Citi Open Full of Surprises: Local Star Tiafoe New Fav

August 4, 2022

The popular 2022 Citi Open tennis tournament in the greatly spiffed-up Rock Creek Park Tennis Center was abuzz with surprises during the first and second round matches, some played in […]

Sunflowers Appear to Rile Russian Embassy


Dear Georgetowner, After you wrote about our Wisconsin Avenue Beautification Project in March [https://georgetowner.com/articles/2022/03/14/russian-embassy-protests/], we wanted to update you on the latest news from across the Russian Embassy at 2650 […]

Poplar St. Residents Protest Absentee Neighbor’s Plans

August 1, 2022

Georgetown’s residential streets are a constant buzz of service and construction projects, causing parking and street congestion, months if not years of having a dumpster parked in front of homes, […]

Crime & Safety: MPD, D.C. Council Step Up Despite Violence, Fatalities


In the summer heat of 2022, the nation’s capital continues to grapple with issues of traffic safety and gun violence, though the D.C. Council and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) are […]

Republicans Whip Democrats, in Baseball (photos)


The GOP took the Dems to the cleaners in the Congressional Baseball Game for charity at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 28, winning 10-0 behind the efforts of […]

Business Ins & Outs: Glossier Opens Friday; Scilla & Luna Closing by End of August

July 28, 2022

“Up in the Sky” With Glossier Beauty Brand This Friday, July 29, Georgetown welcomes Glossier Beauty Brand’s fifth location at 3065 M St. NW in the former Sephora location, which […]

Immigrant Activists Paint 29th Street With Protest Art, Rally at Montrose

July 25, 2022

They came in a bus from Wisconsin, by cars and trains and planes from Boston, New York and Illinois to gather at 8 a.m., Monday, July 25, in front of […]

Monkeypox: 5 Things You Need to Know


With Covid still lingering in the news and new variants appearing seemingly every other day, it’s hard to grasp yet another virus appearing in our vernacular. But this time, it’s […]

D.C. Power Index Prize Launches, Lunches at Cafe Milano

July 21, 2022

The D.C. Power Index Prize was inaugurated in person, in style and in full throttle at Cafe Milano on Prospect Street in Georgetown July 20, as it honored six women. […]

‘Mr. Color,’ Carleton Varney (1937-2022) 

July 18, 2022

Interior designer Carleton Varney, nicknamed Mr. Color, passed away on July 14 at the age of 85. Varney is best known for decorating the Greenbrier, a five-star hotel in the […]