Wawa Shooting Rattles Georgetown

August 31, 2022

An apparently homeless and mentally disturbed man fired shots in and outside the Wawa convenience store at 1222 Wisconsin Ave. NW around 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 30. Metropolitan Police Officers […]

Jewelry Theft Case Settled: Victim Was Georgetown Socialite Jacqueline Quillen

August 29, 2022

Well it’s finally over. The accusations, investigations, lawsuits of substantial theft of beloved Georgetown wine connoisseur and socialite Jacquelin Quillen’s jewels, art work and valuable furniture by her live-in romantic […]

Crime & Safety: Shooting on School’s First Day, Commanders’ Player Shot


A Shooting on the First Day of School It was the first day of school for the pre-Ks, kindergarteners and elementary school students of Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School. […]

Exclusive Interview on the Migrant Crisis: Woman Walks From Ecuador to Texas


Recently, I asked the president of a large Democratic women’s organization in Washington, D.C., if they had been helping any of the more than 6,000 migrants who had been bussed […]

Star Chef Gilles Epié to Open L’Avant-Garde on M St.

August 26, 2022

This article was updated on Aug. 30. Georgetown will soon welcome its rock star chef. French chef Gilles Epié plans to open a restaurant on M Street in late September […]

Next Cultural Breakfast Speaker: Transformer’s Victoria Reis  

August 25, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 22, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series will welcome Victoria Reis, executive and artistic director of visual-arts nonprofit Transformer, to talk about […]

Business Ins & Outs: Clubhouse, Hobo, Wolford, Alo Yoga, Georgetown Wine

August 22, 2022

In: Clubhouse, Instead of Church No kids allowed. Church, the former beer hall at 1070 Wisconsin Ave. NW, has transitioned to a 23-and-up bar during the evening and, in a […]

Local Universities Prep for Potential Monkeypox Outbreaks


As thousands of college students from all over the world move into Washington, D.C., college dorms and apartments this week, many are becoming aware of a new health threat: monkeypox. […]

Georgetown BID Employee Murdered


On Aug. 11, MPD Second District Commander Duncan Bedlion appeared on the scene to answer reporters’ questions about an apparent drive-by double-shooting from a “silver car” in the Dupont Circle […]

M St. Murder Suspect Nabbed by U.S. Marshals in Jamaica

August 18, 2022

Murder on M Street On a busy rush-hour evening in Georgetown, a 27-year old aspiring chef who had worked in area restaurants and briefly at 1789 Restaurant – Tarek Boothe […]