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Weekend Round Up September 13, 2018

During this weekend of countries and cultures, you can drape kilts at Dumbarton House, do tai chi in Chinatown Park and, on Sunday, take in a Central American fiesta and an Egyptian accordion concert.

Powered Scooters, Bikes Beating Out Pedals

DDOT’s dockless vehicle demonstration program, originally from October of 2017 through last April, was extended through August and now will run through the end of the year.

Jekyll Island: A Festival of the Senses

Southern Living’s Shrimp & Grits Festival, Sept. 14 to 16, is just another excuse to visit Jekyll Island, a historic piece of Georgia coastline — or, as a friend put it: “Nantucket on a budget.”

SALONS of GEORGETOWN

The political players in town come and go, and our city is always in a state of change, but one thing remains: Georgetown is...

Historic Newport, Rhode Island: Nautically Stylish

By Trish Fox Imagine a wave of brilliant, billowing sails gliding across Narragansett Bay, and you have one stunning snapshot of the rich seaport heritage...

Fall Style: Beauty

#ILOVEFALL By Lauretta J. McCoy Fall is on the way! However, you can vanquish the Kryptonite-powered fear of changing styles and colors. The super heroes of...

Back to School in Georgetown

Student numbers are up in Georgetown, with neighborhood homes increasingly being bought and remodeled by urban-oriented millennial families with school-age children, according to local architects.

Saudi Women Pitch Their Dreams at Halcyon

The budding entrepreneurs shared their stories at an Aug. 16 pitch event in Georgetown, part of their participation in a summer Halcyon Incubator Intensive.

Big Wheel Bikes Closes In on 50 Years

Mike Sendar has been in the bicycle retail business for close to 50 years, since 1971, when he opened the Georgetown store with Harold Rivkin. There are now five locations in the D.C. area.

In Praise of Dogs

Among the heroic and famous, there really is only one dog we cherish until our last breath. It is the one who shared our lives with us, always, no matter how long, all too briefly.