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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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...

Dining Notes – August 2017

It’s August, and according to popular wisdom, Capitol Hill is supposed to be dormant. Not so this year; lots of things are happening, especially...

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...

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...

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...

The Poetic Hill – July 2017  

Michael H. Levin is a lawyer, solar-energy developer and writer based in DC. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York...

Bright and Lively Spanish Whites

This August, discover the bright white wines from Spain offering diversity, lively freshness, and best of all, value. Every day my customers ask me,...

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,...