Crime Report: ‘Moechella’ Shootings Mar Weekend Celebrations

June 21, 2022

Promoting a celebratory weekend in the city, Mayor Bowser tweeted excitedly on Friday, June 17: “DC is Open.” And, “There’s Something in the Water,” she added, referring to the start […]

Weekend Round Up, June 16–20

June 16, 2022

Happy Father’s Day and Juneteenth weekend! There are lots of things to do, including a performance by The American Pops Orchestra tonight, the singer Pharrell bringing all his friends to […]

The Juneteenth Federal Holiday: A Backgrounder


This Monday, June 20, is a U.S. national holiday commemorating “Juneteenth,” which falls this year on a Sunday, June 19. Many Americans are unsure, however, about the origins and significance […]

Weekend Round Up: June 17 – 20

June 17, 2021

There are lots of options for things to do this weekend. The Kennedy Center is celebrating World Refugee Day, Shop Made in DC is moving to Georgetown and Georgetown GLOW […]

On Juneteenth

June 2, 2021

In On Juneteenth, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed tells the sweeping story of Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history and provides a historian’s view of the country’s long road to […]

Juneteenth’s Time Has Come

June 18, 2020

In D.C., Friday, June 19, will be a day of renewed and expanded demonstrations, calling not only for justice for George Floyd and other African Americans murdered by police but for meaningful steps toward Black equality.