2022 – 2023: What’s Out and What’s In

December 29, 2022

As we look toward the new year with high hopes and a modicum of trepidation, it is perhaps altogether fitting and proper to look back on this past year and […]

Blues Alley Reopens After Fire

November 3, 2022

Georgetown’s legendary jazz club Blues Alley reopened Nov. 1, one week after a roof fire stopped the music and shut down the building. Damage to the 18th-century structure at the […]

Fire Damages Blues Alley Building 

October 26, 2022

This article was updated Oct. 27. A fire broke out on the second floor of the Blues Alley music club around sunset Oct. 25. D.C. Fire & EMS quickly responded […]

Mapping Georgetown: He Had a Giving Heart and We Loved Him

October 17, 2022

Those of us who’d stroll by 31st and M Streets and didn’t notice anything or anyone in particular, missed out.  Sometimes, the best things in life are all around us… […]

Fall Arts Preview: Performing Arts

September 14, 2022

OPERA   The D.C. United stadium will become a square in Seville when Washington National Opera brings “Carmen” to Audi Field for this fall’s free Opera on the Field (Sept. 25). […]

Business Ins & Outs: Blues Alley Operator Buys Blues Alley Building

August 8, 2022

Blues Alley Operator Buys Blues Alley Building Looks like the famed music venue, Blues Alley, will stay in Georgetown. Blues Alley operator, Harry Schnipper, has purchased the Blues Alley building […]

Mapping Georgetown: ‘There’s Phenomenal Jazz in That Alley’

September 20, 2021

With Blues Alley in Mind… To the delight of Georgetowners and musical afficionados the world over, Blues Alley has reopened in its signature alleyway at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. So, […]

Georgetown’s Renowned Blues Alley Reopens Sept. 16

September 16, 2021

At the height of the pandemic in February 2021, it looked like D.C.’s most famous jazz supper club — Georgetown’s Blues Alley — might be shuttering for good. But now, […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

Sign up for the National Sporting Library & Museum’s online program on brook trout next Thursday and you may win a sample of dry flies.

Georgetown’s Blues Alley: Another Pandemic Casualty?

February 18, 2021

If owner Harry Schnipper is unable to renegotiate the club’s lease with Snyder Properties in the coming months, the world-famous club might close for good.