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The 15th DC Annual Jazz Festival

Don’t let the wet weather of late fool you. Celebration time is coming up in Washington, D.C., with the arrival of the DC Jazz Festival....

The Progress of Muriel Bowser

Hanging out at the Wilson Building on Pennsylvania Avenue, waiting to chat with Mayor Muriel Bowser, it’s hard not to think about where you...

Oatsie Charles’s Home Is Setting for Patrons Party

Fittingly, this year’s Georgetown House Tour will begin with a Patrons Party at a home still buzzing with the spirit of its most famous...

Deeply Rooted: The 88th Georgetown House Tour

Touting “beautiful landscapes, lush gardens and unique architecture,” organizers of the 88th annual Georgetown House Tour announced: “This is an excellent opportunity to see...

Why Edward Weidenfeld Turned Over a New Leaf

“Life throws you challenges. And with something like this your whole life and how you live it changes. You do things differently, your world...

Earth Day in D.C.

I remember visiting Washington, D.C., with my family when I was in eighth grade. I was so excited that we were there around Earth...

Getting the Vote: The Great Suffrage Parade of 1913

Luckily, Monday, March 3, 1913, dawned bright and clear. It was cold, but that would only really be a problem for the barefoot dancers on...

Capitol Sisterhood: 2019 Women in Politics

There are many political women in Washington, D.C., of course, and Georgetown has its fair share. Besides Rep. Donna Shalala, the town can boast...

Our Black History … in Georgetown

To the surprise of some, Georgetown can tell the story of early and contemporary America from a black perspective. 

Winter Is For Movies

Let’s talk about marches and shutdowns and “life-threatening” temperatures and scuffles and bigots and presidents and politicians. Let’s not. Let’s talk about Dorothy, the Tin Man,...