Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.
Our columnist reports on the loss of George H.W. Bush and the departure (and arrival) of representatives and senators, also recommending some novels and memoirs.
This year marked the 40th lighting of the National Menorah, a free event, open to the public, that dates back to 1979, when Jimmy Carter was president.
Coach Patrick Ewing's Georgetown University men's basketball squad extended their record to 6-1 this week with home victories over the Campbell Flying Camels and the Richmond Spiders.
A fashionable crowd kicked up their heels to the music on Nov. 10 at the Tuscaloosa Building in Adams Morgan.
The Georgetowner's Capitol Hill columnist looks at three issues that are especially timely with the midterm elections at hand.
Inspired by the exhibition "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now," the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called "Silhouettes" on Oct. 27 and 30.
From 9 p.m. until midnight, M Street was gridlocked with pedestrians dressed as (and cars full of) pirates, ghosts, witches and zombies.
Four-time Olympian Elizabeth "Beezie" Madden (USA) riding Breitling LS took the featured event, the $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Washington, topping a 24-horse field.
The Oct. 20 victory was Georgetown's third straight win, and the first time the Hoyas defeated Lehigh in conference play since they joined the league 18 years ago.