Archive | WL Insider


Georgetown Insider: A Neighborhood Like No Other

Georgetown Insider: A Neighborhood Like No Other

Soirees celebrating Georgetown's historic architecture.

Features: The Gio Way

Features: The Gio Way

The Nationals' star pitcher is having a blast on and off the mound.

WL Insider: Next-Gen Correspondents

WL Insider: Next-Gen Correspondents

White House Correspondents scholarships foster future press corps.

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

White House Correspondents Association’s big night and winding down.

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

A preview of parties celebrating White House Correspondents’ big weekend.

Music Matters: Sting Dazzles The Strathmore

Music Matters: Sting Dazzles The Strathmore

Rock legends Sting and Paul Simon raised $1.2 million for the Duke Ellington School for the Arts.


Georgetown Insider: A Neighborhood Like No Other

Georgetown Insider: A Neighborhood Like No Other

24 July 2014

Soirees celebrating Georgetown's historic architecture.

Posted in Around Town

Features: The Gio Way

Features: The Gio Way

02 July 2014

The Nationals' star pitcher is having a blast on and off the mound.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Next-Gen Correspondents

WL Insider: Next-Gen Correspondents

16 May 2014

White House Correspondents scholarships foster future press corps.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 2

01 May 2014

White House Correspondents Association’s big night and winding down.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

WL Insider: Prom Time, Part 1

30 April 2014

A preview of parties celebrating White House Correspondents’ big weekend.

Posted in Access Pollywood

Music Matters: Sting Dazzles The Strathmore

Music Matters: Sting Dazzles The Strathmore

19 March 2014

Rock legends Sting and Paul Simon raised $1.2 million for the Duke Ellington School for the Arts.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Olympic Observations

WL Insider: Olympic Observations

18 February 2014

From mustaches to bobsleighs and public transport etiquette, learning the ropes in Sochi, Russia.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: A Day In the Life of an Agent

WL Insider: A Day In the Life of an Agent

17 February 2014

Our 'man on the street' in Sochi checks in with a rundown of his Olympics schedule.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Record Book Season

WL Insider: Record Book Season

30 July 2013

An impressive 14-2 season leaves the Kastles as WTT champions for the third year in a row.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Martina Hingis Joins Kastles

WL Insider: Martina Hingis Joins Kastles

12 March 2013

The renowned Washington tennis team picked up the star in Tuesday's draft for the 2013 season.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Susan Lehrman’s Operatic Accolades

WL Insider: Susan Lehrman’s Operatic Accolades

05 December 2012

Susan Lehrman's charitable contributions are well-known in Washington.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Final Countdown

WL Insider: Final Countdown

08 November 2012

Republicans, Democrats and everyone in between celebrate (or bemoan) the 2012 Presidential Election.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Red Hot Nats

WL Insider: Red Hot Nats

10 October 2012

For the first time in 79 years, Washington baseball fans have the World Series in sight.

Posted in Events

WL Insider: Dems Rally in Charlotte

WL Insider: Dems Rally in Charlotte

12 September 2012

Electrifying week of parties, politics and salutes wraps up DNC convention.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: A Dozen Defining Lines

WL Insider: A Dozen Defining Lines

07 September 2012

Memorable quotes from this week's Democratic National Convention.

Posted in Features Comments (1)

WL Insider: Republican Convention, Part Deux

WL Insider: Republican Convention, Part Deux

31 August 2012

Highlights as the party winds down.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: Republican Convention, Day One

WL Insider: Republican Convention, Day One

29 August 2012

A conventioneer muses on a problematic first day at the RNC.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: It’s All #Politics

WL Insider: It’s All #Politics

28 August 2012

Top 30 under-the-radar Twitter politicos to follow at conventions.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Our Man in London

WL Insider: Our Man in London

20 August 2012

Looking in the rear-view to chart the road ahead. (With video)

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Our Man in London

WL Insider: Our Man in London

03 August 2012

A day in the life of a sports agent with clients at the Olympics isn't all fun and Games.

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Our Man in London

WL Insider: Our Man in London

01 August 2012

"I Am a Witness."

