There's a network of 'Cool Spaces' across London for the heatwave
You can go and cool off, whether you're sweltering or just enraged about Freedom Day
London: a soft breeze ruffles your hair. Clouds scud across an azure sky.
Summer Cocktails, a Comedy Showcase, and Black History on the Chesapeake: Things to Do in DC, July 19-21
Hey friends!
We've got summer cocktails, local comedy, and outdoor movies.
Learn how to make a new summer drink.
Here's what you should check out this week:
A New Version of Jazz in the Garden Is Returning to the National Gallery of Art
Don't worry-there will still be live music and lots of sangria.
After the beloved DC-summer ritual took a break last year (because of Covid, what else?)
National Gallery of Art to bring live music back to its Sculpture Garden beginning July 29
The National Gallery of Art has done away with timed admission tickets and no longer requires fully vaccinated visitors to wear masks.
Restoration work wipes smile off the face of Dutch vegetable seller
At some point in the last 400 years a painting restorer probably decided the Dutch vegetable seller was far too glum and should be smiling. Now it has been put right and she is once again enigmatic.
Kyneton House by Edition Office combines brickwork walls with lofted white ceilings
Architecture studio Edition Office has completed a house in the town of Kyneton, Australia, featuring angled ceilings and a palette of textural materials chosen to complement its natural surroundings.
Comedy, Astrophysics, and Bastille Day: Things to Do in DC, July 12-14
Hello hello lovely readers!
We've got comedy, Bastille Day, and a Free Britney rally.
Hear from the super-encouraging yoga instructor Jessamyn Stanley.
7 Sculpture Gardens Worth a Drive From DC
The lingering uncertainty about Covid closures makes building a trip around a museum visit tricky, even as the country starts to reopen. But what if the museum itself is outdoors?
Tony Podesta Had a Toilet Camera? Yes, Tony Podesta Had a Toilet Camera. | Washingtonian (DC)
Readers of the New York Times' recent profile of former lobbyist Tony Podesta may have come away thinking not about his renewed K Street aspirations, but about the article's mention of a toilet camera.
How artist Avish Khebrehzadeh would spend a perfect day in D.C.
In D.C. Dream Day, we ask our favorite people in the area to tell us how they would spend a perfect day in the District.