1,800 of the area’s best physicians in 39 specialties, selected by their peers. Edited by Caroline Cunningham.
David Rubenstein, Superstar!
The private-equity titan wasn’t exactly made for TV. He slouches, he scowls—and he somehow landed a prime-time TV slot. A story of rags to riches to surprisingly good ratings. By Ben Wofford
The Reich’s Stuff
After World War II, a cache of Nazi art—including paintings by Hitler himself—wound up under lock and key in Virginia. The story of how it got there is dramatic. The question of what to do with it is more complicated. By Andrew Beaujon.
The Bajillionaire’s Guide to Washington
A look at Washington’s economy of splendor—including a few things the rest of us might even get to try on a splurge. By Caroline Cunningham.
The “Meth Mayor” Speaks
Scott Silverthorne, the local-boy mayor of Fairfax City, was arrested last year in a sting that involved group sex, crystal meth, and hookup apps. Now out of jail, he shares his secret life. By Luke Mullins.
The new administration has left even seasoned foreign ambassadors flummoxed about our city. But for war-torn Yemen’s man in Washington, Donald Trump may be the least of his concerns. By Romesh Ratnesar.
No Contest: Why doesn’t anyone want to run against Muriel Bowser?
Knowledge Base: Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe, an important local bookstore, thrives amid a changing DC.
End of the Block?: A lawsuit involving a local county pol could eventually affect presidential tweeting.
Workplace Politics: When partisan foes share a co-working space, things can get tricky.
WHERE & WHEN
The 15 performances, exhibits, and other things worth your time this month.
Interview: Watergate chronicler Elizabeth Drew in the Trump era.
Media: In a DC studio, the US government produces a Russian-language news show. Is it any match for Moscow’s propaganda machine?
Cityscape: What Amazon should consider if it comes to Washington.
Business: Angela Lauria can help you become an author and life coach—for $15,000.
Business Hall of Fame: Honoring four local leaders.
Road Trip: The Eastern Shore’s Cambridge is the place for crabs, beer, biking, and birds.
All That Glitters: Silver and gold jewelry to put you in a holiday frame of mind.
Knead to Know: Transgender bodies need massage more than most. This place has their backs.
Raising the Bar Snack: The best bar food—happy hours, bar brunches, and more.
Review: The Chinese carry-out is reinvented at Capitol Hill’s Chiko.
House Tour: A Glen Echo church turned family home.
Assisted Living: How to pick a senior group home.
Pets: The Inn at Little Washington’s very lucky dalmatian.
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