This is one of the first posts from our Best of Washington feature, where we rank the very best people, places, and things to do in Washington. To read the whole list now, grab our July 2015 issue—available on newsstands or purchase the digital edition here—and come back to the website for more stories over the next few weeks.
Historical photos and forwardable facts from highly quotable Washington historian Michael Beschloss.
Route 66, Albuquerque NM, 1969, photographed by Ernst Haas: pic.twitter.com/L0RXnwQmAV— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) June 27, 2015
A fire hose of Pew Research data from Conrad Hackett, one of the world's most exciting demographers.
News, rapid customer service, and the odd water joke.
Keep those complaints coming. We're up to 1963. pic.twitter.com/MMJEpzh5Ms— DC Water (@dcwater) June 22, 2015
Few Washington Post reporters are also standup comics. Elahe Izadi's feed is a source for news, comedy, and panda hatred.
NPR reporter Juana Summers covers congressional news, but she also tweets about beer.
Skills necessary to cover hill stakeouts: ability to duck, dodge camera batteries to face, hold arm out for long periods without moving.— Juana Summers (@jmsummers) June 12, 2015
Internet culture and ukulele talk from Margarita Noriega, Vox's "short-form editor."
"No use the hashtags, in fact, make one up, people will love you" - Satan, social media strategist— Margarita Noriega (@margarita) June 26, 2015
This article appears in our July 2015 issue of Washingtonian.