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Council Approves Tax Increases, Cuts to Police

Against the mayor’s urging to hold off, the Council voted to raise an extra $63 million by increasing some business and other taxes, including a three-percent tax on all advertising.  

A COVID-Positive Parent’s Morning

“Mommy? Can I please stop watching the iPad now?” My six-year-old son not so gently shakes my arm as I roll over in bed....

Amid Georgetown Closures, New Stores Arrive

News that America Eats Tavern had closed got picked up as an indicator of COVID-19's lasting impact on the local economy.

D.C. Covid-19 Deaths as of July 10 Stand at 568

From the Office of the Mayor: The District’s reported data for Friday, July 10, 2020, includes 58 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s...

Sidewalk Widening Plans, Concerns in Georgetown

Can Georgetown’s brick sidewalks accommodate socially distanced diners, lines of customers, curbside pickups and drop-offs, sidewalk sales and pedestrians?

Sold: Kevin Plank’s Georgetown Mansion

The 12,000-square-foot mansion at 1405 34th St. NW owned by the billionaire Under Armour founder went for $17.25 million, $7.25 million under last fall's listing price.

Still Looking to the Sky on the Fourth of July (photos)

Email your favorite shot of July 4, 2020, to The Georgetowner at editorial@georgetowner.com and we will add it to this photo gallery.

Tech Tip: Why Do I Need a $900 Firewall, and Have to Pay a...

A firewall looks at all internet traffic attempting to pass through to make sure it’s legitimate, that it’s not a virus and that it was requested from an in-network device; a router does not.

GU Reopening Taking Shape … or Not?

While many universities are telling students not to come back to campus until after the Thanksgiving holiday, Georgetown University President John DeGioia’s letter left the timing open.

The Other Man in That Joe Biden Photo That Went Viral

It was the photo that went viral within hours of being posted on Facebook March 8: former Vice President Joe Biden’s well-known face captured...