Honoring the Fallen at Police Week (photos)

The names of 371 law enforcement officers, including 158 who died in 2018, were formally dedicated during the 31st annual candlelight vigil on the National Mall, held on May 13.

Ball for the Mall: ‘Best Park in the World’

The Trust for the National Mall held its annual Ball for the Mall May 9. Supporters filled the tent on the Mall near Madison...

Phillips Gala and Bash Celebrate Mexico

The Phillips Collection’s annual gala, Mexico: A Land of Beauty, celebrated the art and culture of Mexico. This summer, the art museum will present...

37th Gourmet Gala: For Moms’ and Babies’ Health

The March of Dimes Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum May 8 featured Washington notables, including more than 50 members of Congress, who...

Washington Ballet: ‘Illuminate and Ignite’

The theme of this year’s gala at the Anthem May 10 was illustrated with sparking “big rock” plastic rings and glow sticks. Jean-Marie Fernandez,...

Business Ins & Outs: Current Newspapers, Georgetown Main Street, and Moby Dick

OUT: THE CURRENT FOLDS It’s the end of the line for the Current Newspapers, Inc., which filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection May 10. The...

America Loses Its Sweetheart, Doris Day

The big band singer and movie star celebrated her 97th birthday only a few months earlier, still in good health, but reportedly succumbed to pneumonia.  

Codepink Holds Press Event Outside Venezuelan Embassy

On May 13, social-justice group Codepink held a press conference outside of the Embassy of Venezuela in Georgetown to discuss the recent escalation of protests surrounding the building.

Category-1 Gas Leak Gets Early Morning Attention

The continuing gas leak problems in Georgetown will be the focus of a May 15 public hearing at the 1325 G St. NW offices of the DC Public Service Commission.

Lush Garden Rooms Beguile on Garden Tour

Those on the May 11 tour, organized by the Georgetown Garden Club, took in not only trees, plantings and flowers but pools, fountains, statuary and garden furniture.