Summer Reading, Part One

August 9, 2018

Georgetowner contributing photographer Patrick G. Ryan offers three recommendations for your end-of-summer reading list: a crime novel set in 1950s Germany, a horror/sci fi collection and the true story of a jungle expedition.

Georgetown ‘Glow’: Reimagining the Season of Light (photos)

December 14, 2017

Presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, the fourth edition of the light show, with more artists than ever before, will be on view through Jan. 7.

Sexy Lettuce Ladies Help Congress Cool Off as Recess Nears

July 18, 2016

High noon on Capitol Hill got a little hotter as PETA’s Lettuce Ladies arrived for their annual visit and gave out tofu dogs and ice non-cream.

Sexy Lettuce Ladies Help Congress Cool Off as Recess Nears

July 14, 2016

High noon on Capitol Hill got a little hotter as PETA’s Lettuce Ladies arrived for their annual visit and gave out tofu dogs and ice non-cream.

House staffer Sarah Nazar (center) greets a pair of PETA's Lettuce Ladies.

New Way of Walking: Athletes, Models Against Domestic Violence

December 8, 2015

Some of Washington, D.C.’s top professional athletes from the Washington Nationals, Redskins and Wizards, as well as D.C. United, came together Nov. 19 for the Becky’s Fund 7th Annual Walk This Way charity fashion show at the Embassy of Italy. The event raised more than $150,000 for Becky’s Fund, a non profit committed to the prevention of intimate partner violence. [gallery ids="102179,132213,132221,132228,132232" nav="thumbs"]

Miss D.C. Gets Send-off Party for Atlantic City

September 22, 2015

In an Aug. 26 party in Chinatown, supporters of Miss D.C., Haely Jardas, wished her well in the Miss America 2016 Competition on Sept. 13 in Atlantic City. Jardas and the other 51 contestants made their debut on the boardwalk in Atlantic City yesterday and later ventured to New York City for interviews.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African and American History

March 8, 2012

On February 22,2012, President Obama speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African and American History & Culture on Wednesday morning. Just like the Air and Space Museum challenges us to set our sights higher, or the Natural History Museum encourages us to look closer, or the Holocaust Museum calls us to fight persecution wherever we find it, this museum should inspire us as well. It should stand as proof that the most important things in life rarely come quickly or easily. It should remind us that although we have yet to reach the mountaintop, we cannot stop climbing.

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