[A photograph by Mark Shaw of John, Jacqueline, and Caroline Kennedy outside their Georgetown house, 3307 N Street NW, in 1959. In 1961, JFK was sworn in as the 35th president and so they moved to the White House.]
Saturday night was a busy one for me! I attended two events that could not have been more enjoyable or more different: Fashion for Paws at the National Building Museum, and Taste of the South at DAR Constitution Hall. At one venue you had decked-out models posing for a room full of cameras, and at the other you had a room full of people devouring southern food, dancing to Motown, and couldn't care less about a camera in the vicinity. In fact, I asked a particularly handsome young man if we could snap a shot of his outfit and he responded; “not now I’m going to get a beer.” More»
[As the tourists and cherry blossoms leave, we remember what was. Instagram by Brandon Ashley @B99Ashley]
From a classic Carine Roitfeld collection to an iconic Kate Moss photography book, there's never enough room for our favorite coffee table books. We've decided to sift through our fashion books and pick out some of the staple copies you need for your collection. Click through to see all of the must-have fashion books. More>>
Prince Harry is coming to the US next month for a six city tour from May 9 to 15, according to a press release from Clarence House. One of those stops will be right here in DC.
While in Washington, his royal hotness will swing by Capitol Hill for an exhibition on landmine clearance, one of the duties that comes with being a new patron for HALO Trust (his mother was actively involved in the organization as well). HALO Trust's Guy Willoughby and Cindy McCain will also be there. More»
Over the weekend in Washington, Matthew Morrison sang Broadway tunes to high society, puppies and socialites walked the catwalk, the Washington Ballet threw a "Hemingway in Paris" ball, southerners got wild at Taste of the South under a starry sky, and more:
Over the weekend, the Bush family welcomed the newest member to their political and social dynasty: baby Mila, born to proud parents Jenna Bush Hager, 31, and husband, Henry Hager, 34. Cute as a button and named after their grandmothers (a family tradition), Margaret Laura 'Mila' Hager was born on April 13th at 8:43 pm in New York City. More»
DC is fast becoming a cupcake town, and in the frenzy over Georgetown's brick and mortar offerings, it's easy for quality 'cakes to get lost in the mix. Enter Sweetbites, a happy little pink truck, filled to the brim with sweet, sweet confections. Though their location changes daily, their moist, delicious cupcakes are impossible to forget. More»
This week in Washington, the White House hosted legendary musicians for their Memphis Soul tribute concert, VEEP Season 2 premiered, patio parties, NFTE and more:
It seems spring has officially sprung. As DC clocks in its full week of warm temperatures and cherry blossoms bloom across the city, we here at GofG are ready for summer. And very few food trucks do summer better than Red Hook Lobster Pound does. With two trucks - Lobby 1 and 2 - you won't have to wait long for red, juicy lobsters to roll into your neighborhood.
Open Since: 2010
Why we like it: They serve up one of the best lobster rolls this side of New England. More»
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.