The Music Man Behind ‘Ain’t Too Proud’

July 10, 2018

One thing you can say about Harold Wheeler: he plays the piano. That’s a singular thing about a very singular man. But what Wheeler — who at various times is […]

Palisades Parade Celebrates Hometown D.C. (photos)

July 5, 2018

Though the day was 90-something degrees, many went on to enjoy lemonade, watermelon and hot dogs on Sherier Place, where the mayor cut the ribbon to open the new Palisades Recreation Center.

ANC Monday: New Restaurants, K St. Bike Lanes

June 28, 2018

Several restaurant license applications are on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, along with a new sidewalk cafe for the King of Falafel.

Making History on 2 Sides of the World

June 14, 2018

While the events in Singapore seemed staged within an inch of having few vital signs, the events in Washington seemed authentically joyful, probably fueled a little by Budweiser. 

ANC Monday: DDOT, BID Gateway, Coolidge, Halcyon

June 3, 2018

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and Halcyon are requesting zoning exceptions to permit nonprofit use of residential buildings in Georgetown.

ANC Tonight: Gateways, Food Trucks, Bus Stops

April 30, 2018

There is a full agenda for the ANC’s “May” meeting, held on the last day of April, including consideration of a resolution on DCRA’s new food truck regulations.

Folger Celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday with Open House (photos)

April 23, 2018

William Shakespeare is arguably the worlds most famous playwright, and deserves to have his birthday celebrated accordingly. Hundreds came to celebrate the 454th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth at the […]

In Memoriam: Portrait Gallery Displays Barbara Bush Photo (Video)

April 19, 2018

The portrait, which shows the former first lady on the White House grounds with her springer spaniel, Millie, by her side, was installed April 18, the day after her death. It will remain on view in the museum’s In Memoriam space through April 29.

Dressing Up for Awesome Con 2018 (photos)

April 2, 2018

In the six years of its existence, the pop culture festival has expanded from requiring only a small corner of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to occupying virtually the entire space.

Dogs of the Week: Bill Dean’s Shredder and Splinter

March 22, 2018

These well-mannered Goldendoodle cousins are The Georgetowner’s first Dogs of the Week, just in time for National Puppy Day (tomorrow).