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The Ultimate Pets Guide
Plus—215 groomers, vets, doggie daycares, pet-friendly restaurants, and more.
Edited by Marisa M. Kashino.
Agents of Change
Meet the two former Rumsfeld aides who want to blow up Washington’s book business. By Matthew Shaer.
Last Dance at the Quonset
It hosted jazz acts and blue-eyed crooners, steak dinners and burlesque shows, a presidential paramour and a guitar-playing horse. Remembering a nightspot where anything could happen—and usually did. By Eddie Dean.
Can Ethiopian Cuisine Go Upscale?
Ethipian fare has been a Washington-area staple for decades. But unlike other immigrant foods, it has barely changed since coming to America. The author traveled to Africa to find out why. By Todd Kliman.
Where & When
Melissa Chiu The new Hirshhorn director on keeping the modern-art museum modern. When Shopping is Giving The story behind those “coexist” bumper stickers. Books Author Naomi Baron on digital media’s effects on civic life.
In Every Issue
Great Finds Bold accessories for layering, dressing for date night, and fashion events to check out.No Scalpel Required Treatments that can give you your dream body without surgery. Plus—Washington’s new “waterless” nail salon. Mixing It Up Cooking, horseback riding, fencing, and other specialty day camps for kids. Best of Dupont Circle The neighborhood has more cosmopolitan competition these days, but there are still plenty of good reasons to visit.
The Non-Screening Room Beautiful home libraries that offer sanctuary from screen time. Future Look Luxe condos—including that $10.5-million—rising on a small Bethesda stretch. Off the Market! An $8.6-million mansion tops the month’s most expensive sales.