Georgetown’s 6 p.m. Friendly Wave Makes Debut

March 19, 2020

The wave is the brainchild of Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Elizabeth Miller, who said: “We had 11 households on our block last night, including an accordion player, two horns and pups!”

Downtowner

January 29, 2020

SALON OPERATOR TO CUT BACK Ratner Companies, based in Vienna, Virginia, is set to close 10 percent of around 850 stores in the District and 16 states. The parent company […]

Top Business Ins & Outs for 2019-20: Part 2


The retail and restaurant mix of Georgetown and nearby neighborhoods keeps churning, sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly and sometimes surprisingly. Here are some of the top business “Outs” of recent note […]

Chamber to Honor ‘Hometown Heroes’ at Dec. 12 Event

December 4, 2019

On Thursday, Dec. 12, the DC Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Board Meeting & Chairman’s Inaugural Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention […]

Giving Thanks for the Small Moments

November 27, 2019

Maybe, instead of tabulating what we have, we should catch up on the unexpected times that came upon us, full of shock and surprise, of the ambushes of daily life made unforgettable.          

250 Years of Reaching Out in Georgetown

November 20, 2019

Quick — do you know which church is the oldest in Georgetown still performing its pastoral mission full-time on the same property? It’s Georgetown Lutheran Church, which, as of this […]

Holy Trinity Celebrates Its 225th

October 7, 2019

Oct. 6 was a joyous Sunday for Holy Trinity Parish, as it celebrated 225 years of the Catholic faith community on 36th Street NW.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

May 9, 2019

This year’s seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.

A Busy Summer Ahead for Rose Park

April 3, 2019

“I’ve got four news items for you—four!” Friends of Rose Park President Dave Dunning was filled with enthusiasm at a March 25 chat with The Georgetowner at a nearby café. […]

ANC Monday: Towpath, Hyde-Addison, 5G, Washington Gas

February 27, 2019

At the March 4 meeting, the Georgetown Business Improvement District will give a presentation on its pilot project for the C&O Canal Towpath.