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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Four

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
by on Living Around

In the The Dowager’s Diary, the month of October, 1912 began with a reason to celebrate. It was the fifth wedding anniversary of Kate Roosevelt’s

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The Oval Room Gets Our Vote

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
by on Dining Around

Last summer The Oval Room closed briefly for a million-dollar renovation. And while the restaurant’s brighter, fresher look certainly enhances the dining experience, the new

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The Widow Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre
Focuses on Her Days After the Assassination

Friday, January 30th, 2015
by on Playing Around

During her time in the White House, Mary Todd Lincoln was often under attack. From a large, prominent Kentucky family, several of her half-brothers served

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Flicks For the Fourth of July – Freedom Ring!

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

“The United States is the only country with a known birthday.”  James G. Blaine It’s that time of year again when we lay out the

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Stewart Lewis – Renaissance Man

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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“I may be fourteen, but I read the New York Times. I don’t wear hair clips or paint my cell phone with nail polish, and

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My Career Choice: Rachel Kling and Sophie Szych –
Mixing It Up as Mixologists at The Quill

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Remember when we called them bartenders? And remember when most of them were men? No more! Now we know that there’s skill involved in not

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Artini 2014 at The Jefferson’s Quill –
Capturing Nature in a Martini Glass

Friday, March 7th, 2014
by on Living Around

Presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society, Artini is a vibrant evening of art, cocktails, entertainment, and dancing. From February through March, mixologists

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White House Holiday Tour – Deck the Halls!

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
by on Living Around

As an employee of the National Park Service, I have been outside the White House many times escorting tourists who are amazed by the landmarks

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