Alison Schafer

Summer Camps of the Day

Ahhh, summer. My boys would spend the best time of the year playing “gear grinding game,” which isn’t its ...

Robert Nixon’s ‘Mission Blue’ at the Environmental Film Festival

A documentary on ocean explorer Cynthia Earle tells the story of her photographic work and the threatened aquatic life she loves.

The Rixey Scale: Design Mix of Modern and Classic

It’s a gut renovation, costing upwards of $1.5 million dollars. The windows are covered in plywood and the ...

‘God Is in the Details’ for a Georgetown Mystery Novel

It drove me crazy when I watched the finale of the first season of “Homeland” and the street sign in ...

Environmental Film Festival Coming March 12

Two weeks before show time, the Environmental Film Festival's office on 31st Street NW is a place of quiet ...

Georgetown Markets Build Community

It used to be the two “S’s,” Scheele’s and Sara’s, that kept the east side of Georgetown ...

Private School Admissions Can Be Testing for All

You can see them huddled together near the basketball court at Rose Park. Catch a snatch of a conversation between ...

Rose Park Tennis

One quick glance as you walk by and you can see it. They are good. They are really, really good ...

Hyde-Addison

You might not see them right away, but you sure can hear them. The teacher bellows, “Supermans!” and a bunch ...

84th Georgetown Garden Tour:

Some of them are grand. Some are architecturally intriguing, some full of plants with exotic names, like chocolate mimosa (you ...

Tudor Place, Georgetown's Washington Family Connection

In a town where only the very latest polling data is news, people still care about what came before the rattle of the Metro bus and the latest scandal. At Tudor Place, the past is not only present, it vibrates.

Gemstones: Going Past Diamonds Into Color

Maybe you’re past the red food stages of Valentine and are ready for the next step in romance: that would be rocks. Sparkly ones. According to a wildly unscientific Yahoo poll, diamonds are the most popular gemstones. But that’s changing.

Romantic Country Retreats

A February weekend is the perfect time to drop in on two of America’s grandest old ladies. They are the original spas, the ones who set the standard for American resorts, the Homestead and the Greenbrier.

‘Fowl’ play in easton, Md.

Every year for the last four decades, a small town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has opened its doors to ...

Playgroup Rivalries

One of the best parts of living in Georgetown is the array of secret lives glimpsed through windows, down pathways ...

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