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Air and Space Curator Shares Revamp Plans

Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, who spoke at this month's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, started out at the National Air and Space Museum seven years after the museum opened, during the nation’s bicentennial.

Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos)

One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.

A Primer on Immigration

Here is a primer on immigration as our writer has come to understand it over the past 10 years, as a credentialed, non-advocate congressional journalist covering immigration reform and politics.

D.C.’s Newest Place Name: Boris Nemtsov Plaza

Last week, the District Council unanimously approved the renaming of a portion of Wisconsin Avenue directly in front of the Russian Embassy, just north of Georgetown.

Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s

In the end, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday became a day when the president was questioned about his stand on race.

Bridge Street Books to Become Nonprofit

After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.

‘City of Hope’ at National Museum of African American History

An exhibition that opened last month commemorates the 50th anniversary of what tragically became Martin Luther King Jr.’s final crusade, which brought Resurrection City to the National Mall.

The Washington Post: Always a Good Story

“The Post,” a film coming to town on Dec. 22, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, promises to be...

Ideas Unlocked at Public Meeting on Canal Plans

On Nov. 2, following the formal presentation by Superintendent Kevin Brandt, attendees shifted between four planning stations to ask detailed questions and prepare comments about four aspects of the refurbishment plan. 

An Eerie Walk Back in Time

On Friday evening, Oct. 27, Dwane Starlin took a group of people on a "Spirits of Georgetown" walk throughout the neighborhood, sharing stories that are buried deep within the crevices of the area.