Architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen Dies at 91 

March 4, 2021

Georgetowner Hugh Jacobsen practiced architecture for decades, with a career spanning several high-profile commissions from around the world. He passed away March 4 in Front Royal, Va., at the age […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, March 4, 2021


Open or soon to open: the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Glenstone (outdoors only) and the Phillips Collection, which will stream a performance of violin sonatas on Sunday.

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


These muffins are so lemony and light, and they have such a wonderful texture. Those little poppy seeds are just so cute. Feel free to add some to the streusel and to the glaze.

$10-Million Gift for New Pavilion at MedStar Georgetown


The gift, from local philanthropists Allan and Shelley Holt, is the largest single gift that MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has ever received. 

Hip Foxtrot Leads New Business Openings

March 1, 2021

The first-of-its-kind corner store/café/delivery retail market made its East Coast debut on March 1 at the corner of N Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

Fatal Shooting on Thomas Jefferson St.

February 18, 2021

The shooting, reportedly drug-related, took place around 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, in a residence on the 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson St. NW.

Kristi Whitfield: Helping D.C. Businesses Find ‘Every Opportunity to Rise’

February 15, 2021

Director of the Department of Small and Local Business Development, Whitfield has dedicated herself to supporting D.C.’s small business owners and diverse neighborhoods.

Exclusive: Q&A With Designer Aaron Potts


A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Potts has dressed celebrities including Michelle Obama, Naomi Campbell, the Williams sisters, Jennifer Lopez and Carrie Underwood.

Designs for Living: Fabiola Martens Shares Her Secrets

February 8, 2021

More and more of Martens’s clients are looking for ways to expand space without having to knock down walls or carry out other extensive renovations.

Who Will Win? Chicken Wings vs. Pork Ribs

February 4, 2021

The USDA explored the popularity of these Super Bowl favorites. Here are some options around town to grab snacks for the big game.