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Volume 44, Number 5
The finest dining in DC, Maryland, and Virginia—ranked in order. Plus—who’s incoming and outgoing, the top 25 dishes, 30 great values, what’s in and what’s out, and more.
Photograph by Stacy Zarin-Goldberg.
Joe Biden’s life has been full of surprising highs and extraordinary lows. By Nancy Doyle Palmer.
College kids still drink and stay out late, but now they face tougher rules and nasty online rumors. It’s enough to make you glad you’ve graduated. By Sonia Harmon, Hillary Jackson, and Lauren Sloat.
This was a different place when Abraham Lincoln lived here, but his spirit lives on. By Ernest B. Furgurson.
A down economy makes couples unhappy. Here are 88 lawyers who can help settle things. By Kim Eisler and Leslie Milk.
After years of bad blood between District firefighters and emergency medical personnel, DC’s system is still broken. The suburbs do it much better. By John Pekkanen.
Metro Shows the Way A winning high-school essay on local business.
Where & When Patti LaBelle at Constitution Hall . . . Scurlock photos at American History . . . Flamenco at Lisner . . . Ford’s Theatre reopens.
Why Is Tom Davis Smiling? He helped Northern Virginia boom and helped keep DC from going broke. Now he’s out of politics.
Jean Therapy Ten great places to buy denim.
Little Picassos At art camps, kids tap their creativity.
Guide to Cosmetic Surgery The author decided to “have a little something done.” Here’s her story along with a look at the latest anti-aging treatments, including wrinkle fillers, lasers, and Botox. Plus—liposuction, breast implants, and more.
Well-Priced Getaways Thinking about a second home? There are some deals at resort areas near Washington.
“That’s Your Sister?” We’re very different—but we stick together.