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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Not All Passenger Ships Are Floating Palaces

On the eve of my “crossing the pond” travel adventure, I could barely contain myself. There’s a clue about what I was up to...

The Salt Line is a Beautiful Scene

It is a spectacular setting. The Salt Line (79 Potomac Ave. SE) sits right on Diamond Teague Park, between Nationals Park and the Anacostia...

Exciting Kid-Friendly and Family-Centric Programs in the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood

As everyone makes plans for the warm months ahead, the Capitol Riverfront will be the center of daily activity and summer celebration. An exciting...

How to Spend a Day in Ivy City

Nestled in a deceptively quiet part of the District, the tiny neighborhood of Ivy City has emerged as the unofficial capital of local distilleries,...

Thirty Great Ways to Enjoy a DC Summer

Get in the Swim Dive into a Summer of Sharks at National Geographic More than a hundred million sharks are killed each year, primarily for their...

The Poetic Hill – June 2017

John “Jake” Cosmos Aller is a novelist and poet who formerly lived on Capitol Hill near Lincoln Park. A former Foreign Service officer who...

The Literary Hill – June 2017

No “I” in Team “In the early years of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts,” writes Chris Fussell, “we were trying to defeat a twenty-first century...

Art and the City – June 2017

Be careful. Don’t look at it for too long or you’ll be a captive of its seemingly innocent charm. Resist its enchantment or you’ll...

Sir Winston: An Intensive Study of the Great Man in Crisis

Churchill As one of the singular personages of the 20th Century, Winston Churchill—especially after his death in 1965—has been appropriately featured in popular entertainment. As...

Spring into Rosé Season: 10 Pink Wines to Drink Now

Make Pink Wine Your New BFF with this Handy Guide to the Carefree Wine of Summer I’m a serious believer in drinking rosé all year-round,...