Speakers Table

This Week's #TakeOutTuesday is at Georgetown Butcher and Clyde's

March 15, 2021

Support the FINAL #GeorgetownTOT by ordering from Georgetown Butcher and Clyde's for lunch or dinner.   


Georgetown Butcher just celebrated their one year anniversary in Georgetown at 3210 Grace Street. You can read more about the persistent and hardworking owner Wendell Allsbrook in this WaPo article from last week. Wendell will offer a TOT special for residents - we'll share more soon. Did you know they have free delivery for orders over $50? Call 202.621.9746.


Clyde's has been a neighborhood staple since 1963, so most residents know it pretty well, but here's a bit of trivia: The gold record displayed in the Atrium was earned by Starland Vocal Band for the group’s classic “Afternoon Delight.” The song was inspired by the appetizer menu of the same name at Clyde’s. The hit record reached the top of the pop chart in July 1976. 

(Photo by: clydes.com)

Clyde's has a great special for TOT! Takeout orders for food or beverage of $20 or more will receive a free bottle of Clyde’s label wine: choice of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Chardonnay. Orders must be placed over the phone for pick-up. Special Note: Orders must be placed over the phone (202.333.9180) for pick-up and customers must mention Georgetown Take Out Tuesday.

Click here to share your thoughts.

WikiGap Challenge March 8

February 28, 2021

Join the fourth annual WikiGap Campaign and celebrate International Women's Day by working for concrete change: editing and creating Wikipedia articles, and making women more visible online.


The WikiGap Challenge gives the floor to experts on gender policies and rights, learn how to edit Wikipedia – or for those of you who already know, spend the time with making some concrete action.


The event will take place via Zoom. Everyone who has registered will receive a Zoom link after registration closes. The initial parts will be livestreamed on Wikimedia Sverige social media platforms, but the following editathon will be restricted to pre-registered users.


The event is organized by Wikimedia Sverige, Wikimedia DC, the Swedish Embassy to the United States, the Swedish Consulate in New York, and the Swedish Permanent Mission to the United Nations.



  • Introduction (2pm London time)
  • Training on how to edit (2.30 pm London time)
  • Two hours editing (3.30 pm London time)

Anyone who is an experienced user can join a breakout room for editing instead of the training. Register here.

Click here to share your thoughts.

Black Georgetown Community History Project: Family Archive Feb. 19

February 17, 2021

Explore Georgetown’s Black history and learn how to preserve your own family photographs, documents and more February 19, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Register here for this virtual event.


Curators, collections managers, and other experts from Dumbarton House, Georgetown University and Tudor Place Historic House & Garden will share tips and techniques while they explore the family collection of Neville Waters, a sixth-generation Georgetown resident and the current president of Mt. Zion – Female Union Band Society Historic Memorial Park, Inc.


This free, virtual community program is organized by Dumbarton House, Georgetown Heritage, Mt. Zion – Female Union Band Society Historic Memorial Park, Inc. and Tudor Place Historic House & Garden.


First in a series

You will be sent a link to ZOOM with instructions, meeting ID and password via email one day before the event.

Click here to share your thoughts.