Capital Comment Who's saying bad words on television? . . . On the phone with David Vise . . . Who's replacing Linda Wertheimer? . . . Tale of the tape: Lauren versus Chelsea.
Where & When Winterthur treasures at the National Gallery . . . Pictures of the year at the Corcoran . . . Sondheim Festival at the KenCen . . . Baryshnikov dances at Lisner.
We Try Harder To put a university on the map, take advantage of its being here, use new technology, and keep it in the real world. Interview by Ken Adelman.
Happy Meals What would it be like to have eaten at more McDonald's than anyone else? Ask Peter Holden. By Susan Sheehan.
Lucky Jim AOL founder Jim Kimsey has a knack for doing well and doing good–and he usually has a good-lucking blonde on his arm. By Lee Michael Katz.
Best in Show Prize-winning pictures from the White House News Photographers' Association.
Irish Welcome From Belfast protests to DC power lunches, this Irishman's life has been quite a ride. By Richard Willing.
How One Night of Sex Can Change Everything More people are being diagnosed with herpes and other STDs. Here's how one encounter can change a life, and what you should know to protect yourself. By Brooke Lea Foster.
Wise Woman A photographer turns her lens on older women and finds beauty, strength, and spirit. Photograph by Joyce Tenneson.
Great Dame She was a beauty, and she ran against the best of the boys–and beat them. By Kim Isaac Eisler.
Dream Weekends Great places to stay at the beach, cool cities for a long weekend, eight beautiful nearby lakes, an expert picks the region's top inns, a day tripper's guide to Baltimore, plus gourmet getaways and fun hiking and camping. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.
Lunch-Hour Makeovers Botox, lasers, and other quick fixes that can take years off your face. By Ellen Ryan.
Is There a Doctor in the Mosh Pit? Drunken teens, bloody T-shirts, tiny bladders–and the occasional lightning strike. Welcome to the party of the summer. By J.B. Orenstein.
Creating a Great Backyard A guide to making your yard beautiful and fun, including how to work with a landscape designer, plus the hottest furniture, grills, lighting, music systems, games, and more.
Dupont Circle Dining The city's most diverse neighborhood reveals some pleasant surprises–and a few disappointments. By Thomas Head and Robert Shoffner.
Dining Out Jordans is almost a slam dunk. Plus reviews of Restaurant Seven in Vienna and China Star in Gaithersburg. By Robert Shoffner, David Dorsen, and Cynthia Hacinli.
Best Bites New restaurants, baking by flavor, Roberto's knives, good cheese courses.
Wine Great buys from South America. By Ann Berta.
Benefits Azaleas and lots of jazz. By Maggie Wimsatt.
Real Estate Everyone's in the kitchen. By Aileen Torres.
Luxury Homes Georgetown still hot spot for million-plus sales. By Patricia Simon.
First Person When it comes to gardening, she's green with envy. By Betsy Palmer.