Chief Calls Shootings ‘Ridiculous and Unacceptable’

August 10, 2020

At the mayor’s press conference, MPD Chief Peter Newsham gave details about the violence that had broken out early on Aug. 9 during a community cookout in Southeast D.C.

Still Looking to the Sky on the Fourth of July (photos)

July 6, 2020

Email your favorite shot of July 4, 2020, to The Georgetowner at editorial@georgetowner.com and we will add it to this photo gallery.

House Bill on D.C. Statehood Likely to Pass

June 25, 2020

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the bill, H.R.51, to be discussed and voted on tomorrow, would declare the city a new state, named “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.”

Juneteenth’s Time Has Come

June 18, 2020

In D.C., Friday, June 19, will be a day of renewed and expanded demonstrations, calling not only for justice for George Floyd and other African Americans murdered by police but for meaningful steps toward Black equality.

Bowser Joins Protesters, Pushes Back at Trump (photos)

June 7, 2020

Mayor Bowser strolled through the earnest and sometimes festive crowd near the St. Regis hotel and St. John’s Church on June 6, speaking briefly at the corner of 16th and Eye Streets NW.

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Fly Over D.C. for Health Care Workers (photos)

May 2, 2020

A total of 12 fighter jets, six of the Air Force’s F-16 C/D Fighting Falcons and six F-18 C/D Hornets, appeared over the Capitol building just before noon.

D.C. Hunkers Down During Cherry Blossom Season (photos)

March 23, 2020

There was a brief window for a few days early on as the flowers approached peak bloom when it was possible to capture the scene.

After Brawl of a Debate, Dems Ponder

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 19, the crowd watching at the Woman’s National Democratic Club was subdued, serious, intently listening. There were no exuberant reactions.

Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday in Alexandria (photos)

February 18, 2020

Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Town Crier Ben Fiore-Walker were joined on the parade’s reviewing stand by George and Martha Washington themselves.

Cupid’s Undie Run Begins 2nd Decade in D.C. (photos)

February 10, 2020

On Feb. 8, for the 11th time, hundreds of hardy individuals jogged along D.C. streets wearing nothing but their underwear.