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Art and the City

It is a sense you get when you first glance at the painting. You know right away that David Amoroso sees the intricacies as...

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...

At Arena Stage, Too Smart for Their Own Good

Racism – or more precisely the perception of race – has weighed heavily on Americans for centuries, with a profound resurgence since the election...

Dining Notes – May 2017

Husband Peter, a barbecue aficionado, was thrilled to learn that Sloppy Mama’s has arrived at Union Market. You’ll find it where Andrew Evans’ barbecue...

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,...

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...

At The Movies – July 2017

The Beguiled Among Clint Eastwood’s earlier films is a kind of outlier, a Civil War suspense drama that had Clint, as a Union soldier, at...

Art and the City – August 2017

Art explodes from Rick Bach like solar flares, seemingly at the speed of light. It started at birth. In Pittsburgh. His father owned an auto...

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...

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...