The Juneteenth Federal Holiday: A Backgrounder

June 16, 2022

This Monday, June 20, is a U.S. national holiday commemorating “Juneteenth,” which falls this year on a Sunday, June 19. Many Americans are unsure, however, about the origins and significance […]

2022 Endorsements: Bowser, Mendelson, Schwalb  

June 15, 2022

While the Ward 2 election ballot may be thin, The Georgetowner shall weigh in on the June 21 Democratic primary, with early voting and mail-in ballots already happening. Let’s deal […]

Kids Korner: Georgetown Garden Tour  and Pools 


O Street News May 2022    I walked in the rain puddles to see the Georgetown Garden Tour. The Tour had many gardens this year, so I had to walk ALL […]

Commentary: Hall of Mirrors


Patients suffering from intractable, chronic, or phantom-limb pain often find relief in mirror therapy, which tricks the brain into believing the injured limb is “healed” by viewing a reflection of […]

Exclusive Interview: Mayor Muriel Bowser Has ‘Best Job in Washington’ and Plans to Keep It 


Mayor Muriel Bowser met with Georgetowner staffers at their office next to the C&O Canal on the hottest day of the year so far, May 31, to discuss what she […]

Georgetown Now a Direct-to-Consumer Hub 


The crowds are back. Pedestrians. Diners. Shoppers. Tourists. Students. The streets, once again, are packed.     And it’s a beautiful sight to see.   A quick look at our own “Biz Ins […]

New C&O Canal Boat to Help Revitalize Georgetown   


Upon its April 28 christening to much fanfare – with Mayor Bowser presiding – Georgetown’s new C&O Canal Boat, the “Georgetown Heritage,” launched a new era of local historical and […]

She Started a Green Business that ‘Changes the Way the World Shops’


“I had to choose between going broke or breaking the world,” said Lisa D. Foster, Ph.D., entrepreneur, business coach, and pioneer of the reusable bag industry in the United States. […]

Georgetown’s Go-To Veterinarian Hopes to Stay   


As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on Britain’s throne, Dr. Lee Morgan marks his own 20th anniversary at the helm of Georgetown Veterinary Hospital at 2916 M St. NW. Georgetowners […]

Pride Month Celebrations Come to Washington, D.C.

June 13, 2022

This June, Washington, D.C. has been painted and splashed in rainbow colors in commemoration of Pride Month, a time devoted to educating the city on issues related to equity in […]