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Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.

Real Estate: Wright Pushed the Envelope

Few architects have had so transformative an effect on how we live and think about home design as Frank Lloyd Wright. The things we...

1969: Personal Recollections

Several area residents share their memories of two of 1969's most historic events: the moon landing and the Woodstock festival.

Taste of Roaring Twenties at Dumbarton House

Transformed into Jay Gatsby’s mansion, Georgetown’s historic Dumbarton House will host an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby,” presented by Picnic Theatre Company.

31st St. Bridge to Close for 18 Months

While local traffic and limited parking for residents will continue north and south of the bridge, the stretch of 31st Street NW from K to M Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic through the summer of 2020.

Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver's demand to give up her seat in the...

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

MacArthur's "old soldiers" are fading away still, more and more every day, shrinking the number and memories of those who fought in World War II and subsequent actions. 

Apple Store Moves into Former Carnegie Library

This Saturday, the new Apple Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square will officially open its doors to the public. The Beaux-Arts-style building opened in 1903 as D.C.’s Central Public Library.

This Sunday: Spy Museum’s Grand Opening in L’Enfant Plaza

For the official May 12 opening, the museum will host a family festival with musicians from the NSO's Youth Fellowship Program, makeup artists, food trucks and a magician.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

This year's seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.