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The White House Grounds’ Remarkable Continuity of Care

The White House grounds are a unique example of American residential landscape design, embodying writer Nora Gallagher’s observation that “the road to the sacred...

FoodPrints in the Classroom

“I want more broccoli!” That’s certainly not a common childhood refrain, but it’s one I was amused to hear during a recent visit to...

DC Launches ReThread

That favorite sweater with the worn elbow. The dress that would be perfect were it just a tad looser around the waist, that shirt...

A Victorian Reimagined

This 1895 row house in Washington’s Bloomingdale neighborhood was reasonably well maintained over the years, but several interior renovations had left it with oddly-laid-out...

Season’s Greenings at the Botanic Garden

Season’s Greenings is open every day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Jan. 1, 2018. Remember that the best things in life are free....

A Breakout Year for Clean Decisions

Local businessman Will Avila could not believe it when he heard that his business, Clean Decisions, had been selected as a participant in Unlocked...

CHRS House & Garden Tour

The CHRS 61st annual House & Garden Tour takes place Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 from 4 to 7 p.m.; and May 13 from...

Dear Problem Lady

Can you please identify a flower I never noticed before – blooming in a great swath along the border above the back steps at...

Five Mortgage Loan Programs That Help You Win!

The multitude of factors that feed into buying a home in the District are enough to send your head spinning for days, especially for...

Flowers for Lincoln Park

Three-foot-tall concrete urns – 17 of them – sat in Lincoln Park empty for decades. I saw them daily when I moved to Capitol...