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 […]

‘It Won’t Work’ Says Jelleff’s Stowers About New Plan

“It won’t work!” announced Bob Stowers, the longtime coach-director of the Jelleff Recreation Center to a panel of D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation officials on Wednesday evening, Nov. 8, […]

Business Ins & Outs: Greco, Mèo Maison, Tatte, Skims

In: Greco Ready to Open in &pizza-Au Pied de Cochon Building Next month, an authentic Greek fast casual restaurant will open at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Dumbarton Street — […]

News Bytes: GMC Fundraiser, Georgetown Glow, New Hoya Hoops Coach

November 8, 2023

GMC Honors Longtime Employee, Raises $175K   The Georgetown Ministry Center has raised over $175,000 toward the effort to end homelessness. They also honored longtime GMC employee Dolores Jackson with the […]

Downtowner: Voting Data Hackers, Campus Threats, New Addiction Center

November 6, 2023

Hackers May Have Gotten a Hold of D.C. Voter Information   District and federal agencies are investigating after a hacking group says they accessed 600,000 lines of U.S. voting data kept […]