Dumbarton House’s Daly to Lead Stratford Hall

October 26, 2020

Karen L. Daly, executive director of Georgetown’s Dumbarton House for the past 12 years, has been named president of Stratford Hall, a National Historic Landmark in Virginia that was home to four generations of the Lee family, beginning in the …

Hyde-Addison to Partially Reopen, Nov. 9

October 13, 2020

DC Public Schools will reopen Nov. 9 for the second term. That’s the good news that Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Oct. 5. The realistic news is that back-to-school with classmates and a certified teacher will be limited to only …

Open-Air Holiday Market Coming to M St.


Sometimes, in the midst of a downturn, an idea comes up that many people can embrace and look forward to. So it may be with Georgetown developer Anthony Lanier’s latest idea: to turn the vacant property he owns at the …

Virginia Watts Harrison, 1941-2020


Virginia Watts Harrison died on Oct. 1 at her home after suffering from ALS for seven months. Known as “VV,” she was a longtime resident of Georgetown, having moved here in 1964 to work in the office of the newly …

Saving Georgetown’s Ginkgo Trees

October 5, 2020

UPDATED: Oct. 9

A compromise solution about one of the most contentious issues that comes before the Georgetown-Burleith advisory neighborhood commission every year was peacefully agreed upon at the ANC’s virtual meeting on Sept. 29 — just minutes before the …

Election 2020: What D.C. Voters Need to Know


Updated Oct. 5.

It is now 30 days and counting until Election Day and early voting has already begun. And contrary to the wishful thinking put out by the administration, those ballots are secure, your privacy is protected and the …

CAG Annual Meeting: Remote, But ‘Better Together’

September 24, 2020

Normally held in May, the annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, at which new officers are introduced and plans for the new year shared, instead took place virtually on Sept. 22. The presentations had been professionally and beautifully …

Protesters Block Wisconsin Ave. for Hours

September 17, 2020

For over five hours on Wednesday, Sept. 16, starting about 3 p.m., the CVS at 2226 Wisconsin Ave. NW was closed while some 20 young people blocked the street in front of the store. Dozens of customers coming to get

Tennis, Anyone? Soon at Montrose Park

September 10, 2020

They’re done! The two brand-new, green-surfaced, hard-court tennis courts at Montrose Park. At least they look done. But they are not open yet. 

“An initial walk-through meeting with the contractor was held last week and a punch list was developed

Some, Not All, Child Care Facilities Reopening

September 8, 2020

By Allister Chang and Katherine Kempe

Six licensed early learning programs at child care centers in Georgetown have reopened or will reopen soon. The British School of Washington, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW, and Early Steps Bilingual Preschool of Georgetown, 3222 …