Our 200 favorite things to see, do, and eat—fitness classes, kids’ outings, home furnishings, crabcake, chocolate-chip cookie, happy hours, and more. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.
The unexpected letting-go for a baby—and a professional identity—halfway through pregnancy. By Alexis K. Miller.
How Matt Boyle went from an outsider ridiculed for his awkward mien and his activist tendencies to one of the best-wired reporters in the new Washington. By Luke Mullins.
Forty years on, the mysterious murder of the US envoy in Kabul still echoes through American foreign policy. By Will Grunewald.
The New Queue: Washington’s strange new affinity for waiting in line.
Twitter Famous: The 2016 election didn’t carry Mike Huckabee to DC, but his new social-media persona has made him a sensation here.
Facebook for Grandma: Teenager Jordyn Lemer wants to be the social-media tutor for the old-media generation.
Music is Life: Zuzana Růžičková says “100 miracles” saved her through the Holocaust. One of them was Bach.
Tiger Tombstone: The victim of an old-time circus mauling gets a belated sendoff.
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Kevin Clark: This professor studies the interplay of race and technology.
Balcony Politics: What one apartment building’s civil war over political signs says about today’s Washington.
The Color of Radio: Public radio has long struggled to win a diverse listenership. Is WAMU bucking the trend?
Pack a Punch: Space-saving gadgets, TSA friendly beauty products, and other lightweight, innovative gear to take on your summer vacation.
Wired for Success: A program at MedStar is betting that smart people with no training in medicine can come up with innovations in health care.
Take a Drive to the Outer Banks: Even if you love our town, it’s nice to get away. This month: what to do in Duck and other North Carolina beach towns popular with Washingtonians.
Mirabelle: Frank Ruta puts his stamp on classical French cuisine.
Dish of the Month: Crispy whole dorade with Chengdu sauce at Tiger Fork. It tastes as majestic as it looks.
Bucatini with Shrimp, Almond Pesto, and Cherry Tomatoes: A big-bowl pasta for your next summer party.
Table Talk: The wrong—and right—ways to interact with your server.
Fresh on the Scene: The new and exciting in the food world—ranked!
The Barn by the Beach: A Washington developer builds his own Rehoboth getaway.
Fab First Impressions: Two Washington houses get high-impact facelifts.
Neighborhood Guide: The whole Hill. Where to eat, shop, and play in our favorite Capitol Hill neighborhoods.
How to Keep the Dog-Park Peace: When off-leash fun turns dangerous, inattentive humans are often to blame.
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