Author: Catherine Trifiletti

A Visionary Voyage

Rocker Jim James teams up with Louisville Orchestra’s Teddy Abrams to create a “large-scale symphonic suite” and an album called “The Order of Nature.” Music’s ability to transcend the basic human sensory experience is important...

My Washington: Virginia Ali

Virginia Ali | Owner, Ben’s Chili Bowl As Ben’s Chili Bowl celebrates 61 years as one of Washington’s most cherished landmarks, owner Virginia Ali reminisces about the golden era of the U Street corridor....

Home Life: Nantucket in Northwest

CNN journalist Dana Bash’s upper Northwest Washington home is a refuge from her busy travel schedule. On any given day, you might find CNN’s chief political correspondent Dana Bash visiting the U.S.-Mexico border alongside...

Eternal Summer

Our favorite heat-wave season isn’t over yet, so do taste the last of these photo-friendly cocktails before they’re gone.   COLUMBIA ROOM The Double Dealer For the grandfather of bespoke cocktails head to Columbia...

¡Viva La Cosecha!

Edens bring Latin culture to Union Market Holistic market concepts are hardly new on the scene (Mario Batali has several Eatalys and José Andrés just opened Mercado Little Spain at Hudson Yards in Manhattan),...

Triple Threat

The electro-pop trio SHAED is giving listeners ear candy.  When Apple Music picked up SHAED’s single “Trampoline” for its MacBook Air commercial lat year, the ripple effect was real. The ethereal song shot up...

Inside Homes: Reinventing Selma

Sharon Virts and Scott Miller embarked on a two year project to renovate an abandoned historic property in Leesburg, Va. only to find they were not alone on their journey.  The expression “if these...

Up, Up and Away

Head up the Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs to The Broadmoor’s Cloud Camp for a rustic and romantic retreat.  There’s going on vacation and then there’s truly getting away. The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs...

A Pocket Full of Harmonicas

International phenom Frédéric Yonnet brings his dynamic instrument to younger generations. If music is transportation, then Frédéric Yonnet is in the business of transcendence. That is what the accomplished harmonica player teaches young people whom...