Zimmerman: 2021 Swan Song or 2022 Victory Lap? 

October 4, 2021

Despite a disappointing season, the annual “next year” conversation is coupled with the question of whether or not Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will return.  Zimmerman, a.k.a. Mr. National, […]

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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Covid Memorial: A Gift for America

September 30, 2021

Photos by Jeff Malet “In America Remember.” begs the sign with numerals that change regularly and continue to awaken, annoy, amaze those who walk amid the increasing amount of tiny […]

The Georgetowner Staff Remembers September 11, 2001

September 9, 2021

Twenty years ago, our world changed forever. As a way of honoring the victims of that day and the toils of our country in the days hence, we wish to […]

Corrections and Clarifications on Our Antique Map of Georgetown   

August 19, 2021

The cover image of the July 14th Georgetowner displayed an antique-style map of Georgetown, drawn by Georgetowner staff artist and designer Carol Stuart Watson in 1959. A reader who lives […]

Hope for the Homeless?  


 The Amidah is one of the oldest prayers in the Jewish liturgy and in one of its most beautiful verses, it voices praise to the God who “keeps faith with those that sleep in the […]

Christ Church Celebrates Key’s Birthday; Plans Sept. 12 Homecoming

August 6, 2021

The congregation of Christ Church Georgetown gathered Aug. 1 to celebrate the birthday of one of its founders, Frances Scott Key (1779-1843), author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” who lived on […]

Summer Reading: Poetry, Philosophy, Science and Fiction

July 28, 2021

Several Georgetowner staffers offer their picks for summer reading in a delightfully diverse list of books, some of which are quite unexpected. Send us your picks, too, if you wish. […]

Magic of the Olympic Games Still There 

July 26, 2021

The Olympic Games of 2020 (2021) are now in full swing in Tokyo with all the complicated controversies, criticisms, competition and ceremonies that have become the modern Olympic Games more […]

The Wonder of an 80th Birthday  

July 22, 2021

Anyone watching the news the last few days has to marvel about the wonders of highly achieving people hitting that once shocking age of 80. There’s the new heroine astronaut […]