Volume 47, Number 12
Who does your hair? It’s the ultimate compliment when someone asks—it means your hair turns heads. So we asked dozens of people with lovely locks that question. Here are more than 100 recommended stylists and barbers at 60 good salons—plus the latest on color, blowouts, and more.
Photograph by Ada Summer/Corbis.
What happens when you gather 15 of the area’s most fashionable people, ask them to dress to impress, and photograph them at DC’s historic Howard Theatre? It’s a perfect fit. By Kate Bennett
Johnny Monis was just 24 when he opened Komi, the top-ranked restaurant in the area. Yet in an age of cookbook-hawking TV-star chefs, Monis has studiously avoided becoming a celebrity. By Shane Harris
Who are the wisest members of the 112th Congress? The most partisan? The best tweeters—and the worst? Who are the hotties, the gym rats, the rising stars? Once again, the people who know them best—top aides on Capitol Hill—tell all.
In the late-night quiet following the “Snowmageddon” storm of 2010, a man in a silver Dodge Durango stalked women in Virginia. The evidence led to a local military base. Did Arlington cops find a serial rapist and killer NCIS had missed? By Harry Jaffe
The road to hell is paved with—e-mails? . . . Dining out with the First Couple . . . What counts—and doesn’t—in campaigns . . . DC’s go-to scandal lawyer . . . What college really costs . . . Atwitter over Newt’s world . . . Why K Street isn’t anymore.
Anatomy Delivering the President’s mail.
Behind the Scenes In the Nats’ locker room.
Party Pictures & Benefits Eye-catching looks at the Corcoran Ball and Fashion for Paws . . . Good times for good causes in June.
Where & When
Invisible Man at Studio . . . Hamlet at the Folger . . . Bon Iver at Merriweather Post . . . Don Giovanni at KenCen . . . Ben Harper at Wolf Trap . . . Jimmy Buffett at Jiffy Lube . . . Ottoman art at the Textile Museum . . . Book, fashion, and film festivals.
Washington Read Michael Chabon’s latest.
What Made Me Carla Hall on the art of recovery.
New York, New York Fall is the perfect time for a visit. Here’s a guide to the city’s great attractions, shops, and restaurants—plus a look at the best (and worst) ways to get there.
Dining Out Two new designer Mexican restaurants in DC, Bandolero and El Chucho . . . A snug, sharing-friendly place in Georgetown . . . A seafood-focused tavern in Potomac . . . Healthy, flavorful Indian in Vienna.
Real Estate What $500,000, $1 million, and $2 million buy now—and where.