City-Wide Vaccination Entry Requirements Begin Saturday, Jan. 15

January 13, 2022

Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered that starting this Saturday, Jan. 15 at 6 a.m. patrons of public businesses will be required to verify vaccination against Covid-19 prior to entry, as […]

January 6, One Year On: The World Is Watching 

January 6, 2022

On this day, one year past, the sovereign people of the world’s oldest constitutional republic pause to reflect on the horrific events of January 6, 2021, the single most traumatic […]

Omicron Surge Shutters 5 Smithsonian Museums

December 30, 2021

As the Omicron variant has spread alarmingly throughout the District, the Smithsonian Institution – suffering a shortage of support staff to serve the public  –  has announced temporary closures of […]

‘Rich Soil’: A Must-See at Hillwood Gardens


Looking for a splendid and thought-provoking outdoor sculpture walk in the nation’s capital during these cabin fever times? Through Jan. 9, the Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens’ “Rich Soil” exhibit […]

Hark! What Craziness Crosses Our Transom? 

December 27, 2021

A rich assortment of unsolicited potential content comes across a newspaper’s transom each day — much of it well-intentioned, but silly.   Of course, the news business couldn’t survive a day […]

Why Is D.C. Losing So Many Residents?


Why the sudden drop in the District’s population?  Just last year on Tax Day, April 15, 2020, Washington, D.C. was reported to be growing for the 14th straight year. According […]

Council Member Pinto Outlines 2022 Top Priorities  

December 13, 2021

At City Center DC’s annual holiday Christmas tree lighting celebration this past Saturday, Nov. 27, Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto spoke warmly about the deeper meanings of Christmas this year to a TV […]

Wrapped Hirshhorn Draws Rapt Attention

December 2, 2021

With the frenzied holiday shopping season upon us, many Washingtonians long to escape for a rejuvenating respite of gallery and museum hopping along the National Mall. During the pandemic, however, […]

To Keep Georgetown Distinctive, Support Small Business Saturday  

November 10, 2021

With so many highly commercialized holiday shopping days popping up in recent years — from Black Friday to Cyber Monday to Super Saturday — it’s easy to become a grinch.   […]

Community Calendar: Nov. 10 to Dec. 8


Dumbarton United Methodist Church: Stained Glass History Tours, Nov. 14, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m, at 3133 Dumbarton St. NW.  Georgetown Celebrates the Arts — through Nov. 17. On Book Hill (Wisconsin Ave […]