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Winter Escapes to the Watergate and the Cavalier

Those IRS refunds and tax cuts on your paycheck are trickling in. Fortunately, you don’t need to go far to treat yourself and your family...

Palm Beach: Younger, More Diverse and Trumped Up

Palm Beach has been the winter escape for Georgetowners for generations, and the fact that it’s the home of the “Winter White House” isn’t...

A Winter Getaway to Maine

Georgetowners mostly think of Maine as a summer destination — thanks, in part, to those images of the Bush clan in Kennebunkport, boating in...

The Biltmore and Its Inn: Elegant But Very Friendly

Any weekend of the year is fine for a getaway to the 8,000-acre country estate known as the Biltmore, tucked into the hills, valleys,...

A Hunt Country Christmas

Why not trade the hustle and bustle of the big city for a bit of scenic relaxation? Middleburg, Virginia, is the perfect place to...

Traditional Christmas Fun in Middleburg

One of the things for which the quaint yet sophisticated village of Middleburg, Virginia, is best known happens on the first Saturday of December. Since 1979, most...

Anne Stewart, Designer Known as Wendy Pepper (1964-2017)

The designer, who died Nov. 12 at the age of 53, was a member of the first group of contestants on “Project Runway,” one of a then growing number of reality shows.

Mathewes Speaks at Cultural Leadership Breakfast

A milestone in Melanie Mathewes's effort to expand the audience for the National Sporting Library & Museum is the exhibition “The Horse in Ancient Greek Art,” which opened Sept. 9 and runs through Jan. 14.

Surprises, Tears at Museum of the American Revolution

A daylong visit to the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in Philadelphia in March, a block from Independence Hall and the Liberty...

Waterfowl Festival: Dogs, Ducks, Art and Conservation

“Where Art and Conservation Meet” is the well-chosen theme of the Premiere Night Party of the 46th annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland. Close...