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Sterling & Burke: Georgetown’s Best Kept Retail Secret [PHOTOS]

From fragrances made for Winston Churchill to leather goods handmade by the Amish (in Pennsylvania), every product in the store has a back story. Shopping at Sterling & Burke is much more than retail therapy; it’s a cultural and historical adventure!

April Watts Interviews Lindsey Mask of Ladies America

WHW Editor April Watts speaks with Lindsey Mask, founder of Ladies America, about her amazing professional journey and the 2012 Women Leading the Future Conference.

2011 Heart & Soul Awards Red Carpet [Video]

WHW Editor April Watts covers the 2011 Heart & Soul Awards red carpet as the official host for Radio-One. Watch as she gets the scoop from Kindred the Family Soul, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe and more!

Venus Williams plays in Washington Kastles’ season opener [Snapshot]

Last night, Venus Williams played her first US match this year in the Washington Kastles’ season opener against World Tennis Tournament defending champions, Kansas City Explorers.

#AATC My life (ok moment) as a runway model [Video]

by April Watts (Photo by  Mike Fewell/Silver Spring Patch) Glynn Jackson, the “maven of everything fabulous,”  has already made an indelible mark on the hair industry with the highly acclaimed Golden Scissors Awards.  Recently, he set out to bring his unique brand of fab to the bridal industry with the first annual Bridal Fanfare.  Hundreds came out to the Silver [...]

[Photos] Boris Kodjoe and Vanessa A. Williams host the 2011 Heart & Soul Awards

The first annual Heart & Soul Awards ceremony took place last Saturday, at the Renaissance HarborPlace Hotel in downtown Baltimore. Celebrities and other dignitaries converged in celebration of women that are making tremendous strides in health and wellness.

[Photos] 2011 Heart & Soul Awards Red Carpet

The Renaissance Hotel was the place to be as celebrities, political figures, and other dignitaties came out to celebrate women that are making remarkable contributions to health and wellness. Actor Boris Kodjoe was the master of ceremonies and the lovely Vanessa Williams was co-host.

[Photos] Art Crimes | Recidivism | The Return

The Dunes and Art Crimes presents DC’s Violetta Markelou exhibiting a series of subtly sexy fashion photography. The artist masterfully engages the viewer in a 1940′s nostalgic fantasy. View photos from the opening reception…

[Editor's Pick] Official Ledisi “Pieces of Me” Event, June 8

What’s Hot Washington joins forces with Metropolitan Muse Concert Series for the Official Ledisi “Pieces of Me” listening event, June 8th.

City Center DC To Create Retail Focal Point For The District

The massive hole between 9th and 11th streets downtown, at the site of the old Convention Center, is slated to become the epicenter of retail shopping in the Distict. According to the “Downtown DC Shopping District 2011″ report, the 10-acre CityCenterDC mixed use development will accomodate a large amount of the $600 million in unmet shoppers’ goods retail demand.

[Photos] “Newsbabes” raise funds for Susan G. Komen Foundation

Pink power was in full effect on Tuesday, May 18, as DC’s top newswomen hosted the 3rd Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Survivors, politicos, and members of the media converged at the Fairmont Hotel for this signature breast cancer awareness event.

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It amazes me what some people will do for a few bucks and 15 minutes of fame. It amazes me more, that people who seem like they have the word at their finger tips are so freaking miserable. What it is that makes people who seem to have it all so unhappy and why do [...]


My new word of the week is #Shenanigans, asking to be paid $45, 000 to host YOUR OWN PARTY…*shenanigans* …asking for $50,000 in child support and THE BABY’S NOT EVEN BORN YET … *shenanigans*… calling someone a “fag” because you’re ALL UP IN YOUR FEELINGS…. *shenanigans*… for the deets on all this weeks shenanigans and more …you know the drill “reading is fundamental”

Oh Really Poet v.48

April showers bring May flowers huh?? Well all I’ve seen as of late is the showers and the life & times of our favorite extended family members and crazy uncles have once again not disappointed. It was raining shenanigans, ridiculousness and OMGEES this week, I mean rappers pushing chicks outta moving cares, secret love affairs exposed, President Obama losing one of his biggest endorsers…Read on at your own risk…

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