New French Ambassador Arrives: Philippe Étienne

July 10, 2019

“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 […]

Afterparty

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 […]

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 Day. Leonardo DiCaprio — fresh off […]

Getting the Vote: The Great Suffrage Parade of 1913

March 26, 2019

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 the marble steps of the Treasury […]