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April 1998 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – What’s New

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Capital Comment A 516-Pound Sex Symbol . . . Shopping with Monica . . . A Happy Joan Kennedy . . . Watergate vs. Whitewater.


Where & When Skaters at the MCI Center . . . Degas at the Races . . . Ragtime at the National . . . Eggs at the White House.

In Love and War Ten years of What I've Learned. By Ken Adelman.

Another Starbucks Murder Eric Butera tried to help DC police with a tip on the Starbucks killings–and wound up dead. By Harry Jaffe.

So Shoot Me The year's best pictures. By Alicia Abell.

Gordon's Last Stand Gordon Peterson was the city's top anchor, and Washington's best TV news was on Channel 9. Here's how arrogance and greed made a mess of a once-great station. By Kim I. Eisler.

Playing Cupid Christina Bartolomeo explores living, loving, and working in Washington in a charming first novel. By Robyn Gearey.

What's New New restaurants, museums, weekend getaways, bars, inns, shops, outlets, salons–here are lots of ways to have more fun. By Sherri Dalphonse.

"They've Got Your Father!" The daughter of a US ambassador tells what happened when her father was kidnapped by terrorists–and how it changed everyone. By Valerie Elbrick Hanlon.

Famous Faces The National Portrait Gallery's irreverent "Celebrity Caricatures in America." By Robyn Gearey.

Guide to Good Psychotherapy The latest on mental health, how to get help when you need it– plus 123 of the area's top therapists. By Laura Elliott.


Out of the Park Eating, drinking, and fun in Baltimore. By Christopher Corbett.

Critic's Notebook A Big Weekend in New York. By Thomas Head.

Dining Guide Where to Eat Well in Fairfax. By Cynthia Hacinli.

Dining Out, Great Sandwiches, Wine Adviser

Father, Son, Fish Put a man and a boy next to water, and good things happen. By Richard Victory.

Real Estate Good Golf Communities.

Luxury Homes

Singles: Dancing the Night Away. By Cynthia Hacinli.

First Person Take This Tort . . . By Alicia Abell.