37th Gourmet Gala: For Moms’ and Babies’ Health

May 15, 2019

The March of Dimes Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum May 8 featured Washington notables, including more than 50 members of Congress, who participated in a competitive cook-off, serving […]

Checking Out CPAC 2019 at National Harbor

March 6, 2019

The Conservative Political Action Conference, put on by the American Conservative Union, met at National Harbor, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., Feb. 27 to March 2. The annual confab, known […]

‘Crystal’: First Ice Show by Cirque du Soleil

December 6, 2018

“Crystal” is the first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Ice skaters and acrobats claim, the company says,  “their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge […]

Parents, Teens Agree on St. Jude’s

October 1, 2018

Luc Deshayes, the top fundraiser on the teen committee, and his mother, Gladys Abi-Najm of the parent committee, attended the third annual St. Jude Golden Gala, benefiting the lifesaving mission […]

Grateful Go Bo Party Promotes Flower Power

September 26, 2018

The 14th annual Go Bo Party — held Sept. 7 at the 29th Street home of Deb and Ben Johns— was inspired by Bo Johns’s successful battle against cancer, with […]

Giant Food Fires up 26th National Capital BBQ Battle

July 3, 2018

Giant Food fired up its 26th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle along Pennsylvania Avenue NW on June 23-24, as pit masters, competitors, vendors, companies and nonprofits offered food samples […]

Disney on Ice: ‘Frozen’ at Capital One Arena

February 15, 2018

Just in time for the Winter Olympics, “Disney On Ice presents Frozen!” fired up the Capital One Arena Feb. 14 and will be there through Feb. 19. Fans can see […]

A Taste of North Capitol at NPR

July 12, 2017

The North Capitol Main Street celebrated with food and live music June 1 at the National Public Radio Atrium. The nonprofit’s area borders New York Avenue to the south and […]

NIAF’s 41st Gala Honors Pols, Entertainers, Businessmen

November 13, 2016

The National Italian American Foundation capped off its annual weekend of cultural events, featuring the best in Italian food, beverage and immersive experiences with an awards gala at the Marriott […]

New CEO Vincent Orange Presides at Chamber Gala

November 9, 2016

With Mayor Muriel Bowser in attendance, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce held its annual Chamber’s Choice Awards and Gala at the Marriott Marquis Nov. 4. The theme was “Innovation, Impact & […]