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.
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"]
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.
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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