September 22nd, 2010 Issue

For Vincent Gray, One Path to Victory Began in Georgetown

For Vincent Gray, One Path to Victory Began in Georgetown

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, they say. In Vincent Gray’s case, one way to decide to run for mayor of the District of Columbia included a Italian dinner in Georgetown – with some pretty persuasive women

A Political Wrap Up

A Political Wrap Up

By Tuesday, you might’ve been deceived into thinking nothing had changed in Washington, D.C. Vincent Gray was still sitting in his accustomed Chairman’s seat as the DC Council returned, preparing to tackle ticklish and problematic issues including a looming budget deficit reported at $100 million.

Bed Bugs: Learnings from the Little Ones

Bed Bugs: Learnings from the Little Ones

The DC region is already among the top ten areas hit by the recent bed bug infestation, and it’s predicted to approach the notoriously overrun New York City in a year or two. Denizens disturbed by the news should take something from the creatures for a change.

All’s well with “All’s Well”

All’s well with “All’s Well”

Almost any production of William Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” is bound to be problematic. That’s because the play is, well, one of those problem plays in the Shakespeare canon — plays which are difficult to stage, about which there are critical misgivings, to say the least. To that category you could probably lend the title “lesser Shakespeare”. They don’t go down well with their after-taste and often don’t play as well as they should because lesser characters sometimes take over the play. Put “Cymbeline” on that list alongside “Pericles”. Perhaps add “Troilus and Cressida,” “Henry VIII,” and even “The Winter’s Tale,” — let alone “Timon of Athens” to which we can only say, when’s the last time you’ve seen that?

Returning to Paint

Returning to Paint

Inscape that has hints of the natural world as well as jewel-fragments is found in the work of Robin Kohlman Fried.

Going Country

Going Country

The National Sporting Library Benefit Polo Match and Luncheon on September 19, sponsored by The Georgetowner, was not only an incredible success, but a gorgeous event spectacle and a delightful afternoon. As the sun shown gently from above and the cool breeze whisked through the summer tent, guests and donors gathered around to take part in a silent auction of equestrian-themed merchandise, delicious food, fine company, and world-class polo at the Virginia International Polo Club, located at historic Llangollen in Upperville, Virginia.

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