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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Thirty Great Ways to Enjoy a DC Summer

Get in the Swim Dive into a Summer of Sharks at National Geographic More than a hundred million sharks are killed each year, primarily for their...

Art and the City – June 2017

Be careful. Don’t look at it for too long or you’ll be a captive of its seemingly innocent charm. Resist its enchantment or you’ll...

Spring into Rosé Season: 10 Pink Wines to Drink Now

Make Pink Wine Your New BFF with this Handy Guide to the Carefree Wine of Summer I’m a serious believer in drinking rosé all year-round,...

The Poetic Hill – June 2017

John “Jake” Cosmos Aller is a novelist and poet who formerly lived on Capitol Hill near Lincoln Park. A former Foreign Service officer who...

Dining Notes – July 2017

We had not tasted Swiss cuisine since visiting that Alpine nation on a European vacation long ago. Therefore, we were surprised to find this...

Gifting Affordable Luxury this Mother’s Day

She helped you with the school science fair, she taught you how to drive, she was the referee and stoic arbitrator when you fought...

Exciting Kid-Friendly and Family-Centric Programs in the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood

As everyone makes plans for the warm months ahead, the Capitol Riverfront will be the center of daily activity and summer celebration. An exciting...

DC’s Homegrown Festival Makes Good

From MerleFest in North Carolina to Grey Fox in the Catskills, bluegrass festivals give fans a chance to catch rising stars and celebrated headliners,...

Kenfe Bellay of Sidamo Ethiopian Coffee and Tea

Kenfe Bellay holds several jobs as co-owner of a streetside staple, a stopover for a posse of regulars seeking caffeinated infusions (i.e., coffee) on...

Not All Passenger Ships Are Floating Palaces

On the eve of my “crossing the pond” travel adventure, I could barely contain myself. There’s a clue about what I was up to...