By Kathy Kemper – 06/27/08 07:20 AM ET Is he coming to our capital city over the Fourth of July weekend? Will he welcome fans, players, military, families, kids and media at opening ceremonies on July 2? Will he be on crutches? How long will he stay? Will he tool around Congressional Country Club’s…

By Kathy Kemper – 06/16/08 04:09 AM ET So many things come to mind in the wake of the passing of the great and gifted Tim Russert. But two are fitting for this column. First, what a small town our capital city still is, isn’t it? Nearly everyone has a Tim Russert story — about…

By Coach Kathy Kemper Published on June 5, 2008 Rancho Santa Fe Review Commentary I had the chance to have talk with Tiger Woods last week in Washington, DC at the Congressional Country Club. He was all about coming to Torrey Pines for the U.S. Open! Tiger Woods has two main concerns right now: His…

The Phillips Collection and Anderson House THE EVENT: A perennial favorite among Washington society figures, this year’s Phillips Gala was “Bal des Canotiers,” the Boater’s Ball, and the decadent French theme was on display in every gallery of the museum. The evening also served as an informal going‐away party for museum Director Jay Gates, who…

By Jeff Dufour and Patrick Gavin Published on 5/12/2008 The Examiner Yeas and Nays -That was rapper (and sometime rival to 50 Cent) Fat Joe spotted at the Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Penn Quarter on Friday night, along with party promoter Kenny Burns, the self-described “lifestyle specialist.” On Thursday, actor Danny Glover grabbed lunch…

By Kathy Kemper – 05/01/08 07:07 AM ET Want a better way to start your day? Want to bridge the divides that too often break us apart in Washington? Yesterday, a host of Washingtonians — White House staffers, diplomats, journalists, philanthropists, businesses, military personnel, members of Congress — together with our capital city’s mayor took…

By Kathy Kemper – 04/17/08 05:21 PM ET April 17, 2008, our capital city, Nationals Park, Mark Tuohey’s suite, 7 a.m. Nationals Park presents itself as light and airy. The weather has been delivered from heaven. The music takes us to the heavens. I hear a 65-voice Intercultural Choir with members from 35 countries singing…