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For many Washingtonians, the Chesapeake is just a beautiful distraction on the way to someplace else. But its charms and its culture are worth getting to know. Consider this your primer. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.
She loses every race—and in the past two years she’s entered more than 75. Her best finish is five times slower than the winner’s. Did we mention she races with a cane? Meet Jamie Watts, the athlete with cerebral palsy who’s become a star on the Washington running scene. By Caroline Cunningham.
Oppo researchers are poring through Hillary Clinton’s trove of unclassified messages in search of scandal. We went looking for something else: clues about our city—and how things might work if Hillary World takes over. By Amanda Whiting.
The town that calls itself “America’s Summer Capital” is at war with itself once again, and combatants on both sides are bringing some distinctly inside-the-Beltway tactics to the battle over the much-loved vacation spot. By Britt Peterson.
Washington’s Best Real-Estate Agents
101 agents you want on your side—plus who sold the most in 2015. By Marisa M. Kashino.
IN THIS ISSUE
Behind the Scenes
Where & When
Interview Face the Nation host John Dickerson on his local roots and his famous mom.
Washington Read A reporter who tangled with Trump’s campaign bashes DC—and sounds a lot like Trump.
Cityscape The FBI’s HQ was a symbol of optimism and strength. Now we need a new way to represent those qualities.
Profile A former cop turned hit novelist.
Field Notes How The West Wing still rules the world.
Fourth of July Hacks Tips and tricks for having a blast on Independence Day.
Great Smiles How technology is changing dentistry.
Beyond the Beltway Doing Portland, Maine—Washington style.
In Good Hands The winners of Washingtonian’s Excellence in Nursing Awards.
Itinerary What to do, eat, and see in Bethany.
Four-star dining at Pineapple and Pearls, terrific seafood on the cheap in DC’s Ivy City, a guide to the area’s blazing-hot tiki culture, and more.
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