7-Eleven Closure Makes News Locally and Globally

May 12, 2022

Who knew such hyperlocal news as the closing of the 7-Eleven on P Street in Georgetown would make the national television news more than 7,000 miles away? The May 9th […]

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet Photos

May 2, 2022

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, having been sidelined by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, returned to form on Saturday April 30 as 2,600 attendees jammed the Washington Hilton Ballroom […]

NYT Vet, Hill Founder Marty Tolchin, 1928-2022 

February 22, 2022

Longtime journalist and publisher Martin “Marty” Tolchin, died Thursday, Feb. 17, at the age of 93. Tolchin was the founding publisher of The Hill Newspaper and wrote for the New […]

GMS’s Melanie Hayes Excited by 2022 Opportunities  

February 9, 2022

As the new chair of Georgetown Main Street (GMS), Melanie Hayes – Vice President, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty – is enthusiastic about her GMS team and their group’s mission to […]

To Help Local Business, Journalism and Democracy, Support the Journalism Sustainability Act 

November 1, 2021

In the nation’s capital, we’re frequently deluged with news and information —  so much so that we often seek solace in nature, especially during the pandemic. We all know, however, […]

Q&A Cafe with Scott Gottlieb: ‘I Don’t Think I Can Visit China Anymore’

October 12, 2021

Dr. Scott Gottlieb was interviewed by Carol Joynt at her Q&A luncheon held at the George Town Club on Oct. 7.  She recalled that the Q&A Café was started in […]

Covering Hot News on the Hill a Waiting Game

October 1, 2021

  Congressional reporters inside the U.S. Capitol Thursday evening were excited as Sept. 30 wound down. In the next few hours, the hottest news in the nation was scheduled to […]

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Our Next Print Issue: June 16 

May 27, 2021

Happy summer! The next Georgetowner will appear June 16, and we’re looking forward to bringing you a major feature on digital nomads—those who travel the world while continuing to work—part of […]

Tech Tip: How to Keep Your Browsers from Tracking You

May 24, 2021

So, you’re about to browse on your computer. Maybe you’d like to access the company website or a site for one of your vendors from work. When you click on […]

Philip Bermingham: The Power of Photography

May 17, 2021

Some of the people photographed by Philip Bermingham — Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip with George H. W. and Barbara Bush, for instance — are figures known the world over. […]