Leigh Giangreco

Leigh Giangreco

Leigh Giangreco is a freelance reporter based in D.C. Her work has appeared in DCist, Politico Magazine and The Washington Post.

photo: a home for sale in Washington DC

The Delicate Art of Buying a Home in a Pandemic

Despite lockdown orders and economic uncertainty, people are still selling and buying homes, thanks to virtual house showings and no-contact contract signings.

a photo of President Donald Trump, Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Brigitte Macron during their visit to Mount Vernon in April 2018.

No Wonder Donald Trump Didn’t Like Mount Vernon

Why did George Washington’s house leave the current president so unimpressed? Maybe because this practical-minded mansion was made to convey humility.

The White House is seen reflected during a rainy day in Washington, D.C.

The City That ‘This Town’ Forgot

Washington, D.C., is home to a huge concentration of reporters. Why do they miss the stories happening in their own city?