Robert Devaney

Caution: D.C. Council Members Headed to Las Vegas

D.C. government leaders are going to Las Vegas to drum up business for the city. Really. It just looks awkward. It's not, really.

Obama Fired Up With Kindred Spirits at APAICS Gala

President Barack Obama, a Hawaiian, shared the aloha spirit with 1,000 admirers at the 18th Annual Gala for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies May 8.

Garden Tour: Just the Ticket to See Neighbors, Friends and Get Inspired

The 84th Georgetown Garden Tour, held Saturday May 5, showed off eight gardens along with side and back yards of varying scale, cresting at the Allbrittons’ Bowie-Sevier House on Q Street.

Meeting at UDC Tonight on Wisconsin Avenue Work in Glover Park

In response to concerns about the construction work in Glover Park along Wisconsin Avenue, Ward 3 council member Mary Cheh and Terry Bellamy, director of D.C.’s Department of Transportation, will meet with residents in Window’s Lounge at the University of the District of Columbia from 7 to 8:30 p.m., 4200 Connecticut Ave., N.W.

Preppy Pink Party Benefits Komen Race for the Cure

Running and walking enthusiasts, supporters of breast health and breast cancer research and generally fun individuals gathered at Hudson Restaurant on M Street May 2 to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

White House Correspondents' Weekend

The parties before and after the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, April 28, are at least half the fun of ...

An Impressive 57th Corcoran Ball

Once again the Corcoran Gallery transformed into an exhibit gala of guests, dinner and dance for its 57th annual ball ...

Nobody's Late for 'Alice in Wonderland' Ball

The Mellon Auditorium glistened with red and gold as dancers celebrated the Washington Ballet's own premiere take on Lewis ...

Georgetown Farmers' Market Re-Opens Wednesday

The Georgetown Farmers Market opens Wednesday, May 2, for its tenth season in Rose Park.

5 Years Ago, Fire Almost Took Down Public Library

During lunchtime on April 30, 2007, a fire nearly destroyed the Georgetown Public Library at R Street and Wisconsin Avenue. That same morning, a fire had swept through Eastern Market, one of Capitol Hill's most popular food, shopping and meeting spots. Today, both buildings have been re-built and made even better.

D.C. Schools Celebrate the Henderson Effect

It has been a noteworthy week for D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson. She outlined a comprehensive plan for public schools, received an honorary doctorate from her alma mater, Georgetown University, and had six of her schools chosen to receive $4.5 million dollars over three years from Target to improve literacy.

John Edwards: Far From Georgetown Today

John Edwards is currently on trial in Greensboro, N.C., for alleged illegal campaign contributions. Almost one million dollars were supposedly used to cover up his affair and support his mistress and illegitimate child, while his wife suffered (and later died) from cancer.

'Veep': HBO's Comedic Take on Our Number 2

Before its April 22 Sunday night cable debut, the cast of HBO's comedy series, "Veep," checked into Washington April 11 at the United States Institute of Peace for red-carpet poses and interviews along with a reception and preview of the first episode.

Space Shuttle Discovery Retires to Air & Space Museum

The Space Shuttle Discovery was officially received by the Smithsonian Institution April 19 and placed on permanent display, replacing the shuttle Enterprise at the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center, next to Dulles Airport.

Stylin’ with Brad at Brooks Brothers

Television personality and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski stopped by Brooks Brothers on M Street April 13 during his seven-city book ...

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