Shutdown Specials in Georgetown

January 10, 2019

The Georgetown Business Improvement District is promoting a slew of deals as part of its campaign to tell diners, shoppers and visitors that #georgetownisopen during the partial federal shutdown.

4 Dazzling Holiday Nail Designs

November 21, 2018

The most wonderful time of year is here, so this can only mean one thing: holiday festivities. What better time than now to upgrade your manicure game? Shine Bright This Holiday Season Your party dress is picked out — with matching shoes — and your hair appointment scheduled. You know your fingers will be front […]

Activated Charcoal: Ancient Ingredient, Modern Skin Care

October 24, 2018

Activated charcoal is one of the world’s oldest detoxification remedies, used in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine to flush out harmful toxins. The ancient Egyptians and the Greeks recommended it as a multi-purpose antidote to poison and disease. Hospital emergency rooms find it effectively treats alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses, since it helps prevent absorption from […]

2 Jacks Launch Potomac Paddle Pub

October 15, 2018

This pub is environmentally friendly, outdoorsy and unique, basically all the things that the average Georgetown bar is not these days.

The Power of a Well-Groomed Brow

September 19, 2018

Eyes may be the windows of the soul, but, let’s face it, eyebrows are the window dressing. Eyebrows also serve the function of filtering dust, dirt and sweat that might get in our eyes— in addition to the social significance of emotional expression and facial recognition. Even if you weren’t born with enviable brows, are […]


August 27, 2018

The political players in town come and go, and our city is always in a state of change, but one thing remains: Georgetown is the place for good hair. With more than 30 salons in our village, people come from far and wide for their coiffures— and they don’t mind the higher prices and (occasional) […]

Fall Style: Beauty

August 22, 2018

#ILOVEFALL By Lauretta J. McCoy Fall is on the way! However, you can vanquish the Kryptonite-powered fear of changing styles and colors. The super heroes of the industry, beauty editors and style influencers save the day by helping you to achieve that perfect look for the coming season. Makeup application, healthy hair, radiant skin and […]

Big Wheel Bikes Closes In on 50 Years

August 13, 2018

Mike Sendar has been in the bicycle retail business for close to 50 years, since 1971, when he opened the Georgetown store with Harold Rivkin. There are now five locations in the D.C. area.

In Praise of Dogs

August 9, 2018

Among the heroic and famous, there really is only one dog we cherish until our last breath. It is the one who shared our lives with us, always, no matter how long, all too briefly.

Rock Therapy: The Power of Stones

August 8, 2018

We are familiar with the need to eat enough fruits and vegetables. The right nutrition not only keeps us well, but can help heal our bodies when they are out of balance. But I want to discuss another source of energy from the earth: rocks. Yes, you heard that right … rocks. Minerals and crystals […]