Georgetowners of the Year: 2019 

December 30, 2019

This year’s group: a woman who is much more than a top real estate agent; a publicist all the utilities know well; and a church marking 225 years as a source of societal strength and spiritual nourishment.

Jack Evans Saga Plays Alongside the Trump Show

December 5, 2019

That old saying and song — “All politics is local” — continued to play in Washington this week,  as the story of the political fate of the longest-serving D.C. Council […]

Giving Thanks for the Small Moments

November 27, 2019

Maybe, instead of tabulating what we have, we should catch up on the unexpected times that came upon us, full of shock and surprise, of the ambushes of daily life made unforgettable.          

Veterans Day: A Personal Remembrance

November 11, 2019

Back in the spring of 2004 — in the days just before and around the time that the World War II Memorial at the National Mall on 17th Street officially […]

Did Biden, McAuliffe Glad-Handing Help Flip Virginia?

November 6, 2019

We got lost trying to find Joe Biden and Terry McAulliff in a shopping mall in Sterling, Virginia, Sunday, Nov. 2. Virginia Democrats scheduled the former vice President and leading […]

The Salve of Baseball

October 10, 2019

For Washington baseball fans who treat the box score as a bible, who live in a city where political bloodletting is a condition not an event, we woke to baseball in a morning made joyful.

9/11: The Day of the Fallen and Heroes, No One Else

September 10, 2019

Every year, we remember the day: September 11. Every year, it arrives, less and less with large and loud ceremony, more and more in the closets of memory, distanced a little, […]

Will Local Businesses Be Hit Due to Ross’s Trump Fundraiser?

August 8, 2019

Billionaire Stephen Ross is holding an upcoming fundraiser in South Hampton, N.Y., for President Donald Trump. The seemingly typical event has raised eyebrows — celebrities’ included — because of Ross’s […]

Maureen Dowd Party Trashed on Twitter

July 29, 2019

The dust-up concerned the New York Times columnist’s July 24 party at her N Street home for Times colleague Carl Hulse and his new book.

Sterling Tucker: A Founding Father of Modern D.C.

July 22, 2019

It often seems that life is unfair when public figures pass away at the end of a long life removed at a distance and their important achievements, and the impact […]