Cynthia Pepper Reed, Noted Interior Designer and Georgetown Shop Owner (1948-2021)

May 20, 2021

Cynthia Pepper Reed died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on May 13, after a valiant fight against cancer. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 7, 1948 to Virginia “Jennie” […]

Town Topics Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

By Peggy Sands and Robert Devaney Deputy Mayor for Education Resigns, Chancellor Follows Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles resigned Feb. 16. Four days later, at close of business on Tuesday, […]

The Passing of 4 Musical Luminaries

November 24, 2017

Think: Mel Tellis, David Cassidy, Della Reese, Jon Hendricks and listen to what sounds or lyrics, what lament or blues riffs emerge in your head, like road stops for a musical pony express.  

No Rumor: Liz Smith Dies at 94

November 16, 2017

Smith, who died Nov. 12, was known for many things and by many names, notably the “Grande Dame of Dish.” The title “New Yorker” would have pleased her (a Fort Worth, Texan) too.

Hugh Hefner, Who Outlived Style He Created, Dies at 91

September 28, 2017

The founder of the Playboy empire had the resources to live his youth over and over again, Dorian Gray with a pipe.

Isaac Fulwood, Chief During Dramatic Years, Has Died

September 5, 2017

Fulwood’s tenure coincided with the era when Washington was one of the most violent cities in the nation. One of the victims was Fulwood’s 43-year-old brother.