Anime Enthusiasts Flock to D.C. for Otakon 2022 (photos)

August 18, 2022

Otakon, the giant anime convention, again took over the entire Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from Friday, July 26, to Sunday, July 29-31. Staffed almost entirely by […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘My Place in the Sun: Life in the Golden Age of Hollywood and Washington’ 

August 17, 2022

Meet a fortunate son genuinely grateful for his luck.  Reviewed by Kitty Kelley  Sometimes, the sons of famous fathers are cursed. “They’re born on third base and think they’ve hit […]

Washington Drawings: Abe to Zoo, by Dhiru Thadani     


The recently published book “Washington Drawings: Abe to Zoo” by architect, author and urban designer Dhiru Thadani is a delightful pen and ink treasure of 26 drawings depicting favorite D.C. […]

Weekend Round Up, Aug. 11 – 14

August 11, 2022

We’re in the middle of August in D.C. but cool events are aplenty. The weather promises to be spectacular this weekend, so get out and about and enjoy!    The […]

Remembering David McCullough 


It is hard to say goodbye to my friend David McCullough, who died Aug. 7 at the age of 89. We met in 1989 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, at the centennial commemoration […]

Weekend Round Up, Aug. 4 – 7

August 4, 2022

Welcome to August! Despite the traditionally quiet month in the D.C. area, there are still lots of events to choose from this weekend. Check out GALA Hispanic Theatre’s culmination of […]

At Journalist Benefit, Ukrainian Ambassador Praises Those Covering War

August 1, 2022

It was a special evening for journos on July 28 — a fundraiser for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) benefiting journalists covering the war in Ukraine — that featured a speech […]

Weekend Round Up, July 28 – 31

July 28, 2022

The dog days of summer are upon us! Enjoy a cookout at Bourbon Steak, head to Dunder Mifflin, take in some tennis and more. The Citi Open Kicks Off Saturday  […]

Little Free Libraries of Georgetown and Beyond


The tiny boxed libraries you’ve seen sprinkled around Georgetown are not just local gems, but part of a global book-sharing community. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization with more […]

An Exhibit of Her Own: Whistler’s “Woman in White”


One of the treasures of The National Gallery of Art’s permanent collection, James McNeill Whistler’s “Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl” looms large in an exhibit of her […]