White House Quarterly Releases New Issue, Article Focuses on Lafayette Square Preservation

June 10, 2024

The White House Historical Association’s latest issue of “White House Quarterly” focuses on military traditions at the White House and the influence of military life on the work of first […]

Black History Month Celebrated, Explored in Holy Trinity, Citizens Association Event 

February 7, 2024

In honor of Black History Month, Holy Trinity Church at 3513 N St. NW and the Citizens Association of Georgetown presented “Black Georgetown: The Story of a Proud Community with […]

Black History: Casting Back a Century in Washington, D.C.

January 29, 2024

Today, February 1, we joyously celebrate the start of Black History Month for 2024.  Casting our eyes back a century to February 1, 1924, we see both how much daily […]

Education: Summer Camp Roundup

January 22, 2024

Even though we’re in the middle of winter, summer camp registration is in full swing! Here are some options in the area for all interests and ages.  Summer at Burke  […]

Education: Some Hopeful News on D.C.’s ‘Reading Crisis’ 


Although D.C. public school students are suffering through a well-documented “reading crisis,” some hopeful signs for progress appear to be emerging on the city’s horizon.  Representing Ward 2 on the […]

Word Up: Annoying Expressions

January 18, 2024

On this National Thesaurus Day Jan. 18, it is perhaps altogether fitting and proper – as Lincoln would have it – to sound off on irritating phrases and expressions in […]

The Mansion on O Street’s Delightful ‘Through the Looking Glass’ 

December 4, 2023

The Mansion on O Street is currently running an exhibit, “Through the Looking Glass,” dedicated to the world of English poet and author Lewis Carroll (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Through the […]

D.C. Museum Conveys Communism’s Evils, Human Aspirations for Freedom

November 30, 2023

It’s a somber recounting of history. One all too familiar in light of current events. Totalitarian regimes, arbitrary imprisonment, subjugation by ruthless megalomaniacs.  Just several of many sins against humanity […]

Titanic Exhibition Docks at National Harbor

November 16, 2023

By Trish Foxwell Travel back in time and relive the night of April 14, 1912 when the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank into the Atlantic Ocean the following […]

Actor and Activist Ian Somerhalder Searching for ‘Common Ground’

November 13, 2023

“Common Ground,” the sequel to the documentary “Kiss the Ground,” is currently screening in over 100 markets. It is here in Washington, D.C., for a three-day run at the Miracle […]