Editorial: The Joy of Community — The List Goes On

June 12, 2024

“Taking care of others, helping others, ultimately is the way to discover your own joy and to have a happy life.” — the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu    Now […]

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 […]

I’d Like to Solve, Pat: RETIREMENT!

June 6, 2024

You know the intro, as chances are it’s been on your television at some point during the week for the last 41 years. “WHEEL…OF…FORTUNE! Ladies and gentlemen, here are the […]

‘I’ll Have What She’s Having’: Culture, Not Just Corned Beef

May 30, 2024

Growing up Jewish in the nation’s capital in the mid-20th century we took for granted Sunday morning bagels, lox and cream cheese from Parkway, Posin’s or Hofberg’s Kosher Deli. “Deli” […]

Georgetown’s Summer Secret: 3 Free Public Swimming Pools Open Every Day

May 28, 2024

It was a pleasantly warm 80 degrees late Monday afternoon on Memorial Day with a little breeze and some clouds overhead. The pool spackled turquoise with clean water at just […]

Georgetown’s Poppy Guesthouse Is Blooming Wonderful

May 20, 2024

Does the Poppy Georgetown Guesthouse and Gardens have a “Wizard of Oz” connection? In “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the book by L. Frank Baum on which the 1939 Hollywood […]

Record-Breaking Year for Georgetown Garden Tour Ticket Sales

May 13, 2024

More than 1,900 visitors were recorded attending and enjoying the 94th Annual Georgetown Garden Tour amid the centennial of the Georgetown Garden Club on May 11. It was a gorgeous […]

The 94th Georgetown Garden Tour  

May 8, 2024

By Lee Child and Alison Schafer   This year, the Georgetown Garden Club celebrates its 100th birthday with a garden tour that nods to the past while saluting the future with […]

Weekend Roundup, April 25 through April 28

April 24, 2024

Happy White House Correspondents’ Dinner Weekend! In addition to those events, there is plenty more to do including a new exhibit and ballet at The National Portrait Gallery, Mount Vernon’s […]

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2024

Happy Earth Day! It’s time to honor our planet with easy, simple ways to make just a small difference on the world. Almanac.com has put together a list of great […]