Halloween Decorations Are Popping Up (photos)

October 5, 2020

The empress of Georgetown Halloween house decorations, Nancy Taylor Bubes, has moved her growing, astounding, scary collection to Washington Harbour at the Georgetown waterfront.

Georgetowners of the Year: 2019 

December 30, 2019

This year’s group: a woman who is much more than a top real estate agent; a publicist all the utilities know well; and a church marking 225 years as a source of societal strength and spiritual nourishment.

Weekend Round Up October 31, 2019

October 31, 2019

Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.

Trick or Treat for Rose Park Friends

September 26, 2019

Every October, Nancy Taylor Bubes pulls out “every tacky Halloween decoration” for her annual fundraising event for Friends of Rose Park.

Halloween Fun in Georgetown

November 1, 2018

From 9 p.m. until midnight, M Street was gridlocked with pedestrians dressed as (and cars full of) pirates, ghosts, witches and zombies.

Haunted Forest: Family Tradition for Scary Fun

October 26, 2018

“Politics couldn’t get any scarier and people are looking to escape D.C.,” jokes Matt Markoff, who has been running one of the country’s best reviewed “fright nights” since the early 90s. […]

Fall Frolic

October 13, 2018

Fall Frolic is a festive Halloween-themed family event that is open to the public, and visitors of all ages. Visitors can explore the arts through hands-on crafts, special Halloween activities, […]

Profs & Pints: The Science of Frankenstein

September 17, 2018

Profs and Pints presents: “The Science of Frankenstein,” with Richard C. Sha, professor of literature and philosophy at American University and author of Imagination and Science in Romanticism. In assembling […]

Profs & Pints: When Vampires Arose

Profs and Pints presents: “When Vampires Arose,” with Bruce McClelland, former instructor at the University of Virginia and author of Slayers and Their Vampires: A Cultural History of Killing the […]

Profs & Pints: Tales from Netherworlds

Profs and Pints presents: “Tales from Netherworlds,” with folklorist Philippa Rappoport of George Washington University. The traditional Celtic celebration of Samhain—now known as Halloween—marked the opening of a door between […]