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December 2014 Volume 50, Number 4

Cover Story

100 Very Best Restaurants

Plus—9 restaurant openings we’re looking forward to and foodie trends to watch for in 2015.

By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Anna Spiegel, and Cynthia Hacinli.


The Town Without Cell Phones

In Green Bank, West Virginia, federal rules forbid wi-fi networks, cell-phone towers, and anything else that could disrupt the government’s most advanced radio telescope. For years, it has been a sleepy place. But recently, Green Bank has turned into a magnet for technophobes who believe electronic signals are making them sick. The locals aren’t thrilled to have them. By Michael J. Gaynor.

Washingtonians of the Year

Nine local heroes whose good works and generous spirits make Washington a great place to live. By Leslie Milk.

The Battle for Meet the Press

An inside look at how David Gregory lost his job—and what it says about the state of TV news. By Luke Mullins.

Millennial Mourning

For members of a generation that’s putting off adulthood longer than ever, losing a parent can feel especially devastating. By Emily Kaiser.