To the Manor Reborn: A Fairy-Tale Chateau Awaits Its Next Happily-Ever-After
Home to the great and the good — or, at least, the bold-faced — Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a secluded enclave known for its winding roads, pastoral setting and grand […]
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 take for granted today — open […]
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 “colored section” to a white passenger […]
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.