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Friends Group Keeps an Eye on Waterfront Park

“We’ve been together for over 12 years,” mused Grace Bateman, one of the founding members — or should we say godparents? — of Friends...

Heating Plant Condos: Back to the Drawing Board?

After what was described as “a roller-coaster Historic Preservation Review Board hearing" on April 26, the developers may appeal to the mayor for a special designation.

Georgetown Gateway Designs Shared

The designs will be presented at the next meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E on Monday, April 30, and are expected to have a preliminary review by the Old Georgetown Board soon after. 

French Market Returns April 27 to 29

More than 40 Wisconsin Avenue merchants, restaurants, salons and galleries will be proclaiming “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” on the last weekend in April, when Georgetown’s...

Cherry Blossom Festival Ends with Grand Parade (photos)

The National Cherry Blossom Festival concluded on a magnificent Saturday April 14 with a grand parade down Constitution Avenue . Only a block away, the...

Georgetown Main Street Picks Board of Directors, Offers Grants

It’s been almost six months since the District Department of Small and Local Business Development designated the new nonprofit organization Georgetown Main Street to...

Dogs of the Week: Bill Dean’s Shredder and Splinter

These well-mannered Goldendoodle cousins are The Georgetowner's first Dogs of the Week, just in time for National Puppy Day (tomorrow).

Parking Coalition: No Authority, But Subtle Power

The Georgetown Parking Coalition is not the usual community organization profiled by The Georgetowner. Although its members are all well-known representatives of Georgetown’s most active...

Ministry Center Reopens in New Space With New Director

The March 19 launch of the new space at 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW comes just six weeks after Lissa Ramsepaul was welcomed as Georgetown Ministry Center’s new executive director. 

The Old Georgetown Board: It’s the Law

Any project you dream about that involves the exterior of your house or property in Georgetown must first be reviewed by the Old Georgetown...