Robert Devaney

Fancy Food Show Wows, Wins Over D.C.

The 57th Summer Fancy Food Show occupied the exhibit halls of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, from July 10 to 12, as buyers and other attendees walked the aisles "to spot hot trends, find new ideas and source the latest products for stores and restaurants for the year to come" -- and to sample foods, which included the latest trends and flavors in chocolate, artisanal meats and cheeses, confections, snacks, beverages, salsas, spices and natural and organic products.

A Neighborly 4th of July for Georgetown

The hometown parade along MacArthur Boulevard is a favorite of Georgetowners. Add to that list the Citizens Association of Georgetown's July 4th celebration at Rose Park, kicked by a sidewalk parade of toddlers around the block.

The Northern Neck of Virginia

The birthplace of George Washington, James Madison, James Monroe and Robert E. Lee, Northern Neck lies between the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers. Early in America's history, its plantation-owning society was a powerful leader with river transport so easily at hand but the peninsula was left behind by the railroad and the nation's expansion. Today, we benefit from this pause in time.

Nationals Park Upgrades With N.Y. Eateries

New York City's Union Square Hospitality Group -- which includes Blue Smoke, Box Frites, El Verano Taqueria and the most ...

Family Fun on Volta Park Day . . . Then, the Thunder

Volta Park pool opens its full summer schedule on June 21: Tuesday through Thursday, 1 to 8 p.m., public; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.; closed Monday.

BID Members, Friends 'Come Out and Play' at Swedish Embassy

Board members, staff, friends and business leaders met June 9 for a lively annual meeting of the Georgetown Business Improvement District at the House of Sweden on the edge of the Potomac.

Hays Family Honored With Lifetime Award From Georgetown Business Association

The Hays family -- and their store, The Phoenix, on Wisconsin Avenue since 1955 -- was given the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award ...

President and Daughters Get Ice Cream in Georgetown on Father's Day

First father, President Barack Obama, treated daughters Malia and Sasha, along with his niece and nephew, to ice cream at ...

DMV Office May Move Out of Georgetown Park

Attention, commercial real estate agents: The District is seeking space for a new Department of Motor Vehicles location. Georgetown Park landlord Vornado Realty Trust is renovating part of the M Street mall, and its plans may include the DMV offices on the lower level.

President Obama and Chancellor Merkel dine at 1789

Before her official welcome to Washington today, President Barack Obama took German Chancellor Angela Merkel to 1789 Restaurant, where they dined alone, having salad and beef tenderloin but no dessert, at the second-floor Wickets Room, June 6.

Middleburg's National Sporting Library Shows Off in the Federal City

Horse and hunt country lovers traveled from as far as Middleburg, Va., as well as nearby Georgetown to the Kalorama townhouse of the Johnsons for a cocktail reception to benefit the National Sporting Library and Museum in Middleburg, May 19. The library's board chairman Manuel (Manley) Johnson and vice chairman Jacqueline Badger Mars served as event hosts.

Serendipity 3 Opens Its Doors to Customers

You can stop asking when. On Memorial Day, Serendipity 3 officially opened its doors at the busy intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street, May 30, to customers who quickly discovered they had to wait to get a table in the packed restaurant, once home to the famed Nathans.

Citizens Honor Community Achievers at Annual Meeting

The Citizens Association of Georgetown met May 17 at Dumbarton House on Q Street to elect its officers, hand out its community awards and hear from Ward 2 Councilman Jack Evans, who discussed the Mayor's proposed budget and his own opposition to tax increases.

Another Pizzeria Coming to 34th & M?

Another pizza joint might be coming to the corner of 34th and M Streets, in the old Philly Cheesesteak spot, once home to the legendary Cellar Door. It will be called Fuhggetaboutit New York Pizza.

Newsbabes Fight Cancer With Verve, Class and Beauty

D.C.'s Newsbabes lit up the Collonade Room May 17 at the Fairmont Hotel, all to benefit the fight against cancer, to meet friends and colleagues and to make some guys smile

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