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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.

31st St. Bridge to Be Closed, Replaced

Plans now include closing off 31 Street from the bridge south to South Street and north to M Street. Only residential parking will be available on the rest of 31st Street during the closure period.

Tudor Place Lawn Torn Up for Cistern Project

The new south lawn at the historic Georgetown estate should be in place by the 27th annual Spring Garden Party on May 22.

Our Black History … in Georgetown

To the surprise of some, Georgetown can tell the story of early and contemporary America from a black perspective. 

Celebrating Dr. King’s Abiding Spirit

Today, and tonight, most of us will hold Dr. King’s memory dear and close to heart — as memory, as a voice, as words and thoughts, both visionary and practical.

Oldest Synagogue Building Moves to New D.C. Site (photos)

Before becoming a museum, the building served as an African American church, a Greek Orthodox church, various eateries, a barbershop, a bicycle store and a dental practice.

NPS Sites, Museums Affected by Shutdown

The partial government shutdown has closed some sites and left others without food kiosks and restrooms. The Smithsonian museums are open as usual.

A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America         

State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high...

Georgetown Marks Armistice Centenary

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