Making History on 2 Sides of the World

June 14, 2018

While the events in Singapore seemed staged within an inch of having few vital signs, the events in Washington seemed authentically joyful, probably fueled a little by Budweiser. 

Downtowner DC April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018

Petalpalooza Premieres at the Wharf Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Petalpalooza made its debut April 1 as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The celebration at […]

DCTAG Makes a Big Difference

February 21, 2018

The president recently unveiled his federal budget priorities for 2019 and one item was the gutting of the popular DC Tuition Assistance Grant program (DCTAG). This $40-million program is essential […]

Town Topics Feb. 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, […]

Palm Beach: Younger, More Diverse and Trumped Up

February 7, 2018

Palm Beach has been the winter escape for Georgetowners for generations, and the fact that it’s the home of the “Winter White House” isn’t keeping us at bay, even if […]

Women March on Trump’s First-Year Anniversary

January 24, 2018

Thousands of activists brandishing signs and sporting signature pink “pussycats” gathered on the National Mall and marched to the White House on Saturday, Jan. 20. Participating in the 2018 Women’s […]

The Muffled Roar of Change

January 10, 2018

When we look back and look forward, change is always in the middle, the motor of any discussion. In looking back at 2017, you can hear singular themes being struck. […]

The Honors, Minus the Trumps

December 6, 2017

Washington is a town of traditions. Every year, certain things happen like clockwork. It’s a seasonal mix of weather, politics, sports, celebrations and events. One notable event is the Kennedy […]

The Emmys: Where Was Trump?

September 18, 2017

The heavy dose of Trump talk at the Emmys reinforces certain facts of daily cultural life in America during the age of Trump. You can’t get away from him even when’s gotten away from you.

Trump Rescinds DACA: Dealing With the DREAMers

September 7, 2017

Now Congress has six months to decide what to do about the DACA program and the dilemma of millions of immigrants living and working illegally in this country.