Gwen Mayes is a freelance health and wellness writer, lawyer, political junkie and former physician assistant. Based in DC, Gwen teaches writing workshops for the American Medical Writers Association focusing on persuasive writing. She writes about things, places, events, and lifestyles that simply make people feel better. Read more about Gwen at www.writingwithinsight.com.
Springtime around DC and Northern Virginia is ablaze with red and white azaleas, dainty pink cherry blossoms and a rainbow of flowers dotting the grounds. A favorite springtime event is The Garden Club of Virginia's Historic Garden Tour, this year fr... Go to Article
If walking around the Tidal Basin admiring the cherry blossoms has left your feet begging for some attention, this spa-dining package is for you.
Beginning March 21, famed restaurant Bourbon Steak and The Spa at Four Seasons in Georgetown are of... Go to Article
It's been nearly 20 years since I stayed at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, the never-to-be-forgotten capital of the Confederacy.
In honor of the 150 anniversary of the start of the Civil War, I revisited the grand dame of magnificen... Go to Article
Ever wanted to shake hands with Bill Clinton or stare eye to eye with Ronald Reagan? At Madame Tussauds Washington location you can step right up to any President in our country's history at a recently opened exhibit featuring all 44 U.S. Presidents ... Go to Article
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater continues its inaugural season this spring with an unparalleled tribute to one of the nation's greatest living playwrights, Edward Albee.
The New York Times described him as "the leading America... Go to Article
Calling all beer lovers and foodies!
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, the pinnacle of beer and food events, returns to Washington, DC in early June.
In its fourth year and gaining popularity, SAVOR tickets sold out to the publi... Go to Article
The Music Center at Strathmore presents Video Games Live featuring the National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale in the Music Center at Strathmore on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The show mixes the complexity and emotion of ... Go to Article
True to form in Washington, DC, when there's a new movement, the government gets involved. In this case, it's the Department of Love & Romance, the brainchild of Destination DC, the official tourism agency for the city.
They have launched a "28-D... Go to Article
Experience the power of Elvis Presley and the explosive impact he had on music and popular culture in the Newseum's newest exhibit, "Elvis! His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story."
The exhibit celebrates what would have been Presley's ... Go to Article
Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre has announced its upcoming world premiere of the musical comedy, And the Curtain Rises (formerly known as Wheatley's Folly), which begins performances on Thursday, March 17, 2011.
And the Curtain Ri... Go to Article
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