Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

June 1, 2019

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver’s demand to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger after the whites-only section was filled, inspiring the African American …

Nisbet Enthralls Tudor Place Guests

May 30, 2019

A day after its annual garden party, Tudor Place hosted another spectacular soirée on the South Lawn. The May 23 luncheon concluded the annual fundraising festivities for the historic residence.

This year, guests were treated to an animated presentation by …

N Street Village Salutes Mayor Bowser

March 18, 2019

N Street Village, which provides housing and support to homeless and low-income women in the Washington, D.C., area, held its annual gala March 14 at the Marriott Marquis — and honored Mayor Muriel Bowser with the 2019 Founder’s Award for …

Holy Trinity Parties for Its 225th

March 6, 2019

Washington’s oldest parish in continuous use, Holy Trinity Church celebrated its 225 anniversary — along the school’s 200th — with a sold-out crowd that packed the voluminous Sequoia restaurant in Washington Harbour at the Georgetown waterfront on March 2. Music

And the Winner Is … Tracy’s Kids

February 27, 2019

As wife of Vice President Mike Pence, Karen Pence is a prize guest at A List parties.

But what’s her “most favorite event of the year”?

The Oscars-themed “And the Winner Is,” which raises money for Tracy’s Kids, a charity …

Welcoming the Year of the Pig

February 20, 2019

On Feb. 7, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was among those at the Chinese Embassy to welcome the Year of the Pig at a special gathering in partnership with Meridian International, hosted by Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai. This year marks 40 …

Sweethearts & Patriots Go to France


“Say Yes to the Dress” host Monte Durham was on the red carpet Feb. 9 for a special cause: wounded veterans. “I didn’t think anybody would know who I am, but these girls have been screaming and so excited to …

All That’s Guilded: (Re) Launch Party

January 25, 2019

If this was a relaunch party, what was the launch like? There were lots of friends, food and fun Jan. 17 at the Showroom at 14th and L. Think sushi, doughnut Monte Cristos, pretzels, hot dogs, shrimp and dumpling —not

Yuletide in Full Swing With Santas in Town

December 10, 2018

In the last few days, the Christmas season has picked up the pace with appearances by Santa Claus at Rose Park and in the lobbies of the Four Seasons and the Ritz-Carlton hotels — rowing on the Potomac with Mrs. …

Celebrating Polish and American Freedom

October 24, 2018

On Oct. 10, the Mayflower Hotel ballroom was filled with Polish Americans, nationals and U.S. military and government brass to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Poland Regaining Its Independence. Hosted by Emmy and Gracie awardee and Polish American Rita Cosby,