The Georgetowner ‘News Cyclers’ Raising Funds for Cancer Research

September 29, 2022

Cancer Awareness Month begins October 1. According to the National Cancer Institute, roughly 1.9 million people will be diagnosed with cancer and an estimated 609,360 people will die of cancer […]

Georgetown Community Day Delights at GU

September 19, 2022

In the brilliant sunshine of a late-summer Saturday, Georgetown University held its annual fall Georgetown Community Day – a fun and family-friendly festival bringing together students, faculty and staff, local […]

Laura’s Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blondies

September 1, 2022

I love blondies and I love peanut butter. Together, they’re the perfect combination, especially when you add chocolate chips. Blondies are a fun alternative to cookies and/or brownies. They’re an […]

D.C. Fire Dept. Celebrates 150 Years of Service with Historic Parade (photos)

May 16, 2022

The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department celebrated its 150th Anniversary with a historic parade down Constitution Avenue in Washington D.C. on Saturday, May 14. It was […]

DC Jazz Festival Says: ‘Let the Good Times Roll!’

April 21, 2022

“Let the Good Times Roll” this Monday April 25 at Arena Stage’s Mead Center will honor Grammy Award-winner and Oscar nominated trumpeter Terence Blanchard, DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) Chair Emeritus […]

D.C. Approves $309 Million to Replace 75,000 Streetlight Bulbs

February 7, 2022

The D.C. Council last week green-lighted $309 million dollars to be spent over the next two years on light bulbs. Not just any light bulbs, of course, but LED light bulbs, as […]

A Salute to Gen. Colin Powell (1937-2021)

October 18, 2021

We salute a truly great American, Gen. Colin Powell (1937-2021) who died today at age 84, due to Covid-19 complications (though fully vaccinated) and having suffered multiple myeloma, a form […]

Community Calendar, July 19

July 19, 2021

Advisory Neighborhood Commission, ANC2E: Next Virtual Public Meeting via Zoom: Monday, August 30, from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Meeting access info posted on ANC2E’s website: https://www.anc2e.com/ Georgetown BID: Georgetown GLOW: Summer […]

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 […]

With Safety in Mind, Friends of Volta Park Launch Fundraising Auction 

June 14, 2021

An oasis in the heart of Georgetown, Volta Park on 34th Street NW is known for its storied past as well as its natural charms. In his Georgetown days, JFK […]