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Volume 44, Number 9
100 area restaurants where you’ll find great food, low prices, and lots of fun.
Photograph of Barack Obama by Chris/Bauer-Griffin.com.
Local cop Kevin McConnell was being attacked and was beginning to pass out. He had two thoughts: “I think I lost this fight” and “I’m not going to die tonight.” He lived, but he may lose his badge. Harry Jaffe.
As the media landscape rapidly changes, here’s our quadrennial review of the city’s best and most influential journalists. By Garrett M. Graff.
After her daughter was born, the author found out she had a rare disease. Then life got more complicated. By Cindy Rich.
Full of his passion for the bay, Tom Wisner’s verses and stories have become enduring parts of the region’s lore. By Tom Horton
After dark, bouncers have front-row seats to local nightlife. They watch for trouble—and sometimes find it. By Brendan L. Smith.
Where & When Folklife Festival on the Mall . . . Silverdocs at AFI . . . Stacy Keach in King Lear . . . Ellington Jazz Festival . . . Bolshoi at the KenCen . . . Artomatic.
Why Larry Summers Isn’t Talking Ben Bernanke’s term as Fed chairman ends in January. Insiders say Larry Summers wants the job, so he’s lying low.
Game On A coach about to have twins, a naked biker, a priest in the outfield, and more photographs of Washington at play.
Let Franken Be Franken! Washington doesn’t need any more hard-working pols. We need some laughs.
Great Finds Men’s suits for summer.
What’s Hot in Georgetown One of Washington’s most historic neighborhoods, Georgetown has memorable restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops, and loads of charm.
House With 12 Sides A uniquely shaped home in a garden paradise.
To Your Health Medical tests and checkups you need in your 40s.
Sweet Music Dalton Potter makes violins—and gives some away.
What’s next, Coach? One person can get me into a cold pool at 5 AM.