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2018 Georgetowners of the Year

The naming of Georgetowners of the Year has been a tradition of The Georgetowner newspaper for decades. This year’s group, selected by the editorial...

The Berliner Opens: First 100 Get a Free Beer

Owner Omar Popal is emphasizing the 4,200-square-foot beer hall — in one of Georgetown’s last original warehouse spaces — and the Berliner's chef, a sausage-making whiz. 

Kemper Valentine Toast Kicks Off Holiday Season

Institute for Education founders Kathy Kemper and Jim Valentine welcomed neighbors and friends of IFE to their home for their fifth annual Champagne Holiday Kick-Off on Thanksgiving Day.

Yuletide in Full Swing With Santas in Town

Alive with people and traffic and illuminated by the light-art installations of "Glow," Georgetown is easily one of the most charming places during Christmastime for walking, shopping and dining.

31st St. Stabbing Upsets Neighborhood

According to the Metropolitan Police Department, the stabbing victim had met earlier on Nov. 28 near Howard University with two persons in a car, which found its way to Georgetown.

ANC Monday: Gas, Water, Ginkgos, Car Barn, Exorcist Steps

On the agenda: "Landmarking Application for Capital Traction Company Union Station and Part of the 36th Street NW Right-of-Way," aka the Car Barn and the Exorcist Steps.

Gas Leaks Continue

As of Nov. 15, reported gas leaks in Georgetown’s East Side numbered 63. Some seem to be low-grade leaks from old pipes, but not all, according to Edward Segal, whose blog tracks every reported gas leak in his area.

Downtowner: NPS Fees, D.C. Duped, Other News

In this report: items about National Mall permit fees, a costly scam, a campaign rally, a death from a stray bullet, an Adams Morgan grocery, driverless cars and dockless motor scooters.

2 Local ANC Incumbents Lose; Bowser, Council Incumbents Win

In the only contested races in the Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Kishan Putta defeated Ed Solomon and Gwendolyn Lohse defeated Jim Wilcox.

Water Flows Again in C&O Canal in Georgetown

The National Park Service released water into the Georgetown section of the canal last month to test the new gates with the rehabilitated locks.