Life at the Climax of a Decade

The almost light speed by which we receive the news of events and change is one of the key themes of the decade soon to come to an end.

Holiday Fun: Georgetown and Beyond

Yuletide magic is luminous in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. It’s time to fill your Advent calendar with only the best and brightest. From the sparkly...

Spies Like Us: The Spooks of Georgetown

“The advantage of obtaining the earliest and best Intelligence of the designs of the Enemy ... have induced me to entrust the management of...

High Tech Georgetown: Palantir

The first thing you see at the entrance of Palantir Technologies on Thomas Jefferson Street in Georgetown is an American flag flanking a life-sized...

Scène dans les Rues

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The Dog Days of Summer

It almost goes without saying that Georgetown loves its dogs. They're all around, and whether, small or large, they seem quite in charge. But...

Jackie Kennedy’s Francophilia

In the 1950s, Jacqueline Kennedy was a young congressional wife taking courses in American history at Georgetown University, just a short walk from her...

New French Ambassador Arrives: Philippe Étienne

“Honored to have presented my credentials to @POTUS during a ceremony at the White House today. Happy to officially start my mission!” So stated...

A Toast to la Belle France

It’s worth noting that only 10 days separate the Fourth of July (or, as we sometimes call it over here, “Independence Day”) from Bastille...

Afterparty

This season’s swimsuit collections reminisce “The Great Gatsby.” The 20s, the flappers, the clothes, the makeup and hair, the opulence and the woman who...