ANC Meeting: Prosecutions, Literacy, Leaf Collection  

December 6, 2023

Phew! The Georgetown, Burleith, Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC2E) meeting on Dec. 4 was so packed with community announcements that its two featured reports about crime and D.C. student achievement […]

News Bytes : CAG’s New Board, MedStar’s New Pavilion, and GU’s New Bulldog

December 4, 2023

The Citizens Association of Georgetown Announces New Leadership   CAG has announced new board directors and an office manager. Tara Sakraida Parker will remain president and Brittany Sawyer will stay executive […]

Crime: Chief Smith Calls for More Cops; MPD’s Carjacking Safety Tips; Local Reports

As crime in the nation’s capital spirals, the District’s new Chief of Police, Pamela A. Smith made the case on Nov. 29 for crime-fighting progress in her testimony before the […]

Business Ins & Outs: Dolce Vita, Brand Guild, the Fitzgerald

In: Dolce Vita, Not Steve Madden, at Wisconsin & O Steve Madden — which used to be at 3109 M St. NW but closed five years ago — was supposed […]

Pro-Palestinian Protest March through Georgetown Nov. 24 Called for Black Friday Boycott

November 27, 2023

Since the start of the Israel-Hamas War following Hamas’s Oct. 7 terrorist attacks and hostage-takings inside Israel —leaving more than 1,200 dead and 240 hostages taken — and the subsequent […]

Georgetown Main Street Brings Back Christmas Tree

“Georgetown’s first community Christmas tree has arrived!” Rachel Shank, executive director of Georgetown Main Street, told The Georgetowner on Nov. 27. “Georgetown’s small business community has long dreamt of a […]

Crime Report: Carjackings, Dumpster Fires, and Poor Crime-Solving

Once again, a phony fender-bender and carjacking in the neighborhood: this time on Foxhall Road near Whitehaven Parkway NW. Also – perhaps symbolically – dumpster fires appeared to be set […]

Crime: Saturday’s Mayhem; New Second District Commander; Mayor Takes Action

November 20, 2023

Why must Georgetowners be alert at all times?  Two photos snapped by Georgetown resident and photographer for The Georgetowner, Bill Starrels, from this past Saturday evening help illustrate the rising […]

Huge March for Israel on National Mall

November 16, 2023

Getting press passes and instructions for entry and access to attendees and speakers proved to be unusually difficult several days before a minimally advertised “March for Israel” on Nov. 14 […]

Crime: Secret Service Shots Fired in Georgetown; Chief Smith Confirmed

November 13, 2023

In a show of unity to address the city’s “crime crisis,” the D.C. Council voted unanimously Nov. 7 to confirm Mayor Bowser’s nomination of Acting Police Chief Angela A. Smith […]