Dare to Try a Ghost Tour of Georgetown? 

October 12, 2022

Do you believe in ghosts? Often asked around Halloween, this simple query tends to elicit responses ranging from contemptuous dismissal to wholehearted embrace, with stories in the mix. Whether or […]

Celebrating Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Centennials

September 14, 2022

What Was It Like 100 Years Ago?  As we commemorate major centennials, why not travel by Time Machine back 100 years?  In 1922 – only four years since the end […]

Julia Child’s Historic Georgetown Home Sells for $3.3 Million  

January 13, 2022

Julia Child’s famed Georgetown residence at 2706 Olive St. NW was snatched up just a few weeks ago after only a month on the market.   The butter yellow Colonial clapboard home […]

Smithsonian Focuses on the Future with New Exhibit (photos)

November 21, 2021

The Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building came back to life on Saturday Nov. 20 with “Futures,” an exhibition scheduled to run until July 6, 2022. It will be part of […]

Old Stone House Reopens, Garden Renewed

September 20, 2021

There was historic activity at Georgetown’s Old Stone House at 3051 M St. NW — the oldest house, dating from about 1762, on its original foundation in Washington, D.C. and […]

Renovations Underway at Julia Child’s Georgetown Home  

July 15, 2021

  He was looking for a run-down Georgetown property to renovate for a while.   Then one day, Rory Veveers-Carter, a co-founder of the human resources company Jaba Talks, happened to notice an ad in […]

Our Next Issue: July 14

July 8, 2021

Georgetown’s history is rich and varied, and what better way to see our way forward than by taking a look back? With the July 14 issue, we’ll be launching a […]

C&O Canal Boat Expected to Arrive July 8

June 3, 2021

The reopening of Georgetown and the city continues apace, and things are speeding up. Already to the delight of passers-by at the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Georgetown’s crown jewel, yes, […]

Graham Mansion Dispute Nearing End?

May 12, 2021

The drawn-out dispute between neighbors over renovations to one of Georgetown’s most treasured historic mansions, formerly owned by the late Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, surfaced again at […]

Diamonds Are Forever


A labor-of-love reno restored the luster of this 1931 gem The Manor House has always been a standout. Although not much is known about architect M.C. Nichols — not even his first name […]