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August 2000 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – Want More Fun In Your Life?

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Capital Comment Redskin predictions . . . Good summer reading . . . Steakhouse sticker shock . . . Covering Michael Jordan.

Where & When Arena reprises The Great White Hope . . . Tony Bennett, Reba McIntyre, Lyle Lovett sing . . . All the county fairs.

Changing Who We Are A bioethicist talks about making everyone normal. By Ken Adelman.

More Than a Movie Five films that changed people's lives. By William O'Sullivan.

Thunder on the Right How Jim Gilmore wins without charisma. By Fred Barnes.

Staying Here Some are happy at home–even in August. By Barbara Holland.

Operating on a Beating Heart Why Paul Corso is the city's king of hearts. By Stephen Klaidman.

She's Got Game Jun Gao Chang is no ordinary player. By Leslie Milk.Funhouse 2000 Bush and Gore get all mixed up. Photo illustrations by Tom Kochel.

And Then She Said Diana McLellan has lunch with our favorite gossip–and does she dish.

About Last Night The man who bit his date, and other crazy tales. By Courtney Rubin.

Saving Rock Creek Through the heart of the city runs a fragile treasure. By Harry Jaffe.

Look at Her Now Women in their sixties are stronger than ever. By Carole Dell.

Want More Fun in Your Life? An A-to-Z guide to getting started in more than 50 great activities that can add passion, meaning, and satisfaction to your days and nights.

Soothing Day Spas They can do more than give you a rosy glow. By Brooke Lea Foster.

My Private Hell Nobody knew I was a battered wife. By Cheryl Kravitz.

When Grimes Speaks America's top restaurant critic got his start here. By Thomas Head.

Dining Out Bistro boom in DC. Plus, Bombay Tandoor in Tysons Corner, Euro Bistro in Herndon, Grapeseed in Bethesda, Les Folies in Annapolis, and Rosemary's Thyme Bistro in DC.

Best Bites, Wine, Market Notes, Dining in London

Apartment Guide Living it up. By Stanimira Stefanova.

Luxury Homes Newt buys for $995,000. By Deborah Hearns.

First Person Rules for being a porch-sitter. By Susan Glick.