Honor Thy Father…With Beers and BBQ

June 7, 2017

Every year, we recognize our fathers in ways that are honorable — and comfortable — to them. Whether it’s a quiet barbecue on the back deck or a family trip, […]

Crime and Public Safety Report


Overall reported crimes for Georgetown and Burleith are up for May 2017; 82 were reported, compared with 78 in May 2016. A road-rage incident along the 1300 block of Wisconsin […]

Must-See ANC: Russert Amps Up Prospect St. Protest


It was an Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting that looked like it might be worth missing — the day after Memorial Day — but it had it all. At least for […]

Glover Park Gets D.C.’s 10th Kimpton Hotel

June 1, 2017

The Kimpton Glover Park Hotel, the latest boutique hotel in Northwest Washington, opened June 15. The “design-driven” uptown retreat (formerly the Savoy Suites) boasts a number of special offerings, including […]

Newsham to Sub as Chief When Lanier Goes to NFL


Peter Newsham, Assistant Chief for Criminal Investigation, has been named Interim District of Columbia Chief of Police, in the wake of the recent announcement that Police Chief Cathy Lanier would […]


On June 7, the American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation celebrated the 150th anniversary of the historic U.S. Navy’s goodwill …

Tom Birch Honored

May 24, 2017

Former advisory neighborhood commissioner Tom Birch was honored May 4 by Georgetown Village, a nonprofit which facilitates aging in place for Georgetown, Burleith and nearby residents, at its annual spring […]

August Georges Opens in Little Washington

May 3, 2017

D.C. friends joined owner Debbie Winsor for a picnic lunch in the country to celebrate the opening of her August Georges store in Washington, Virginia, April 30.

Less Crazy But Still Fun WHCA Weekend Correspondents’ Weekend


With the president away, it seemed easier to play. Parties at the Washington Hilton, site of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, were easier to navigate April 29. Parties around […]

Dear Mom: The Miracle That Should Have Happened


It has been 42 years, but the memory of the match won’t leave me. The year was 1975. The site was Forest Hills, Queens. On those clay courts, I watched […]