Lincoln Memorial Turns 100 on Memorial Day

May 26, 2022

We live in Mr. Lincoln’s city. So much of his life’s moments vibrate through the collective frequencies of Washington, D.C., where other presidents come to mind. This nation’s savior, the great […]

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum Director Headlines Cultural Breakfast 

May 23, 2022

A few months after Dr. Melanie A. Adams started as director of the Anacostia Community Museum, in August of 2019, the museum reopened following renovations — only to shut down, […]

Georgetown Village at 10: ‘No One Looked a Day Older’


Maybe it was the stunning setting in a Georgetown private penthouse with three levels of hospitable terraces (one with a pool and spa) overlooking the Potomac River, from the Kennedy […]

Mary Howard Davidson Swift (1926-2022)


What a grand life she lived — Mary Howard Davidson Swift, arts scene maven, champion horsewoman, photographer, curator, journalist and mother — died April 24 at the age of 95, […]

Business Ins & Outs: Luigi Parasmo, UpWest, Wegmans


First D.C. Wegmans to Open July 13 Yes, it’s finally opening — uptown on July 13 at 9 a.m. — Washington, D.C.’s first Wegmans Food Market. The 82,000-square-foot store is […]

Vibrant Outdoor Market Pops Up at Georgetown Park


Have you been to Georgetown’s new pop-up? Just in time for summer, Neighbors DC (NDC), a vibrant new weekend outdoor market on East Market Lane at 3276 M Street NW […]

‘El Muro/The Wall’ Dance at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

May 21, 2022

On three successive evenings in mid-May, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) premiered the latest in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. ‘El Muro’ […]

Hoya Saxa! Georgetown University Holds Commencement This Weekend

May 19, 2022

Hoya Saxa! Georgetown University will be holding commencement ceremonies this weekend. Speakers will include Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel emeritus of the NAACP Legal Defense […]

Georgetown Lombardi to Establish Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Prevention


Earlier this month, the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation announced that it will be giving $25 million in new grant funding to establish or expand upon five Ralph Lauren cancer centers. […]

Honoring Fallen Officers on Police Week in Washington, D.C. (photos)

May 18, 2022

Law enforcement officers from around the world assembled in Washington, D.C., during mid-May for Police Week, accompanied by the families and friends of fellow officers who made the ultimate sacrifice […]