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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Capitol Roots

By and By A decade ago, it wasn’t easy to find bluegrass music in DC. Diehard fans might seek out events of the DC Bluegrass...

Summer of Riesling: The Racy and Versatile Wine that You Can’t...

The noble Riesling grape is full of complexity, mouth-watering acidity, and lively freshness. It is also the most widely misunderstood wine. Do not be...

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...

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...

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...

How to Spend a Day in Ivy City

Nestled in a deceptively quiet part of the District, the tiny neighborhood of Ivy City has emerged as the unofficial capital of local distilleries,...

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...

The Literary Hill – June 2017

No “I” in Team “In the early years of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts,” writes Chris Fussell, “we were trying to defeat a twenty-first century...

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...