Ward 2 Council Member Pinto Supports DCRA Split 

November 7, 2022

When does it make sense to split a major city agency in two? In the case of the dissolution of the District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) into […]

Blues Alley Reopens After Fire

November 3, 2022

Georgetown’s legendary jazz club Blues Alley reopened Nov. 1, one week after a roof fire stopped the music and shut down the building. Damage to the 18th-century structure at the […]

Montrose Park to Celebrate Sphere’s Return


Two years ago, it was a case of whodunit at Montrose Park, a verdant 16-acre meadowland of shade trees and gardens situated on the heights of upper Georgetown. While not quite […]

Exclusive Interview: Meet Republican Council Candidate Guiseppe Niosi

October 31, 2022

D.C.’s general election will be held Nov. 8. In Ward 2, along with incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser (endorsed by The Georgetowner), who is considered a shoe-in over her three rivals, […]

Not Just Kids Only: Halloween Costumes, Magic, Roller Skating at Jelleff


There were close to 100 children, their parents and a number of pet dogs, variously dressed as skeletons, super heroes, pumpkins, princesses and bats (one of the dogs) on Saturday, […]

Business Ins & Outs: Apple, Berliner, Diptyque


Out (Temporarily): Apple Store Reboot The Apple Store at 1229 Wisconsin Ave. NW has temporarily closed for renovations. In October 2021, Apple submitted plans to construct a basement addition to […]

Tech Tip: Stay Ahead with ‘No Code’ Tools


The demand for new software often outstrips the stock of available coders, a trend that has led to many businesses looking to adopt what are called “no code” tools to […]

Mapping Georgetown: On Saints, Souls and Cemeteries


We celebrate Halloween in Georgetown on this Eve of All Saints and All Souls Day. Many Georgetowners also celebrate or are familiar with Día de los Muertos (Day of the […]

Opinion: Caring for Our Private Spaces


We take care of our public green spaces. Why don’t we care about the private ones? The public green spaces in Georgetown are supported by a patchwork of government and […]

Embodying Black Elegance: Vanilla Beane (1919-2022)

October 27, 2022

Vanilla Beane, known as “D.C.’s Hat Lady,” died October 23 at a Washington, D.C., hospital at the age of 103. While her name alone preceded her, Beane’s life was as […]