Unearthing African American History

As historic as the Oak Hill Cemetery is, an important facet that is largely missing — also from other Georgetown locations — is African American history.

Philip Levy, Owner of Bridge Street Books, Dies

A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at Washington Hebrew Congregation.

Old Stone House to Close for More Than a Year

One of D.C.'s oldest buildings, the Old Stone House in Georgetown will close for renovations from Oct. 30, 2017, through Dec. 1, 2018.

Spirits in Our Midst: In Georgetown, We Are Haunted by History

By Gary Tischler and Selma Khenissi The old houses, cemeteries, streets, hillsides and even film sites evoke a sense of people, place and memories. In...

An Eerie Walk Back in Time

On Friday evening, Oct. 27, Dwane Starlin took a group of people on a "Spirits of Georgetown" walk throughout the neighborhood, sharing stories that are buried deep within the crevices of the area.

The Old Normal of Halloween on Lanier Place

Even in these Days of Trump, Halloween 2017 was normal, the old and buzzing and traditional normal, in which “trick or treat” still means a little girl with a lit pumpkin or bags for candy saying thank you, and nobody really tricks anybody.

Ideas Unlocked at Public Meeting on Canal Plans

On Nov. 2, following the formal presentation by Superintendent Kevin Brandt, attendees shifted between four planning stations to ask detailed questions and prepare comments about four aspects of the refurbishment plan. 

Ex-Resident Sues Georgetown Retirement Home

Beatrice Alexander has filed a lawsuit against the Holladay Corporation, owner and operator of the Georgetown, at 2612 Q Street, which closed last year.

Timothy A. R. Cole: New Priest on the Block

The ability to get along with one other, regardless of political affiliation, is one of the facets that Cole believes defines Christ Church, Georgetown, today.

Crime Report: House Break-In; Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Over the holiday weekend: a woman who was attacked escaped to the Dent Place fire station and anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered in Rose Park.