Many of Georgetown’s Victorian-era commercial buildings on the Square included shops and offices on the first floor and apartments on the second floor. While a few second-floor residences remain, a new generation of downtown residences is emerging. The Breakfast Bites panel Living Uptown in Downtown on September 16 will profile
Where’s the best place to take kids in Georgetown? Where is the best lunch spot? The best dessert? The best wedding venue? During the month of September, vote in the online poll for the Best of Georgetown, TX with 42 categories for local businesses, attractions, services, and activities in Georgetown.
Come find out about upcoming City projects and event updates at the next quarterly Downtown Lowdown meeting on Wednesday, July 15. The informal meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. at Roots Bistro, 118 W. Eighth Street. Coffee and light breakfast snacks will be provided. There will be updates from City staff
The 32nd annual Sertoma Club July 4th celebration and fireworks display will be held at San Gabriel Park on Saturday, July 4. The event is sponsored by the Georgetown Sertoma Club service organization with assistance from the City of Georgetown. Hometown Parade in the Park A July 4th Hometown Parade
Creation of a new Forest Street Historic District and expansion of the existing Williamson County Courthouse Historic District are two recommendations of a report on the National Register Historic Districts in Georgetown. Highlights of the report will be presented in a public meeting on Monday, June 15, at 5:30 p.m.
The Georgetown Main Street Program was recently recognized with national accreditation by the National Main Street Center. The Georgetown Main Street Program is accredited by meeting performance benchmarks in planning, partnerships, staffing, volunteer effort, preservation ethic, training, and program assessment through reporting. Georgetown Main Street Program activities in 2014 include
Updated, May 15: The Marking History walking tour and the Historic Marker Rehabilitation Workshop that were scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed due to the forecast for rain. The City and The Williamson Museum will publicize the new date when the events are re-scheduled. —- Local history experts in period
Georgetown’s historic downtown area became a state-designated cultural district in 2013. The official listing by the Texas Commission on the Arts recognizes the many arts and cultural offerings in the 40-block downtown overlay area. Georgetown has one of 26 cultural districts in 23 Texas cities. The Breakfast Bites panel on
A City ordinance defining accessibility standards for sidewalks in Georgetown went into effect this month. The new rules aim to ensure ADA-compliant walkways, especially around the Square, in areas where tables, merchandise, and other items are placed on sidewalks. The new rules require a path that is three feet wide
The poppies have splashed the town in red—a sure sign it’s time for the Red Poppy Festival, Georgetown’s energetic celebration of spring. Join us on the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas April 24 – 26 for three days of music, entertainment, and family fun. The Friday night concert with