Linnea Kristiansson

Helping to End Human Trafficking: Two Women, Two Organizations

April 16 was the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C. More than 3,000 enslaved ...

White House Correspondents’ Weekend: More Mindful of Journalists, Still Fun

One of Washington's biggest party weekends has come and gone. A bit dialed back, it remains a sight to see and be seen, whether in a garden in Georgetown and at the cavernous Washington Hilton.

New Traffic Signal Timing Begins Friday for Downtown, Georgetown

Almost 650 intersections in the greater downtown Washington, D.C., area will undergo traffic signal "timing optimization" on Friday, April 24. The project continues throughout May.

Recognition for Hometown Tennis Heroes of Jim Crow Era

Few people know that the Williams sisters weren’t the first African American siblings to take tennis by storm. Before ...

Tour Couture: 84th House Tour

This issue’s cover celebrates a contemporary take on the Georgetown House Tour. The photo of models Alessa Fisher and ...

Suicide Near Capitol Building on Saturday

On Saturday afternoon, as tourists flocked to the Tidal Basin and the National Mall to view the cherry blossoms, Leo P. Thornton, a 22-year-old from Illinois, shot and killed himself near the U.S. Capitol building.

Wisconsin Avenue and M Street: Second Most Dangerous Intersection?

The District Department of Transportation has identified the city’s most dangerous intersections for pedestrians, and most are downtown. Overall ...

Meet the New Boss

Ever since Muriel Bowser – not unexpectedly – won the November general election, becoming the District of Columbia’s second female mayor ...

Great Meadow Prepares for Nations Cup

"We are very proud to be able to bring three-day eventing to Great Meadow. It is probably the most difficult ...

A Hat for the Races

With summer on its way, so is the equestrian season. Perhaps you want to buy a dramatic hat for the ...

Road to the Derby

Each year, horses have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to run in the Kentucky Derby. To earn a spot at the starting ...

Get Active, Get Ready — Summer Is Coming

Sometimes, sessions in the gym seem long and dull. Going out for a run can be impossible on days when ...

Club Monaco to Take Over Rhino Bar Space

Four years after the Ralph Lauren-owned retailer departed Georgetown, Club Monaco will take over the Rhino Bar space at 3295 M St. NW.

SoulCycle on Wisconsin Avenue

The trendy spin studio SoulCycle will take over a former Georgetown restaurant and hookah bar later this year. The company ...

A.U. Professor Sentenced for Stealing Prescription Drugs

American University professor David Pitts was sentenced to a year and one day in prison for second-degree burglary, after he was caught starting fires near and stealing pills and prescription pads from an building on New Mexico Avenue.

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