Posted in Features

WL Insider: Our Man in London

WL Insider: Our Man in London

31 July 2012

The Games, as seen through a sports agent's camera phone.

Posted in Features Comments (1)

WL Insider: Our Man in London

WL Insider: Our Man in London

30 July 2012

Dispatches from the Games of the XXX Olympiad.

Posted in Features Comments (1)

WL Insider: Maestro Norman Scribner

WL Insider: Maestro Norman Scribner

06 June 2012

Q&A with Choral Arts Society's musical master, who leaves behind a storied legacy after 47 years.

Posted in Features

Night Life: Shot of Irish Whiskey

Night Life: Shot of Irish Whiskey

06 January 2012

New midtown restaurant concept ups the ante of a traditional Irish pub with designer cocktails, custom-designed interiors and full menu.

Posted in Front Page

WL Insider: JHud’s Surprise 3-Oh!

WL Insider: JHud’s Surprise 3-Oh!

13 September 2011

Friends and family came out to Opera Ultra Lounge to surprise singer Jennifer Hudson for her 30th birthday.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: Opera Hits A High Note

WL Insider: Opera Hits A High Note

02 September 2011

I Street nightlife scene continues to evolve and challenge K Street's club supremacy with latest entrant Opera Ultra Lounge.

Posted in Events

WL Insider: District of Couponing

WL Insider: District of Couponing

28 July 2011

Washington's latest entrant in the deal site craze, Gilt City DC, launches with a fashion forward crowd and adult slushies

Posted in Events

WL Insider: 24-Hour Party People

WL Insider: 24-Hour Party People

23 June 2011

Billed as the social event of the decade, The Global Party, seeks to bring 80,000 of the world’s top VIPs together to party for 24-hours for charity.

Posted in Front Page

WL Insider: Jabbar Gets the Lincoln Treatment

WL Insider: Jabbar Gets the Lincoln Treatment

07 June 2011

Author, Athlete and Filmmaker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar barnstormed DC to receive the The Ford's Theatre Society Lincoln Medal and promote his first documentary film.

Posted in Access Pollywood

Access Pollywood: Cool Climate Art Competition

Access Pollywood: Cool Climate Art Competition

15 October 2010

The CoolClimate Art Contest challenged artists to confront climate change.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: When Politics and Star Power Collide

WL Insider: When Politics and Star Power Collide

07 May 2010

The White House Correspondents Association Weekend has become an extended East Coast version of the Oscars – it’s chic, celeb-laden, and media-frenzied. Is this Hollywoodization a good thing or are we simply becoming the latest TMZ outpost?

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: Alicia Keys Lights Verizon’s Fuze

WL Insider: Alicia Keys Lights Verizon’s Fuze

26 March 2010

Alicia Keys dazzles at the Verizon Center with a combination of arena style numbers and intimate favorites.

Posted in Front Page

WL Insider: Big Ideas, Big Action

WL Insider: Big Ideas, Big Action

09 February 2010

What do you get when the Metro area's top creative minds come together for a day of idea creation, brainstorming, and Play Doh? Big ideas, big action, and some childlike inspiration.

Posted in Events

Access Pollywood: Washington Life’s “Social Year in Review”

Access Pollywood: Washington Life’s “Social Year in Review”

12 January 2010

Washington Life aired it's first prime-time TV special on Jan 9th 8PM and Jan 10th 6PM on DC50TV - the CW. If you didn't get a chance to view it . Check it out here!

Posted in Access Pollywood Comments (4)

WL Insider: A New Decade in Three Parties

WL Insider: A New Decade in Three Parties

05 January 2010

We said goodbye to 2009 by party hopping to some of D.C.'s hottest venues in search of the elusive "awesome New Year's Eve"

Posted in Front Page Comments (1)

Washington Has a Secret: We Have Artists!

Washington Has a Secret: We Have Artists!

