Why We Celebrate the Fourth of July

July 1, 2021

The Fourth of July serves as the quintessential day to celebrate the nation’s birthday. It was on this day in 1776 — after over a year of fighting the British […]

The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 2

December 28, 2020

In the hope of keeping the challenges of 2020, the year now ending, in perspective, here is the second of three looks into Georgetown’s past.

D.C. Renaming Proposals Scrutinized

September 3, 2020

In its analysis, the DCFACES Working Group “reviewed the namesake legacy of 153 assets, including schools, residential housing, streets, neighborhoods, parks, recreation centers, libraries and monuments.”

Sweethearts & Patriots: Stronger Each Year for Wounded Warriors

February 25, 2020

Sweethearts and Patriots, the annual fundraiser for wounded warriors, returned for the second year to the French Embassy on Feb. 8. A favorite among twenty and thirty somethings, the event […]

‘The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties’

February 12, 2020

SOLID WRITING AND RESEARCH ASIDE, THIS JEREMIAD ABOUT OUR CHANGING NATIONAL LANDSCAPE REVEALS THE AUTHOR’S BITTERNESS In the 18th century, the Age of Enlightenment illuminated the world of ideas throughout […]

Profs & Pints: Founding Fathers in the “Friend Zone”

April 18, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Founding Fathers in the ‘Friend Zone,’” with Cassandra Good, assistant professor of history at Marymount University and author of Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women […]

Historic D.C.

July 12, 2017

Thomas Jefferson once said, “Good wine is a necessity of life for me.” His appreciation of wine began when he was a student at the College of William and Mary […]