Volume 44, Number 6
We ordered drinks, sampled snacks, and checked out hundreds of area establishments—all to find the hottest spots on the after-hours scene.
Photograph of bartender Jason Parsons at Old Ebbitt Grlll by Cade Martin.
At 68, the world’s most famous tenor keeps on singing—and conducting and coaching and fundraising. His fans at the Washington National Opera hope he keeps on doing all that right here. By Cragg Hines.
Owen Barber shot Danny Petrole dead and told a jury that his friend Justin Wolfe had hired him to do it. Barber cut a deal with prosecutors. Wolfe got the death penalty. By Drew Lindsay.
Preservationists have gained the upper hand in protecting historic buildings. But do examples of modern architecture deserve the same respect as the great buildings of the past? By Larry Van Dyne.
Where & When A Chorus Line at the National . . . Dutch cityscapes at NGA . . . Wynton Marsalis at the KenCen . . . Crowns at Arena Stage . . . St. Paddy’s Day fun.
Dining Out Northern Virginia’s legendary Four Sisters, after some upheaval, has never been better. Plus—a glittery new sushi lounge in DC and a Thai spot in Bethesda.
To Your Health What you need in your thirties.
Giving Kids a Shot Neal Henderson keeps kids on the ice and off the streets.
Just Like Bob Dylan Blues My singing has been called rough, but that doesn’t make me want to do it any less.