A Stitch in Time

Congratulations to The Silken Thread, an embroidery boutique which celebrated it’s fifth anniversary Tuesday evening – proving that a hobby really can turn heads.“After having my first daughter, I wanted to stay home with her,” said Laura Swanstrom Reece (pictured at right with the author), “so I… Read More

Having a Ball: Opera in the Outfield

Nationals Stadium has its fair share of balls… but nothing like A Masked Ball (Un Ballo in Maschera). Each year, the Washington National Opera, in partnership with Target, presents a free, live opera broadcast at Nationals Park. This year’s simulcast, Verdi’s dramatic opera A Masked Ball will take place on… Read More

Having a Ball: Opera in the Outfield

Nationals Stadium has its fair share of balls… but nothing like A Masked Ball (Un Ballo in Maschera). Each year, the Washington National Opera, in partnership with Target, presents a free, live opera broadcast at Nationals Park. This year’s simulcast, Verdi’s dramatic opera A Masked Ball will take place on… Read More

An NBA Bowling Birthday

Most birthdays you sit around a dinner table with friends and family, have a good time, and go home, explains Laron Profit.  But for his thirty-third birthday, the former Washington Wizard decided to do something a little different.  Instead of dinner, a guest roster that included NBA players… Read More