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A Fashionable Portrait Circle Spring Soirée

On Monday, April 8, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery celebrated its Portrait Circle Spring Soirée with a conversation on art, portraiture and fashion featuring...

DC Capital Stars Rise Above the Beatles

The Top 10 DC Public and Charter High school talent finalists competed on April 10 at the Kennedy Center to a capacity-filled Eisenhower Theatre....

80 Years and Counting

Staying power were the words used by Dr Laura Meyers , CEO of Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington before a ballroom packed crowd at...

Jessica Yellin and Her News Pals

Press and politics mixed nicely at the April 4 book party for former CNN White House correspondent Jessica Yellin and her new novel, “Savage...

Georgetown French Market Has the ‘Je Na Said Quoi’

In Paris or Montreal, an open-air market is a “marché à ciel ouvert” and a sidewalk sale is a “vente-trottoir.” There being no French...

Shakespeare’s 455th Birthday at the Folger (photos)

The celebration concluded with a grand appearance and cutting of the cake by Queen Elizabeth I herself, accompanied by her favorite, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burleigh.

Festival Concludes with the National Cherry Blossom Parade (photos)

Gray skies gave way to sunshine and warmth just in time as the District's celebration of Spring, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, concluded on...

GU Students Vote for ‘Reconciliation Fee’

The proposed fee of $27.20 per student per semester would create a fund to help descendants of the 272 slaves sold by the university in 1838. 

Tech Tip: Make This Password Different From All the Others

If an e-commerce site you’ve registered at or bought from gets hacked, and you’ve used the same password you use for everything else, hackers are going to gain access to your in-box.

Glover Park Rite Aid to Close May 18

The departure is the second major retail business closure in Glover Park, after Starbucks, opposite the Rite Aid, called it quits last month.