D.C. Renaming Proposals Scrutinized

September 3, 2020

In its analysis, the DCFACES Working Group “reviewed the namesake legacy of 153 assets, including schools, residential housing, streets, neighborhoods, parks, recreation centers, libraries and monuments.”

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 […]

Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday in Alexandria (photos)

February 18, 2020

Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Town Crier Ben Fiore-Walker were joined on the parade’s reviewing stand by George and Martha Washington themselves.

This Sunday: Spy Museum’s Grand Opening in L’Enfant Plaza

May 9, 2019

For the official May 12 opening, the museum will host a family festival with musicians from the NSO’s Youth Fellowship Program, makeup artists, food trucks and a magician.

Profs & Pints: Founding Fathers in the “Friend Zone”

April 18, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Founding Fathers in the ‘Friend Zone,’” with Cassandra Good, assistant professor of history at Marymount University and author of Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women […]

Profs & Pints: George Washington, Inventor of the Presidency

February 18, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “George Washington, Inventor of the Presidency,” with Denver Brunsman, associate professor of history at George Washington University and lecturer at Mount Vernon. Come to the Bier […]

Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018

Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father’s Day Weekend idea (and others) for you …