Author: Dara Klatt

The DMV is…So Hard Core

Crisp, refreshing and deliciously dry hard cider is in. As Thanksgiving arrives and temperatures dip, here’s where to start sipping. Once upon a 17th and 18th century, hard cider was a household staple –...

Give her a ‘high ten’

Celebrating Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics’ Championship. There’s a lot to celebrate about Elena Delle Donne. The Washington Mystics superstar and WNBA player of the year led the franchise this year to...

Faces of Innovation

For a city at the political epicenter, the technology and start-up sectors all too often get snubbed. That’s mistake number one. The tech community is mightier and more ambitious than many realize. Its energy...

Unforgettable Events

Bryan Rafanelli, one of the country’s glitziest event planners and the author of “A Great Party” shares his behind-the-scenes secrets on elegant diplomatic events and playful Kids’ State Dinners to A-list weddings and charity...

Like Mother, Like Daughter

The “driven and independent” daughter of Monaco’s ambassador celebrates her wedding with an intimate, non-traditional affair, and reflects on her mother’s influence. KIMBERLEY DOYLE AND JOHN PASZTERKO  When Maguy Maccario-Doyle, the current and first...

Inside Homes: Welcome to Bahrain, in McLean

The Bahraini Ambassador’s residence is a place for dignitaries to dine, artists to be showcased and neighborhood kids to playfully romp. The Kingdom of Bahrain is a Middle Eastern archipelago, tucked in a bay...

Greta Thunberg Wants Us to Panic, then Act

The world is listening to the impassioned voice of a 16-year-old climate activist. Our house is on fire. I am here to say, our house is on fire,” Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old climate activist...

5 Tips for Dressing Well According to Sid Washburn

One of the nation’s finest (and perhaps kindest) menswear designers and retailers – with shops in Georgetown, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas and Los Angeles – shares enduring style sense for the modern man.  CLEAN &...

Indulge in a Fall Adrenaline Rush

Savor a crisp and cool amusement park experience – from VIP start to high speed turn and surge. There is nothing like the thrill of rumbling up 300 feet and then plummeting 80 degrees...