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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Checking Out the Way Restaurants Have Changed

Husband Peter and I were hankering for Southeast Asian fare, so we revisited Laos In Town, where we had not supped since the pandemic...

Newcomers to Mount Vernon Restaurant Scene

As this strange, pandemic summer fades into an uncertain fall, DC neighborhoods—especially Mount Vernon Triangle—are gradually re-awakening. MVT is hot. Among its restaurant newcomers...

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

A new public broadcasting program spotlights the life of one of the most influential African American figures in the United States and one of...

Pleasant Dining Surprises and New Eats

Bloomingdale Delights Husband Peter had a pleasant experience the other day. Driving home mid-day from a doctor’s appointment, he searched for lunch in the Bloomingdale...

At The Movies

Flannery For a writer now so critically acclaimed, novelist and short story writer Flannery O’Connor (1924-1964) has never been the subject of a major film...

Shaw Streets

Despite fears that the economic crisis will lead to business closures, Shaw saw a burst of business openings in July. The crop of new...

Two Political Animals: Election Contention and A Political Paradigm

Written in a politically-conscious town, this column searches regularly for movies covering political campaigns, a common theme for film dramas because they feature a...

MidCity Outdoor Dining Options

Gradually our beloved Mid-City is coming back to life. Local restaurants and bars with patios, rooftops, and gardens have reopened for wining and dining....

National Book Festival Moves Online

The 20th Library of Congress National Book Festival will celebrate “American Ingenuity” in 2020, featuring the creativity and inspiration of some of the nation’s most...

Scribblers and Scandals: Journalism in the Movies

With movie houses still closed, the Hill Rag offers another selection of recent movies to watch while warming the couch. This month’s theme is...