Resort Travel: What to Expect

May 21, 2020

As my home state of Florida is steadily reopening all of its counties, I fled our locked-down swamp to see what life is like on the other side of Phase One.

Gov. Ron DeSantis has been among the most bullish …

A Tip of the Hat to Proper Topper

May 6, 2020

In its 30th year, Proper Topper is more than a hat shop; it’s become a sorority of strength.

As she plans the store’s anniversary year, Anna Fuhrman, who founded the original in Union station, says she’s most looking forward to …

Volunteers on the Front Line

April 22, 2020

In early March, Amber Seyler, a freelance filmmaker in Eastern Market, answered a call for volunteers on Facebook. Like many Washingtonians, she wanted to help others during the approaching quarantine, but didn’t know how. It’s hard to lend a helping …

Georgetowners Take a Walk on the Warm and Fuzzy Side

March 31, 2020

Teddy bears and cuddly toys are popping up in the windows of Georgetown homes as part of the Great Bear Hunt, a growing effort to bring comfort to children during the pandemic.

Inspired by the children’s book “We’re Going on …

A Guide to Quarantine Glamour

March 28, 2020

We’re approaching week two of self-isolation. And let’s face it: It’s not pretty.

Days in our comfy college sweatshirt, unwashed hair and no makeup are driving us to the brink — and our partners to the hills.

Sound the alarm …

Grace under Quarantine: Christ Church’s Tim Cole Recovering at Hospital

March 21, 2020

Editor’s Note: This article was updated March 24.

Amid illness and uncertainty, the parishioners at Christ Church, Georgetown, have rallied around their leader, the Rev. Timothy Cole, and are clinging to their faith in each other.

“It has been just …

‘Celia and Fidel’ at Arena Stage

March 19, 2020

The title of “Celia and Fidel,” Eduardo Machado’s play at Arena Stage, should be “Fidel and the Revolution.” What I hoped would be a lush love story about a strong and powerful leader clinging to a strong and powerful woman …

WNO’s ‘Don Giovanni’ Doesn’t Shy Away From Irony

March 5, 2020

In the past couple of weeks, Harvey Weinstein has been convicted, Chris Matthews was ousted from his anchor chair and Mike Bloomberg’s campaign went up in smoke, mostly because Elizabeth Warren — and a ravenous media — nailed him to …

A Winter Escape to the Greenbrier

February 26, 2020

A Swedish massage at a glamorous mountaintop resort is only a train ride away. That was the vision that danced through my head as I boarded the Amtrak Cardinal line to The Greenbrier, the famed resort in White Sulphur Springs, …

Sweethearts & Patriots: Stronger Each Year for Wounded Warriors

February 25, 2020

Sweethearts and Patriots, the annual fundraiser for wounded warriors, returned for the second year to the French Embassy on Feb. 8. A favorite among twenty and thirty somethings, the event has blossomed from a small charity evening at the City …