Volume 44, Number 8
Cute zoo babies! The world’s best library! And lots more reasons we’re lucky to call Washington home.
Photograph of Barack Obama by Chris/Bauer-Griffin.com.
Give Me Your Best Shot
John McCain on the front line, Rahm Emanuel canoodling with Nancy Pelosi, and other striking political moments.
Lynt Johnson is helping build Georgetown Hospital’s transplant program into one of the nation’s best. Here are stories of lives saved. By Cindy Rich.
Northern Virginia has long been a top technology corridor, but tech leaders in Maryland and DC are making a mark, too. By Garrett M. Graff.
The Washingtonian‘s annual Green Awards honor local people who work to protect our environment. By Leslie Milk.
Where & When Bruce Springsteen at Verizon . . . Giant at Signature . . . Plácido’s Latin soul at Constitution Hall . . . Jewish Film Festival.
Salary Update: Who Makes What? Think you’re making good money? Here are the paycheck numbers for more than 200 Washingtonians.
Best Bites First look at Arlington’s Eventide . . . Brunch roundup: 22 good reasons to get up before noon on Sunday . . . Eateries new and noteworthy.
Home Design: Headache-Free Renovation A lot can go wrong in a remodeling project. How do you make one go smoothly? Here are tips from the pros. Plus—72 top remodelers and how to avoid bathroom blunders.
Spa Values Spas can be expensive—a facial or massage can cost $100 or more. We found 30 treatments that are worth the time and money.
A New Mia Hamm America’s best woman soccer player storms Washington.