The Dog Days of Summer

August 7, 2019

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 it’s a mutual love affair – […]

Jackie Kennedy’s Francophilia

July 10, 2019

In the 1950s, Jacqueline Kennedy was a young congressional wife taking courses in American history at Georgetown University, just a short walk from her home. I can see her now: […]

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 new French Ambassador Philippe Étienne, who […]

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 Day (or, as they call it […]


June 5, 2019

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 wants it all.High Waist Two Piece […]

The 15th DC Annual Jazz Festival

May 15, 2019

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. When it rolls in next […]

The Progress of Muriel Bowser

May 1, 2019

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 are. It’s the year-round Washington where […]

Oatsie Charles’s Home Is Setting for Patrons Party

April 18, 2019

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 owner, hostess extraordinaire Oatsie Charles. “She […]

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 how great design impacts our quality […]

Why Edward Weidenfeld Turned Over a New Leaf

April 5, 2019

“Life throws you challenges. And with something like this your whole life and how you live it changes. You do things differently, your world shrinks, but it also expands. It […]