Washington Life Magazine

Home Design: Everyday Extraordinary

MacKenzie-Childs opens in Georgetown. When you think of MacKenzie-Childs, you might picture black and white checkers, bold patterns and hand-painted everything. The New York-based homeware company has opened a pop-up shop in Georgetown and...

The Dish: Food Meets Scene

Nobu opens in the West End to ample fanfare.  Nobu’s reputation precedes it as a place to see and be seen, frequented by the likes of the Obamas and Kardashians. Its opening in Washington’s...

Book Talk: Origins Of A Zoo

From capture to conservation, “Raising America’s Zoo” tells the history of the National Zoo, beginning with its first family of gorillas.

Features: Give a Home

Ed Sheeran plays an intimate living room concert for refugee awareness. Pop music star Ed Sheeran made a casual pit stop at a private residence in Northwest Washington between two sold- out shows at Capital...

Book Talk: Evolution of An Author

The path from chick lit to historical fiction was a natural one says Karin Tanabe, author of “The Diplomat’s Daughter” (Atria Books, 2017), set at a Texas internment camp and in the Pacific theater during World War II. “I missed research,” explains the formal journalist, and writing the book provided her the opportunity to do a lot of it.

Real Estate: The Wharf has Landed

How Monty Hoffman is transforming the Southwest waterfront. It’s always a good sign when a real estate developer chooses to live in a community he created from scratch. “As they say, never trust a skinny...

Home Design: Inaugural DC Modern Home Tour

These stunning homes live on the cutting-edge.  Next Saturday October 7 the Modern House Tour is making its debut in Washington, DC.The Modern Architecture + Design Society is hosting the self-guided tour to give...