Ringing the Bell on Cancer: Bellringer Bike Ride Comes to D.C. 

April 13, 2022

“We don’t recruit bikers, we recruit people who hate Cancer,” says Chris Timko, executive director of BellRinger, a bike ride that aims to raise funds for cancer research at the […]

Following Martin Luther King, Jr.: Atlanta to Memphis


“April is the cruelest month,” wrote the poet, T.S. Eliot, and for those following Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4, 1968 was the cruelest day. At 6:01 pm on that […]

In Country Calendar: April 13, 2022 Issue


Spring has officially sprung in our In Country section! Here are some events in the Virginia countryside this month. Saturday April 16 Easter Bunny Experience at Salamander Resort & Spa […]

In Time for National Donate Life Month: Inspirational Journeys


Flying home from an L.A. business trip, Georgetowner Lynly Boor, a strategic planning consultant in her mid-50s, suddenly felt listless in her seat, patting her forehead to check for a […]

Mapping Georgetown: Tour Guides Capture Tudor Place Women’s History

April 11, 2022

Hot off the presses — Congratulations to our very own Tour Of Her Own (TOHO) tour guides on publishing “111 Places in Women’s History in Washington, D.C.”! We were delighted […]

Google’s Online Dictionary: Sub-Optimal, Rubbishy 

April 4, 2022

Sure, we all turn to Google to launch our web searches and often find what we were looking for in just a few clicks. But, has anyone noticed just how […]

Silver Cities: On Staying Relevant


Last month March 23, Madeleine Albright, the first woman U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) passed away. She epitomized the American dream – coming to the United States with her family […]

Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives

March 31, 2022

Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]

Women Cultural Leaders: Aileen Fuchs, President, National Building Museum


Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Monday April […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Georgetowner Leaving Her Mark

March 28, 2022

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”  ~ Lady Bird Johnson One day, as my mom and I were picking weeds along the alley bricks, I decided to give [the alley] […]