“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 […]
Thanks to Andy Warhol, Campbell’s soup and Brillo pads hold an honored place in art history. Two years younger, Jasper Johns got there first with Ballantine ale and Savarin coffee, pointing the way to Pop Art as he had […]
It’s the early weeks of August –- the “lazy dog days” of summer. In D.C., the House of Representatives is closed and the Senate will soon be out for August break. The streets […]
The elevator doors open and a bright sign in florescent-pink flowing neon script orders me to “Eat Flowers.” The sign, by Cig Harvey, is reminiscent of a sign on Joe’s […]
Signs that the Covid-19 pandemic emergency shutdowns and restrictions are ending in D.C. — despite perhaps new mask mandates and cautions about increasing cases of Covid-like variants — can be […]
GOT PLANS? YOU DON’T HAVE TO LEAVE WASHINGTON TO ENJOY A CHANGE OF SCENE. Just open your eyes, strap on that fanny pack, charge up the phone and go full-on […]
America has always been a nation on the move. Recently, however, the idea of working remotely while traveling far and wide – the Digital Nomad lifestyle – seems to have […]
We can all breathe a sigh of relief that the National Cherry Blossom Festival will return this spring, running from Saturday, March 20, through Sunday, April 11.
If there’s one activity that’s relatively safe these days, it’s skiing. The singular sport allows for social distancing. Here are some nearby resorts to head for.
After debating whether to go for months, our reporter decided to join the millions of Americans who flew during the holidays this year, despite the pandemic.