American Masterpiece ‘Hamilton’ Alights at the Kennedy Center

August 18, 2022

For years, when we had special visitors at our New Jersey home, we’d drive toward the Lincoln Tunnel to go to Manhattan, but not before diverting to Weehawken as a […]

Re Dobbs vs. Jackson, Beware the Originalists   

July 13, 2022

With all their emphasis on the importance of the founders’ intentions in creating the U.S. Constitution as the foundation of federal law, the Constitutional “Originalists” and their enthusiastic cheerleaders might […]

Fourth of July Weekend Round Up, June 30 – July 4

June 30, 2022

Who else is as excited for this three-day Fourth of July weekend as we are? If you’re in town, you’re in luck. There are so many things to do! From […]

Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives

March 31, 2022

Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]

Tudor Place, Historic Gem, Fully Reopens March 4

March 3, 2022

Strolling up 31st Street towards Dumbarton Oaks, you may pass by another historic Georgetown gem without realizing it. Between Q and R Streets, glance over toward 32nd Street and you’ll see […]

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 […]