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Maybe, Just Maybe … Jazz Won’t Die

January 31, 2011


In celebration of a friend’s birthday, a crew of us located a couple of spots in the greater Georgetown region for food, fellowship, and tunes. We’d had a great time enjoying the cuisine and ambiance at a superb restaurant on the Waterfront called Farmers and Fishers so we piled into the car for the quarter […]

The Black White House

January 25, 2011


The Langston Room in what is becoming one of my favorite DC hangouts – Busboys & Poets – was filled to the brim last night with folks anxious to hear the remarks of scholar and author Clarence Lusane. His recently-released book, The Black History of the White House, was the subject of the talk and […]

Nikki Giovanni’s Busboys

January 12, 2011


I absolutely love Busboys & Poets. It’s an incredible local gathering spot with a name inspired by poet Langston Hughes, who’d worked as a busboy prior to becoming an internationally renowned poet back in the 1930s. It’s also one of the best cultural venues in the District of Columbia, with splendid food, a stylish environment, […]

How Could I Have Slept on Corcoran?

January 2, 2011


  I’d driven by the Corcoran countless times, known it to be a Washington treasure, but hadn’t so much as stepped in until recently. The result of my long-overdue visit? Let’s just say my visual senses enjoyed every moment. If you’re a lover of visual aesthetics, you’ll adore this place. From the building’s architecture to […]