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October 1999 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – Let’s Have a Party!

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Capital Comment: Barry to run again? . . . Best and worst dressed on Capitol Hill . . . Elizabeth Dole's secret sisters.


Where & When: Hopper's watercolors . . . Taste the best of DC and Bethesda . . . Opera season opens . . . Halloween fun!

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Market guru Jim Glassman predicts hot stocks. By Ken Adelman.

Life's Little Rules Never eat at a place called Mom's, and other truths. By Paul Dickson.

It's What's in Your Head Sales numbers say that antidepressants are wonderful. Science numbers tell a different story. By Thomas J. Moore.

Once a Queen She's the most glamorous widow since Jackie Kennedy, and Washington may be more important to Queen Noor than ever. By Lee Michael Katz.

View From the Bridge Billy McLean works high above the Potomac. By Brooke Foster.

Getting Rich at AOL You've got money! How stock options change lives. By Beth Brophy.

Washington After Midnight The capital puts on a very different face for the night shift. Photos by Jim Saah; text by George Pelecanos.

Against the Odds Irasema Salcido dreamed of starting a school where kids could learn, be challenged, and feel safe. Here's how it's going. By Alicia Abell.

Let's Have a Party All you need to entertain with ease: Wines under $10, ready-to-serve food, best caterers, good hired help, what to rent, fun music–plus tips from seasoned hosts. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse and Thomas Head.

Finding the Right Care for Aging Parents When her mother could no longer live independently, she moved her here from Florida. By Leslie Milk. Plus a guide to care options and advice on coping with aging parents. By Diane Naughton.

Benefits Golf Days and Ballroom Nights. By Maggie Wimsatt.

One Perfect Tree A beautiful tree can be the centerpiece of a garden. By Linda Greider.

Best of Silver Spring 14 good picks from a rich mix of ethnic restaurants. By David Dorsen.

Dining Out Sophisticated cooking at Marcel's in DC's West End. Plus reviews of Amma Vegetarian Kitchen, Lauriol Plaza, and Arlington's Copa.

Luxury Homes Siscos Sell in Kalorama Heights. By Deborah Hearns.

First Person Animal House. By Ellen Ryan.