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In the Footsteps of WWI Soldiers in France

Bastille Day, July 14, is a time to reflect on the enduring friendship between France and our country and on the revolutions that gave...

Powerlifting: The Fountain of Youth Within

Everyone is looking for the silver bullet of longevity — the special diet, supplement, medication, activity or procedure to slow down the hands of...

Advice on Parenting: Ask Chloe

How to beat the potential for summer lags in academic advancement? The key is making sure that kids stay creative, imaginative and exploratory — plus the good, old-fashioned R&R we crave at any age.

Festival Showcases Cultures of Armenia, Catalonia (photos)

At this year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Catalans stood on each other's shoulders, building towers called castells as high as eight levels over the National Mall.

Big Hole, Big Crane at Hyde-Addison

The east and north footings, which will support the foundation of the expanded elementary school, are due to be completed any day now, along with the final removal of rock from the excavated site.  

Plastic Straws Could Be Out the Door

A 2017 documentary titled “Straws” is drawing as much attention to plastic straws as Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” did to climate change. However, no group of skeptics about the dangers of plastic straws has appeared (as yet).

Classic French Makeup Looks

Please note: The Skin Care and Makeup Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, at Own Your Wonder has been postponed. A new date in...

Scotland for the weekend

With new nonstop service between Dulles and Edinburgh, a quick getaway to Scotland should be on your travel agenda for the next long weekend. I...

Up on the Roof: Rosewood Celebrates Summer

With its panoramic views, plush sofas and beautiful landscaping, the Rooftop at Rosewood Washington, D.C., has become a cozy haven for those “in the...

Andres Helps O’Connell Celebrate 40 Years

The Georgetowner takes this opportunity to heartily congratulate Patrick O’Connell on the 40th anniversary of the beloved Inn at Little Washington and welcome José Andrés to Georgetown.