Joey Filosa (1956-2021)

September 16, 2021

When we first sought out a standard obituary on  Joey  Filosa, it could not be found. Turns out, the longtime Georgetowner was far more worthy of something beyond your standard newspaper obit. After a battle […]

RIP Brenna

August 22, 2018

Clothier Louis Everard’s beloved cocker spaniel, Brenna, often seen greeting guests and passersby outside his shop at 1802 Wisconsin Ave. NW, passed away after 12 loving years on earth. “I […]

Powell Allen Moore, 1938-2018

Powell Allen Moore, 80, one of the most influential Georgia Republicans in Washington, D.C., and husband of Citizens Association of Georgetown President Pamla Moore, died Aug. 13 in the nation’s […]

In Memoriam: Portrait Gallery Displays Barbara Bush Photo (Video)

April 19, 2018

The portrait, which shows the former first lady on the White House grounds with her springer spaniel, Millie, by her side, was installed April 18, the day after her death. It will remain on view in the museum’s In Memoriam space through April 29.

Jerry Lewis Goes Silent at 91

August 21, 2017

The manic comedian and filmmaker, who became a star paired with laid-back Dean Martin, died Aug. 20 in Las Vegas.

Singers Glen Campbell and Barbara Cook Pass On

August 10, 2017

Both Campbell and Cook had second acts after career and personal setbacks.

Sam Shepard, Cool ‘Disco’ Dan: Unique American Identifiers

July 31, 2017

They were American types, not because of race or color, not as artists in terms of stature or genre, but as American identifiers.

Mandy Ourisman — 1926-2017

July 28, 2017

Two great American literary lions and rivals got together once, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, who chronicled the doings of the aristocratic, wealthy class of the 1920s in “The Great Gatsby” […]

A Loss in the Family: Jim Vance

July 24, 2017

The longest serving broadcaster in the D.C. area succumbed to cancer last Saturday.

Our Loss: 2 Who Will Scare Us No More

July 17, 2017

In movies, and their small-screen counterparts, lines crisscross all the time. After six seasons of warnings, it appears that winter has come to Westeros on “Game of Thrones,” the much anticipated […]