Weekend Roundup, March 17 – 20

March 17, 2022

This weekend’s weather looks spectacular. Why not get out and enjoy? There’s lots to do, including extended St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, a “Friends” experience opening, Taste of Iceland and more. […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Brown Butter Blondies


Push aside all other blondie recipes, these Brown Butter Blondies are a game changer. Chewy, gooey, toasty, caramely, brown buttery, butterscotchy, just enough salt — such layered, balanced flavors. The […]

Mapping Georgetown: ‘DC Sketcher’ Inspires Our St. Patrick’s Day Tribute

March 14, 2022

When Mapping Georgetown received a wonderful sketch of Martin’s Tavern from DC Sketcher (aka Avela Semana), we knew we needed to save it as a tribute to one of our […]

Profs & Pints DC: America’s Revolution and the Irish

March 13, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “America’s Revolution and the Irish,” with Richard Bell, a professor of history at the University of Maryland at College Park who has won awards for […]

O.B. Hardison Poetry Series: Fly Between Worlds Reading

March 15, 2021

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Monday, March 15 at 6:30 pm ET, Folger’s O.B. Hardison Poetry Series, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland, welcomes Irish poet and writer Doireann Ní […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021

A wine class tonight, a mansion tour tomorrow, family activities on Saturday morning — all virtual. On St. Patrick’s Day in Gaithersburg, you can pick up a “spirit kit.”

Cook on a Whim: Sugar Cookie Bars with Matcha Almond Buttercream

March 12, 2020

Cook on a Whim writer Anita Parris Soule loves cooking with matcha powder, which lends a beautiful, soft green color to baked goods, ice cream recipes, puddings, glazes and frostings.  

Green’s the Thing at Alexandria St. Patrick’s Parade (photos)

March 4, 2019

The Ballyshaners, a nonprofit organization that promotes Irish heritage in Alexandria, organizes and hosts the annual event, one of the earliest St. Patrick’s parades in the nation.

Cocktail of the Month: The Laughing Leprechaun

March 7, 2018

May your Irish eyes be smiling, your leprechauns be laughing and you find a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow! While St. Patrick’s Day is one of […]