ANC 2E to See Turnover With Veterans’ Departures

By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterGeorgetown’s advisory neighborhood commission will see a shakeup next year, as half of ANC 2E’s eight … [read more]

Spirits Watch!

Had it been the 1930s, American Prohibition Agent Eliot Ness would have been in his element rounding up guests attending the press night at the … [read more]

Verroneau Live at Blues Alley Sept. 12

International acoustic quartet Verroneau will be performing at Blues Alley on September 12, 2016 A delicious blend of bossa nova,  jazz, … [read more]

Georgetown Community Day Sept. 17

Georgetown University is hosting their 4th annual Georgetown Community Day on September 17th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Healy Lawn at 37th and ) … [read more]

Georgetown Ministry Center Introduces Giving Club

Georgetown Ministry Center is doing more than it ever has for the people they serve. To meet rising costs, they are introducing a new way for you to … [read more]

Katherine's Spicy Fresh Watermelon Salsa

Salsa is traditionally made with tomatoes, onions, hot pepper, cilantro, lime juice and salt. But I like to add seasonal fruits and vegetables to keep … [read more]

Georgetown Current

by The Georgetown Current

GU Campus Plan Tweaks Win Praise in Community

By Mark LiebermanCurrent Staff WriterGeorgetown University released an updated version of its 2017 campus plan draft last week, retaining the essential features of the previous version and … [read more]

Community Palette

by Peter Rosenstein

Streisand at the Verizon Center: A Night to Remember

Last Thursday night was a memorable one for old codgers like me. It was a chance to see La Streisand and confirm for oneself she is still as great as she always was. The voice may be a … [read more]

What's Hot

by Pepper Pot

Georgetown Ministry Center Introduces Giving Club

Georgetown Ministry Center is doing more than it ever has for the people they serve. To meet rising costs, they are introducing a new way for you to provide consistent support. By joining a Georgetown … [read more]

A La Carte

by Judith Beermann

The Gifts of My Father

In the end, it's all about breathing, isn't it. A not terribly unexpected middle of the night call on the 30th of June from a nurse at Brighton Gardens let me know my 94-year old … [read more]

Rothman At-Large

by David H. Rothman

President Trump's Enemies List

Richard Nixon’s enemies list was a black-tie affair. What a party! The twenty original names included such luminaries as film star Paul Newman, Congress member Ron Dellums, and … [read more]

Visual Currency

by Oliver Devine

Is DC Becoming a Tennis Town?

Washington is turning into a tennis town.  On the heels of an exciting and sweltering Citi Open, the Washington Kastles celebrate Military Appreciation Night on Wednesday August 3rd.  The … [read more]

Hollywood on the Potomac

by Janet Donovan

Spirits Watch!

Had it been the 1930s, American Prohibition Agent Eliot Ness would have been in his element rounding up guests attending the press night at the District Distilling Co. on 14th and U Streets where … [read more]

Katherine's Spicy Fresh Watermelon Salsa

Salsa is traditionally made with tomatoes, onions, hot pepper, cilantro, lime juice and salt. But I like to add seasonal fruits and vegetables to keep it interesting. In the spring, I add … [read more]

In The Know

by The Scoop

Fairmont Launches Presidential Cocktail Poll

Fairmont Washington, D.C. Georgetown has launched an unofficial “Presidential Cocktail Poll.”  The hotel’s Lobby Bar is offering a choice of two cocktails, The Democrat and … [read more]

Stir It Up

by Mixing Bowl

Rosewood Named Best Hotel in DC

Travel + Leisure in its annual World’s Best Awards list, named Rosewood Washington, D.C. as number one in the category “Top Hotels in Washington, D.C.” for 2016.  The annual … [read more]

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