Memorial Day Weekend Roundup, May 26 – May 30

May 26, 2022

This Monday, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in which we dedicate ourselves to honoring U.S. military personnel who died in service to our country. Many meaningful activities are available […]

Mary Howard Davidson Swift (1926-2022)

May 23, 2022

What a grand life she lived — Mary Howard Davidson Swift, arts scene maven, champion horsewoman, photographer, curator, journalist and mother — died April 24 at the age of 95, […]

Hoya Saxa! Georgetown University Holds Commencement This Weekend

May 19, 2022

Hoya Saxa! Georgetown University will be holding commencement ceremonies this weekend. Speakers will include Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel emeritus of the NAACP Legal Defense […]

Georgetown Lombardi to Establish Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Prevention


Earlier this month, the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation announced that it will be giving $25 million in new grant funding to establish or expand upon five Ralph Lauren cancer centers. […]

Weekend Round Up, May 19 – 22


Happy weekend! So many great things to do the next few days. Many are outside and record temperatures are expected, so make sure to drink lots of water, dress in […]

Women Leaders: Kaywin Feldman, Director, National Gallery of Art

May 16, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Monday May […]

Summer Arts Preview: Anticipation for Fun in the Sun and Under the Stars  


Summer 2022 is nearly upon us, after two uncertain pandemic years. We’re back to — dare we say it? — some sense of normalcy this year. So, bring out the […]

Downtowner News Briefs, May 11


Fox Breaks into National Zoo, Kills 25 Flamingos, One Duck  The National Zoo reported that a wild fox broke through a metal mesh enclosure overnight earlier this month, and proceeded […]

Meet You at the Farmers Market!


It’s officially farmers market season! Here are just a few of the many offerings around the city. Enjoy!   Volta Park Market   Voltapark.org    Now through June 24, Fridays 3-6 p.m.   Located […]

Women Leaders: Rhea Combs, Curatorial Affairs Director, Nat’l Portrait Gallery

May 12, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Thursday May […]