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Georgetown Gardens: Dumbarton Oaks

Georgetown gardens are numerous but there is a century-old specimen that outshines all its competitors. Dumbarton Oaks is a country estate built in a city. Located on R Street NW in Washington DC, it nestles between Rock Creek Park…

Georgetown GLOW Spring Edition art installation
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DC’s Georgetown GLOW Shines Bright

DC’s Georgetown GLOW is the “ray of light” that we all desperately seek in a year of darkness and fear. It is reminiscent of the joy we felt/feel when we finally confirm our first Covid vaccination appointment, eat inside…

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Be An Explorer In DC Neighborbood Georgetown

The slogan for DC neighborhood Georgetown is “A Story in Every Brick.” You better believe it! It is not certain who was “George” in George Town. Naturally it is presumed to be George Washington but Georgetown’s founding preceded George’s…

Georgetown Glow DC featured an illuminated poem.
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Holiday Light Show: Georgetown GLOW

A holiday light show is a magnet for me. So on a blustery cold December evening, wearing only a thin pea coat with no hat or gloves, I began my night holiday safari to discover the 2019 edition of…

Activities Washington DC

Georgetown GLOW DC

Georgetown (known as Washington, D.C.’s “original neighborhood”) turns on the lights … literally … at Christmas. The newest holiday sensation is GLOW in Georgetown. It onsists of 11 installations from 16 local and international artists scattered around the city…

Adventure U.S. Washington DC

Brookland: Washington DC’s Little Rome

Brookland is a Washington D.C. neighborhood christened “Little Rome.” It earned this moniker decades ago because the Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception are located here. But the neighborhood is…

Reflections Washington DC

Miracle on A Street NE

There is a neighborhood in Washington DC which I nicknamed “The Miracle on A Street NE” in homage to the 20th Century Fox film called “A Miracle on 34th Street.” We all yearn to be part of those magical…