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Obama Portraits Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.

A Pop-ular Business Model in Georgetown

You may think you know exactly what Georgetown has to offer, but the recent flurry of holiday pop-ups adds an element of surprise.

Capitol Buzz: Mika & Joe’s Wedding, Alexandria’s Office, Gary’s Saga

In this week's column, our correspondent looks at incidents in the lives of some of the Hill's most topical personalities, past and present.

D.C. Rises Early for the Royal Wedding

Excitement built at 7 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton in the West End as all attention turned to the three large TV monitors live-streaming the wedding from Windsor Castle.

Georgetown ‘Glow’: Reimagining the Season of Light (photos)

Presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, the fourth edition of the light show, with more artists than ever before, will be on view through Jan. 7.

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.

Picnic in the Park

August is here, and what better way to celebrate the remaining days of summer than with a picnic? Wow your friends with these classy...

Costumed Anime Fans Flock to Otakon (photos)

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the event, which began with a collection of 350 anime fans at the Days Inn Penn State in State College, Pennsylvania, in 1994.
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RFK Portrait on View at National Portrait Gallery (video)

A portrait created by Roy Lichtenstein in 1968 went on view at the National Portrait Gallery on June 6, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the senator’s assassination, and will be on display through July 8.

COS Hosts Leafy Pop-Up

Just in time for Mother’s Day, the pop-up — a collaboration with 14th Street florist Little Leaf — will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.