D.C. Celebrates Emancipation Day with Parade (photos)

April 17, 2022

April 16, 1862 marked the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. On that date, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act effectively granting freedom to 3,100 enslaved […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

November 8, 2017

The Obamas: They’re Just Like Us Having settled into civilian life, the Obamas are leading lives as ordinary as ex-White House residents are able to lead. Former President Barack Obama […]

Hello and Goodbye: The Restaurant Bubble

January 30, 2017

Change often means having to say goodbye. This is also true for restaurants. Last year, D.C. saw the closing of roughly 136 restaurants. And less than a month into 2017, […]