Closing Weekend for DC Jazz Festival

June 14, 2018

One of the highlights of this year’s festival: drummer Terri Lyne Carrington will celebrate the life of pianist Geri Allen on Thursday, June 14, at Sixth & I.

Warrior-Scholar Project Provides Education for Veterans

June 12, 2018

America is always looking for ways to help its military veterans — and education can provide one of the best. The Warrior-Scholar Project, headquartered in Washington, D.C., gives active veterans […]

WAMU Reboots DCist

June 11, 2018

A relaunch party for the hyperlocal news site will take place this Thursday, June 14, at Blind Whino, featuring DJ Beauty and the Beatz, drinks, food trucks, games and custom screenprinted posters from Soul & Ink.

A New Phase: 1310 Kitchen & Bar

June 6, 2018

The writing at 1310 Kitchen & Bar on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown is on the wall and on the windows. On the windows are writings in white that are quotes […]

Branca Shares Memories at Tudor Place

May 31, 2018

Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.

Georgetown Lutheran Shows Art by Prisoners

May 21, 2018

An exhibition of work created in the Lorton Art Program, founded in 1975 by Mia Choumenkovitch, will be on view through June 7 at Georgetown Lutheran Church, 1556 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Summer Camps: Looking Beyond the Spin

May 16, 2018

When I was in second grade, my elementary school arranged for students in my grade to go to Summit Lake Camp, located near Emmitsburg, Maryland. To be honest, I don’t […]

Making the Most of Kids’ Summer Vacations

May 2, 2018

When I was growing up, my summer vacations didn’t exactly have much activity. One summer, when I was 11 years old, I took a sewing class, where I discovered that […]

Halcyon Fast Forward: The Future of Retail


Starting a business is a big decision and involves risk. With stores opening and closing at a fast clip, the inner workings of a retail business are often shrouded in […]

Kiersten Todt: The Spark for Public Service

April 18, 2018

Looking back, Kiersten E. Todt said that, while in high school, her plans for college changed dramatically. She had planned to major in chemistry and German, but found herself drawn […]

Kiersten Todt: The Spark for Public Service