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‘Light Up the Season’ Switches on the Yuletide

At the Nov. 29 kickoff party at the Four Seasons, Santa Claus was played by Tim Connaghan, also known as National Santa, who "has served in the Red Suit since 1969."

No Rumor: Liz Smith Dies at 94

Smith, who died Nov. 12, was known for many things and by many names, notably the “Grande Dame of Dish.” The title “New Yorker” would have pleased her (a Fort Worth, Texan) too.

Cafe Milano Celebrates 25 Years With SRO Party

The half-block was closed in front of the Prospect Street place, D.C.'s best-known spot to see and to be seen, with klieg lights in the parking lot for the occasion. With District Council approval, Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed Nov. 10 Cafe Milano Day.

Cafe Milano Sets the Stage for Its Silver Anniversary

While the food and service are important, the Italian restaurant is known as D.C.'s place to see to be seen — and it touts itself as a "safe-haven for lawmakers and political operatives on both sides of the aisle."

Skipping the Game for an Embassy Evening

The Oct. 12 event was organized by the Charities Aid Foundation of America and Diaspora Gives Bangladesh, as well as by the Embassy Series, an international concert series in D.C.

Get Ready for the Georgetown Gala, This Saturday at the Four Seasons

The "Streets of Georgetown" is the theme for this year's Citizens Association of Georgetown Gala.

A Colorful, Joyful Celebration of Saudi Arabia

If the celebration of the 87th Saudi Arabia National Day held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23, hosted by the...

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl — Oct. 11, 2017

‘Terminate’ Gerrymandering, Says Arnold Arnold Schwarzenegger showed up outside the Supreme Court Oct. 3 to protest gerrymandering. As the justices heard oral arguments in a...

Animals Blessed, Given Medals at St. John’s

After a brief service on Oct. 1, at which St. Francis medals were bestowed on the newly blessed canine faithful, treats were distributed both to four-footers and two-footers.

Weekend Round Up September 28, 2017

October arrives Sunday, along with Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! family day and the Blessing of the Animals in Georgetown at St. John’s.

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