True to form, the Canadian embassy threw a tailgate party for about 1,000 guests for the inauguration. It was terrific fun. Here are the five secrets to their success.
It was that kind of weekend -- for the permanent residents of the capital a combination of celebration and hassle. Flocks of circling helicopters thwack, thwack, thwacked overhead like noisy mechanical geese. The inaugural parties were no less gridlocked than the streets.