Cool Spaces

January 30, 2020

The traditional office is getting a makeover. Gone are the cube farms, walled-in offices and rigid hierarchies. Today’s workspace embraces collaboration, wellness, sustainability and all the comforts of home. Almost […]

Life at the Climax of a Decade

December 18, 2019

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

December 4, 2019

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 to the spiritual, it’s all here […]

Spies Like Us: The Spooks of Georgetown

October 24, 2019

“The advantage of obtaining the earliest and best Intelligence of the designs of the Enemy … have induced me to entrust the management of this business to your care.” So […]

High Tech Georgetown: Palantir

October 9, 2019

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 Chewbacca, the hirsute hero of “Star […]

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 […]