Tudor Place Hosts Memorial for Ray Kukulski

April 8, 2019

All who attended the April 6 event agreed on two things: Ray Kukulski had been a significant presence in their lives and he would be greatly missed.

Rasmussen Talks About AU’s Corcoran Collection

March 14, 2019

In addition to paintings, drawings and prints, the American University Museum acquired 900 objects, from ancient terracottas to a nylon piece with “all kinds of herbs in it … full of bugs.”

Del. Norton Cites D.C. Statehood Progress

February 25, 2019

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton reported on Feb. 21 that she had introduced H.R.51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, and obtained a record 155 original cosponsors.

Burleith House Decorating Contest Adds ‘People’s Choice’

December 17, 2018

Burleith Citizens Association members can email burleithevents@gmail.com to tell the judges which decorated home they love best.

Nobel Laureates Feted at House of Sweden

December 10, 2018

Four Nobel laureates attended a Nov. 13 celebration at House of Sweden: Paul Romer (Economics), George P. Smith (Chemistry), Frances Arnold (Chemistry) and James Allison (Physiology or Medicine).

Georgetown Marks Armistice Centenary

November 12, 2018

A solemn International Service of Remembrance, attended by representatives from nations involved in World War I, was held at Christ Church on Nov. 11.

DAR Unveils New Marker at Oak Hill


The legacy of William Tyler Page lives on in the American’s Creed, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. It is still read by new citizens at their naturalization ceremonies.

Taste of Georgetown Soggy But Fun

September 23, 2018

Despite a fairly continual rain, this year’s edition attracted Georgetown visitors and residents of all ages, including students and families with young children.

A Rising Tide for Boomerang Boat Tours

August 23, 2018

Boomerang’s Nikki and Dave DuBois have been operating at a busy pace, which gets going around St. Patrick’s Day, accelerates when the cherry blossoms come out and keeps up through New Year’s Eve.

Worm-Sized Snakes Close Down Georgetown Library

August 9, 2018

Officially ring-necked snakes (Diadophis punctatus), the diminutive reptiles are very commonly found in the northern Virginia region, particularly in moist areas, including river floodplains.