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What’s Online This Week on

Welcome to our weekly feature, What’s Online. Every week we’ll let you know which articles from the print magazine have just gone up on the site. This week, we have. . .

Neighborhood Eats
117 casual restaurants in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC, where the eating is real good.

Great Home Design Package
Want to renovate your home? Put on an addition? Build your dream house from the ground up? Here are architects doing good work in Washington. Plus, look inside the houses of eight area architects—and find out where they shop.

Top Doctors Profiles
As part of our Top Doctors package, we're profiling several area doctors. This week, it's pain-management specialist Lee Ann Rhodes. To see the full Top Doctors database, click here.

Don’t Cry for Ben Ladner
American University’s notorious former president is still topping compensation charts, years after he resigned.

Post Watch: Wilbon’s Problem Isn’t Tony, It’s Cheesecake
Mike Wilbon after a heart attack is the same prolific sports columnist and TV talking head—minus the doughnuts. And the fried chicken. And the ribs.

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not So Hot in 2008’s Presidential Race?
In an up-and-down, down-and-out presidential race, here are picks for 2008 winners and losers. 

Dan Snyder Gets Older, Dan Snyder Gets Smarter
Maybe Dan Snyder has finally figured out how to build a winning football team.

How Hill Staff Sees John McCain: Not a Good Follower
John McCain has gone from being a workhorse to a showhorse—at least according to the Best & Worst of Congress list compiled each election year by The Washingtonian. The poll asks congressional staff to rank and categorize lawmakers and gives some insight into how the leaders are viewed within the Capitol’s marbled halls.

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