New High School, Literacy Program News Popping in Georgetown

May 12, 2022

Breaking news about a new high school for Georgetown students on MacArthur Boulevard to open August 2023, and a new District training program to train teachers in the latest “how […]

7-Eleven Closure Makes News Locally and Globally


Who knew such hyperlocal news as the closing of the 7-Eleven on P Street in Georgetown would make the national television news more than 7,000 miles away? The May 9th […]

Café Divan, a Neighborhood Favorite 

May 11, 2022

Situated prominently on the triangular corner of 34th Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW is the popular Turkish restaurant Café Divan, owned by Cavit Ozturk, along with its latest addition, the […]

Georgetown Flea Market Celebrates 50th Year: It Rocks! 


Ask just about any long-time resident of Georgetown… or look it up in various lists of great things to do in Georgetown on Sundays. You’ll inevitably come up with the recommendation […]

Citizens’ Annual Meeting: Bowser Q&A, Members Honored 


A vigorous annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown at Dumbarton House on May 3 featured a good hour-long earnest face-to-face town-meeting-style Q&A with Mayor Muriel Bowser and another […]

Spring Events on Main Street


Get ready, Georgetown Main Street (GMS) is planning major events to promote small businesses and boost commercial vibrancy along Georgetown’s Wisconsin Ave. NW corridor this May and June.   May is Small […]

ANC 2E Highlights: Smoke Shop Raid; Starr Restaurant Due Late 2023 


The Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission — ANC 2E — held its monthly meeting remotely on Monday, May 2. The following are selected highlights.   Police Update    Metropolitan Police Department representative, Sgt. […]

What’s the Latest on Streateries and Sidewalks? 

May 10, 2022

As the warmth of spring returns, many Georgetowners are emerging from hibernation to window shop along bustling sidewalks and enjoy outdoor dining. So, what’s the latest news on the streateries […]

Georgetown Garden Tour an Inspiration, Despite Rain  

May 9, 2022

Yes it was raining. Yes the blooms were drooping. Yes one had to juggle umbrellas trying not to poke people while negotiating the often narrow garden gates and hidden street […]

7-Eleven on P St. to Close May 15  


Well, there’s no thank heaven, and soon there’ll be no 7-Eleven in Georgetown. The 7-Eleven convenience store at 2617 P St. NW — a favorite of residents, visitors and cops […]