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Ears Perk Up at Plans for C&O Canal

Georgetown Heritage will be contracting for a new canal boat, using part of a $3-million grant from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, matched with private funds.

Summer Siesta

Surround your family and friends in the chic and effortless styles of the Mediterranean. Add functional wicker and rattan pieces with inspired accents and...

Independence Day in the Nation’s Capital (photos)

After the 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps performed, Abigail and John Adams, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington read the Declaration of Independence aloud.

Washington Harbour to Sell for $415 Million

Global Holdings Group, an investment company with ties to a prominent Israeli family, reportedly has a contract with the current South Korean owners to buy the 562,105-square-foot Georgetown complex.

Branca Shares Memories at Tudor Place

Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.

Garden Tour Offered Verdant Variety

Two of the gardens on the May 12 tour hadn’t been shown since the tour was first organized in 1928 by Edmonia Whitehead as a community fundraiser for one of the first integrated schools in Washington, D.C.  

Christ Church Marks 200 Years

Hundreds of parishioners gathered at the Georgetown landmark for a special service commemorating the laying of the church cornerstone on May 12, 1818.

Weekend Round Up May 3, 2018

What will you celebrate this Saturday, May 5: the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Willard's Bonnets & Bow Ties party or Karl Marx's 200th birthday at the Goethe-Institut?

Le Decor: Mom Likes to Garden Party

Many of us first had a trowel put in our child-size hands by Mom. So it’s fitting that the Georgetown Garden Tour and Mother’s...

The Auction Block: Impressionist and Modern Art Special

BRINGING THE HAMMER DOWN Final selling prices for noteworthy items at recent auctions