Shots Fired: Off-duty Cop Stops Carjacking on 28th St.

October 20, 2021

Updated 5 p.m., Oct. 20: See additional information at the end of the story. An off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officer intervened in a robbery on the 1200 block of 28th […]

Crime Report, Oct. 18: Multiple G.U. Campus Incidents

October 18, 2021

From the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), here are the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown.  Oct. 18 – Stabbing Alert: On the unit block of Longfellow Street NW. […]

Mapping Georgetown: Reclaiming Sacred Grounds of African American History


Mysterious and sacred, cemeteries hold dear the souls of the dead but are often legendary beyond our fathoming. In Washington, D.C., our fraught social and racial histories are often lost […]

Park Service Salutes Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park


For those who longed to fix up the Georgetown waterfront with its parking lots, salt dome and other eyesores, it was decades in the making. After being a port and […]

Q&A Cafe with Scott Gottlieb: ‘I Don’t Think I Can Visit China Anymore’

October 12, 2021

Dr. Scott Gottlieb was interviewed by Carol Joynt at her Q&A luncheon held at the George Town Club on Oct. 7.  She recalled that the Q&A Café was started in […]

Crime Report: 28th St. Mugging; G.U. Assault


From the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), here are the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown. Oct. 11 – Burglary: In the 1700 block of M Street NW. […]

Mapping Georgetown: Remembering a Local Legend


Sometimes we cross paths with local legends and don’t even know it. At others, we appreciate these heroes as we cross their paths – especially when they brighten our day […]

Developer, Lawyer Bob Elliott Dies at 80 

October 9, 2021

Robert Raymond Elliott, a real estate developer and lawyer — best known in Georgetown for his mixed-use complex, Georgetown Court, home to businesses like Cafe Milano, Peacock Cafe, Cafe Liberte […]

Spirit of Georgetown Gathers Residents, Salutes Tompkins  

October 7, 2021

A major fundraiser for the Georgetown Ministry Center, the Spirit of Georgetown 2021 award went to Elena Tompkins and was held at the Washington Harbour home of Alan and Nancy […]

Police Host Coffee Chat and K-9 Storybook Time


  More than a dozen small children and their parents gathered around Officer A. Rodriguez, a 26-year veteran Metropolitan Police Officer, in Rose Park Wednesday afternoon and listened to her […]