Georgetown Pop-up’s Unique Gifts for Hearth and Heart

November 17, 2022

Do you believe in magic?  At the Collective Design Studio, magic is in the merch and in the store’s DNA. “We first saw the space two years ago,” explains Sue […]

Mapping Georgetown: Culturally Nourishing Breakfasts

November 14, 2022

In Georgetown, we’re so fortunate to be surrounded by the cultural treasures in our neighborhood and in our nation’s capital. Is there anything quite like a brisk walk on a […]

The Spirit of Thanksgiving

November 9, 2022

One of my favorite movies turns 35 this year. And it’s one of the few films out there that celebrates Thanksgiving. John Hughes’s 1987 “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” is the […]

Excitement Builds for Just-Opened Rubell Museum DC 


Schools and museums are places to visit and learn, so it fits that the former Randall Junior High School in Southwest D.C., is the home of the new Rubell Museum DC. […]

In-Country: A Guide to Christmas in Middleburg


Middleburg, Virginia is an ideal setting for the holiday season. Its picturesque streets are lovely this time of year, filled with twinkling lights, holiday shoppers and carolers. Sometimes, it’s hard […]

Mapping Georgetown: A ‘Keeper of the Keys’ at St. John’s Episcopal

November 7, 2022

One of the “keepers of the keys” at St. John’s Episcopal Church at 3240 O Street NW in Georgetown is Al La Porta. He’s not only a treasure trove of […]

Mapping Georgetown: On Saints, Souls and Cemeteries

October 31, 2022

We celebrate Halloween in Georgetown on this Eve of All Saints and All Souls Day. Many Georgetowners also celebrate or are familiar with Día de los Muertos (Day of the […]

Embodying Black Elegance: Vanilla Beane (1919-2022)

October 27, 2022

Vanilla Beane, known as “D.C.’s Hat Lady,” died October 23 at a Washington, D.C., hospital at the age of 103. While her name alone preceded her, Beane’s life was as […]

Mapping Georgetown: Stories From The Tombs

October 24, 2022

“His visits are occasional to the Senior Educational…. If he looks full of gloom then he’s lunched at the Tomb On cabbage, rice pudding and mutton. “  “Bustopher Jones: The […]

BellRinger Raises Over $1 Million for Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Research 


Nearly 850 BellRinger bike riders raised over $1 million to support cancer research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center – the most all-encompassing such facility in the nation’s capital – […]