13 November 2009

Washington is a city about secrets. Everyone has one. We are letting one of them out of the bag – D.C. is creative

Posted in Creative List

Access Pollywood: Efron, Danes, and Linklater Advocate for Arts

Access Pollywood: Efron, Danes, and Linklater Advocate for Arts

13 November 2009

The IMPACT Arts + Film Fund pushes art and Hollywood with "Me and Orson Welles" screening

Posted in Access Pollywood Comments (1)

Heavyweight Philanthropy at Fight Night

Heavyweight Philanthropy at Fight Night

06 November 2009

Fight Night celebrates its 20th anniversary with plenty of boxing legends, donations, Marines, cigars, eye-candy, and the inspirational Joe E. Robert, Jr.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: One Night Art Stand

WL Insider: One Night Art Stand

28 October 2009

Hickok Cole is known for its architecture, but its annual Art Night is helping build the local arts community.

Posted in Events Comments (3)

WL Insider: Sea and be Seen

WL Insider: Sea and be Seen

28 October 2009

A ‘Nautical Affair’ at the Corcoran had a crew of up and coming Washington socialites – did the event (and fashion) sink or swim?

Posted in Events

Men’s Mag Power

Men’s Mag Power

19 October 2009

GQ takes a shot at listing top influencers and launches its 50 Most Powerful People in Washington issue on Pennsylvania Ave (but not at that address).

Posted in Access Pollywood

Obama’s Coming Out Party

Obama’s Coming Out Party

13 October 2009

The President makes a historic keynote address and the crowd goes Gaga for the First Lady of pop at the Human Rights Campaign Gala.

Posted in Access Pollywood

WL Insider: W’s Operatic Opening

WL Insider: W’s Operatic Opening

12 October 2009

The W Hotel Washington and John Legend put on a grand opening performance, Pollywood style.

Posted in Access Pollywood Comments (1)

WL Insider: Maxwell’s Afternoon Hangout

WL Insider: Maxwell’s Afternoon Hangout

02 October 2009

Jeffrey Wright gathers DC's African American power players to support Taia Peace Foundation and Maxwell.

Posted in Access Pollywood

Access Pollywood: Sotomayor Mambós at Noche Musicál

Access Pollywood: Sotomayor Mambós at Noche Musicál

16 September 2009

Bailamos! The NHFA hosted their annual gala celebrating Noche Musicál Tuesday night at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Posted in Access Pollywood Comments (3)

Wonder Women

Wonder Women

01 May 2009

The 17th Annual Kennedy Center Spring Gala celebrates Women in The Arts (and Michelle Obama).

Posted in Events Comments (1)

African Queen

African Queen

27 March 2009

The National Museum of African Art fetes its new director Johnnetta Cole

Posted in Social Diary

WL Insider: Paint It Art Basel

WL Insider: Paint It Art Basel

12 February 2009

Politics might be our calling card, but Washingtonians have a strong art community, and it showed this year in Miami.

Posted in Front Page Comments (1)

A Prat Fall

A Prat Fall

18 October 2008

By Michael M. Clements I felt the summer of ’08 melt away along with the spirit of the ’60s as I stood in the crowd at the VIRGIN MOBILE FESTIVAL. Watching a surprisingly coherent Bob Dylan, I felt privileged to see the aging Tambourine man, but conflicted knowing his anti-establishment edge had been replaced by […]

Posted in Social Diary

All The World’s A Stage

All The World’s A Stage

01 July 2008

And in Washington there are great theaters and plenty of players.

Posted in Social Diary

Runway to Enlightenment

01 May 2008

From art exhibits to film competitions, DJ classes to fashion shows, unleash your inner artist.

Posted in Social Diary

Rock in the New Year

Rock in the New Year

01 March 2008

From Sundance to New York Fashion Week, surviving the Y&GL, and talking Love Letters with Patti Smith.

Posted in Social Diary

A French Cover Up

A French Cover Up

01 December 2007

Missed events, French women who change their mind, and the art of making covers.

Posted in Social Diary

The New Sounds of Fall

The New Sounds of Fall

01 October 2007

From African hip-hop to the National Opera’s contemporary concoction, new rhythms of the season have us dancing to a different beat.

Posted in Social Diary

Advertise Here