Getting to Know The Georgetowner: Meet Kate Oczypok 

April 13, 2022

Kate Oczypok does a little bit of everything at The Georgetowner. She writes, manages the paper’s social media accounts and sells advertising too. Kate is a newlywed, having married her […]

Knowing and Celebrating Georgetown’s Black History  

February 9, 2022

Thirty years ago, The Georgetowner hosted a reception for a book that helped the town rediscover part of its past. “Black Georgetown Remembered” is now a classic of Black history […]

French Market Brings Out the Weekend Crowds

October 4, 2021

Georgetown shops, eateries and the temporarily expanded sidewalks along Wisconsin Avenue from N St up to Book Hill on Reservoir Road NW, were filled Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1 to […]

Citizens’ Welcome Back Picnic Delights the Kids and Parents

September 20, 2021

Rose Park at 26th and O streets on a late Sunday afternoon was filled with summer fun thanks to the Welcome Back Georgetown Picnic put on by the Citizens Association […]

Mapping Georgetown’s Rose Park Visit Sparks New Recollections: Tell Your Story 

July 26, 2021

A unique table dedicated to the art of preservation appeared at the Georgetown Farmers Market at Rose Park last Wednesday — not of the pickling or canning variety, however, but […]

As Cold Weather Hits, More Help for Unsheltered

November 11, 2020

Georgetown Ministry Center, dedicated to “ending homelessness one person at a time,” is responding with new leadership and expanded programs.

In the Year of COVID-19, Animals Are Blessed at St. John’s

October 5, 2020

On Oct. 4, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Georgetown held its first Sunday service in many weeks outside — across the street at the Hyde-Addison School playground.

Halloween Decorations Are Popping Up (photos)


The empress of Georgetown Halloween house decorations, Nancy Taylor Bubes, has moved her growing, astounding, scary collection to Washington Harbour at the Georgetown waterfront.

Rock Creek Kings: Musical Cure for Pandemic Quarantine

April 22, 2020

Rock Creek Kings, which calls itself a “Roots Rock” band, has taken over a corner of the east side of Georgetown, where its founder Evan Moses lives. Members of the band […]

Georgetowners Take a Walk on the Warm and Fuzzy Side

March 31, 2020

Inspired by the children’s book “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt,” parents and kids spot and track stuffed animals in their neighbors’ windows and yards while taking walks during the days of self-isolation.