On Leap Day, Feb. 29, Holy Trinity School supporters returned to Sequoia — the Washington Harbour restaurant with floor-to-ceiling views of the Potomac River — along with friends, more than ample food and local-favorite rock band Basement Riot.
Sweethearts and Patriots, the annual fundraiser for wounded warriors, returned for the second year to the French Embassy on Feb. 8. A favorite among twenty and thirty somethings, the event has blossomed from a small charity evening at the City Tavern Club to a major social gala, bringing in diplomatic and military leaders. Hosted by […]
The Willard Hotel reverberated with the sounds of bagpipes Nov. 16, as the St. Andrew’s Society of Washington, D.C., celebrated its 70th Tartan Ball. Highland dancers, single malt whiskey and plenty of guys in kilts — including Christ Church Georgetown’s Scottish rector, Timothy Cole, created a vibrant Celtic-inspired evening. A highlight of the event is […]
Yuletide magic is luminous in D.C.’s oldest neighborhood. It’s time to fill your Advent calendar with only the best and brightest. From the sparkly to the spiritual, it’s all here — the main events in Georgetown, of course, with nearby fun thrown in. ‘ROCK THE RINK’ AT THE WATERFRONT The ice skating rink has opened […]
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery attracted more than 700 to its spectacular American Portrait Gala Nov. 17. The red carpet event shimmered with cultural icons, celebrities and artists—and raised more than $2 million to support the museum. Awardees were Frances Arnold, scientist, engineer and Nobel Laureate; Jeffrey P. Bezos, tech entrepreneur and philanthropist; Earth, Wind […]