Profs & Pints DC: The Pagan Roots of Late Winter Holidays

February 19, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Pagan Roots of Late Winter Holidays,” a look at how ancient fertility rituals, Roman myths, and early challenges to Christianity gave us Valentine’s Day […]

Africa, With Love

February 14, 2023

Join the National Museum of African Art for the opening of our Research Gallery space. Drop in on Valentine’s Day for a night out at the museum, with drinks and […]

From the Archives with Love

February 11, 2023

Sending a card is often the simplest way to show someone you care. How long has this tradition existed and how etiquette around St. Valentine’s Day evolved? In this hour […]

Love Letters from Georgetowners 

February 8, 2023

Compiled by Robert Devaney and Kate Oczypok Ah, love. There’s nothing better, right? Before you can disagree with us, check out these “love letters” from area Georgetowners who are long-term […]

D.C. Black History Spotlight: Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954) 

While browsing the Peabody Room of the Georgetown Neighborhood Library in search of a fitting subject for Black History Month, I came upon an intriguing 1906 local news report which […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Valentine’s Day Heart-Melter

February 14, 2022

You hold a special place in my heart and I’ll be forever grateful. ~ Cara Bien She had me at “Dear Georgetown”! This love story will bring you to tears. We’re […]

Haute & Cool: In the Mood for Love   

February 10, 2022

Valentine’s Day is here to celebrate love, sweet love. Traditionally, it is an occasion where couples and admirers’ express affection with gifts intended to unlock the heart. So, if you […]

All You Need Is Love… and a Romantic Meal  

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so it’s time to show your love to those in your orbit. Why not expand your circle of loved ones to your neighborhood restaurants?   It’s […]

Valentine’s Day Dining Guide  

Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year, inspiring many Georgetown restaurants to extend their holiday specials over the prior weekend – good news for celebrants who want to enjoy […]

Homeschool History Days: Love Letter

February 9, 2022

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]