State of Retail in Georgetown

November 11, 2020

 Click the interactive map above. We count 74 boarded, closed or vacant shops in Georgetown. Now is the time for us to start getting creative to fix this situation. M Street Aldo Shoes | 3237 M St. | Closed Alanya Salon | 3285 M St. | Closed America Eats | 3159 M St. | […]

‘The Moment of Tenderness’

June 17, 2020

THIS COLLECTION OF MADELEINE L’ENGLE’S EARLY STORIES SEEMS HEARTFELT, IF ILL-CONSIDERED Review by Kitty Kelley Madeleine L’Engle (1918-2007) was a storyteller known for her childhood fables, religious tracts and fanciful science fiction. Although she wrote 50 books, her masterpiece was “A Wrinkle in Time,” which won the Newbery Medal in 1963. Still in print, the […]

Future Fem

April 16, 2020

On the heels of Women’s History Month and at the dawn of the resurrection, the FUTURE FEM fashion editorial sends healing energy to help us rise above the winds of uncertainty and the horrible tragedy marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. The delicate style and colors of spring express a longing to whisper to those on […]

Downtowner DC April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020

STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS IN EFFECT The new stay-at-home orders in D.C., Maryland and Virginia give police more ability to enforce social-distancing rules. Disobeying these rules could result in fines or jail time. Businesses deemed “essential” — grocery stores, liquor stores, auto repair shops, etc. — will remain open. School districts are continuing to teach students through […]

‘She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement’

January 30, 2020

UNTANGLING HARVEY WEINSTEIN’S WEB OF DECEIT Reviewed by Kitty Kelley “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement,” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, landed with its red title blazing like lipstick smeared on the cracked mirror of a truck stop. Yet, as much as I respect the two Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

December 2019 Real Estate Sales

January 17, 2020

Sales data provided by Washington Fine Properties. Scroll left to right to see all the data. ADDRESS NEIGHBORHOOD BEDS FULL BATH HALF BATH LIST PRICE CLOSE PRICE 1224 30th St NW Georgetown 10 6 1 $8,950,000 $8,750,000 1671 31st St NW Georgetown 6 5 1 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 3319 Prospect St NW Georgetown 5 4 1 […]

‘Life of David Hockney: A Novel’

September 11, 2019

THIS MELODRAMATIC, FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY DREW PRAISE FROM ITS REAL-LIFE SUBJECT People who know art will recognize the name of David Hockney, and those who like the artist will enjoy this romp of a book, which purports to be “a novel and a biography,” a hybrid of sorts that cross-fertilizes fact with fiction. Brief and breezy […]

Agora Comes to Tysons

August 7, 2019

Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kiliç and D.C.’s best and brightest came together to celebrate the grand opening of Agora Tysons on July 25. Located in the luxe Nouvelle residences of the bustling Northern Virginia neighborhood of Tysons Corner, the new 4,000-square-foot eatery is the second location of the original Dupont Circle mainstay from husband-and-wife duo Ismail […]

A Fashionable Portrait Circle Spring Soirée

April 18, 2019

On Monday, April 8, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrated its Portrait Circle Spring Soirée with a conversation on art, portraiture and fashion featuring Christy Turlington Burns and Tonne Goodman. At the end of the evening the National Portrait Gallery’s Director Kim Sajet presented silver envelopes as Gala Chairs Kristen Cecchi, Randi Charno Levine and […]