Expired Business License Closes Georgetown Cupcake 

August 11, 2022

This article was updated on Aug. 12. The world-famous and popular Georgetown Cupcake at the corner of 33rd and M Street NW was shut down Aug. 10 by the D.C. […]

Tennis Up Close: Courtside at the Citi Open (photos)

August 10, 2022

Stifling heat and humidity turned this year’s Citi Open tennis tournament (July 30 to Aug. 7) in Washington, D.C., into a survival of the fittest for both players and fans […]

History Made at Citi Open Tennis: Kyrgios Wins Both Titles            

August 8, 2022

The Citi Open Tennis tournament ended up Sunday as history-making, when Nick Kyrgios from Australia — for the first time in the tournament’s 53-year history — won both the male […]

Business Ins & Outs: Blues Alley Operator Buys Blues Alley Building


Blues Alley Operator Buys Blues Alley Building Looks like the famed music venue, Blues Alley, will stay in Georgetown. Blues Alley operator, Harry Schnipper, has purchased the Blues Alley building […]

Topher Mathews Announces ANC Candidacy


Christopher Mathews, who lives on 33rd Street, announced his candidacy for a seat on the Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E). The following is a statement by Mathews. On Monday, […]

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 […]