s 60th, Bitty & Beau’s Reopening

In: 1933 Prices at Martin’s Tavern, Oct. 5 to 8 Today through through Thursday, as Martin’s Tavern continues its 90th anniversary celebration, it is rolling back the prices on selected […]

A Looming Government Shutdown

September 28, 2023

A government shutdown is looking increasingly likely by 12:01 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 1, if Congress doesn’t agree on an operating budget for the entire federal government by that time. The […]

Ukraine’s First Lady Enthralls GU Audience

September 25, 2023

The stunningly beautiful Gaston Hall at the center of Georgetown University’s main campus was full of excited students on Sept. 20. “It’s so amazing!” a student told The Georgetowner. “I’ve […]

Business Ins & Outs: Away Opens Thursday; Steve Madden Next Month

In: Steve Madden, Moving Prince & Princess Steve Madden — which used to be at 3109 M St. NW but closed five years ago — will reopen in Georgetown at […]

Citizens’ Safety Meeting: Solutions & Complaints

“Neighbors want to feel safe walking home,” said Mark Martinkov, summing up the theme of the public meeting, held by the Public Safety Committee of the Citizens Association of Georgetown […]

Mapping Georgetown: Neighborhood Services Lifting Up the Unhoused

September 18, 2023

“SEEKING LASTING SOLUTIONS to homelessness ONE PERSON AT A TIME.”  ~ Georgetown Ministry Center. This is our third and last story in a series on the plight of the homeless […]

Georgetown Heritage Salutes Richard Levy; Canal Boat Tours Return

Members and supporters of Georgetown Heritage, the nonprofit set up to assist the rebirth of the C&O Canal, met Sept. 13 at the Washington Harbour home of Nancy Taylor Bubes […]