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, […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Crime Report: Nine GU Incidents Including Sexual Assault

May 16, 2022

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) representative, Sgt. Robinson, spoke before the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2E to give a crime update for the Georgetown area at their monthly meeting held on […]

Election 2022: Who’s on the Ballot? 


It’s voting season in the District. Here’s what you need to know. This year’s city-wide general election will be November 8. Contests will be for the mayor’s office, six D.C. […]

Semper Fi: Robert ‘Bud’ McFarlane Dies at 84


Robert “Bud” McFarlane, a national security adviser for President Ronald Reagan, died May 12 in Lansing, Michigan, while visiting for a family wedding, at the age of 84. His son, […]