No Known Inauguration-Related Threats Yet in Georgetown

January 18, 2021

“There will be no camping allowed in Rose Park for protestors or others who come to D.C. to take part in inaugural activities,” Second District Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion of the Metropolitan Police Department affirmed at a virtual meeting with the …

Rose Park Is Buzzing With Activity

January 14, 2021

On Jan. 13, a warm winter afternoon in Georgetown, a lively, laughing masked woman — wearing a black robe covered with numbers and a bright red cap — cajoles a number of under-seven-year-olds sitting in colorfully chalked circles six feet …

Spring Semester at Georgetown University

January 11, 2021

The spring 2021 semester at Georgetown University begins this Wednesday, Jan. 13. As announced by President John DeGioia in November, due to the winter surge of COVID-19 cases in D.C. and elsewhere, all undergraduate courses are being offered virtually. However, …

ANC: Former Latham Hotel Site Is ‘Blighted Property’

January 7, 2021

Warned and ready, Georgetown was spared a repeat of June’s street violence last night, Jan. 6, following out-of-town protesters’ assault on the U.S. Capitol. Today, as after the June incidents, new fences and shielding are going up on the Hill, …

Local Man Charged With Arson in S St. House Fire

December 31, 2020

An S Street NW residence was vandalized and set ablaze during the middle of the day on Monday, Dec. 28. Owners Dale and Melissa Overmyer and their children were not at home. Caught on video, a local man, Samuel Kalinski, …

Georgetown Suites: No More Rooms at the Inn


The Georgetown Suites hotel — which until recently was promoting inaugural packages and special reservation discounts — permanently closed its doors on Nov. 30.

Visitors to the website were greeted with this gnomic and unrevealing message: “It has been our …

Georgetown Costars in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

December 28, 2020

If you spent the holiday weekend watching movies, chances are you checked out “Wonder Woman 1984,” currently available on HBO Max and in theaters — if you can find one that’s open.

The movie prominently features the D.C. area, particularly …

New Life for Holy Rood Cemetery

December 21, 2020

Holy Rood Cemetery, located on a hill above Georgetown, has new life. Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Georgetown University have recently completed the long-awaited restoration of this beautiful, sacred space.

Holy Rood was established in 1832 as Holy Trinity’s parish …

Meetings on BID Proposal to Extend Use of Streateries, Dec. 21

December 17, 2020

“Over the last seven months we have created more streateries than any neighborhood in the city. The response to widening sidewalks for enclosed street cafes in Georgetown has been overwhelmingly positive, and we believe is the key to its recovery …

Plans Progress for Open-Air Market at Georgetown Gateway

December 14, 2020

Plans are progressing for an open-air market at Georgetown’s eastern gateway, on the triangle-shaped property where M Street and Pennsylvania Avenue converge, according to Ian Callender, founder of Suite Nation and Sandlot. The market concept was reported by The Georgetowner …