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What’s it like to sue your male partners for discrimination? To belong to a motorcycle gang? Or to tie your tubes before 35? In their own words, 62 women explain.
In an excerpt from her book, Life Undercover, the author tells about her top-secret existence developing a cover and cultivating sources all over Washington as a member of the CIA’s most clandestine unit. By Amaryllis Fox.
150 of the area’s most influential women in government, business, law, education, media, nonprofits, and the arts.
Critter Jitters: This city has a problem with bugs and rodents. Not in our homes or streets—in our discourse.
Hot Restaurant, Naughty Nickname: How Millie’s became the center of a certain DC social set.
Digging Into Kavanaugh’s Past: A new book’s coauthor saw the local private-school party scene firsthand.
Arbor Patrol: A famously easygoing suburb is having a not-very-easygoing battle over trees. A report from the front.
The 17 performances, exhibits, and other events worth your time this month.
Interview: Archbishop Wilton Gregory on leading Washington’s troubled diocese.
Business: The local startup FiscalNote is a pioneer of the lobbying industry’s digital future.
LIFE & TRAVEL
Rolling Out the Red Carpet: Eight luxe destinations for when you want to indulge.
Eyes in the Sky: The odd allure of birdwatching.
The Old College Try: Which local high schools send the most kids to top colleges?
Go to Sleep Already!: A look at the booming sleep industry, plus tips for getting a better night’s rest, the rise of the “sleep divorce,” and gadgets to help you snooze.
Patsy’s American and Randy’s Prime: The Great American Restaurants Group pays homage to its founders with two Tysons dining rooms.
Commonwealth Indian: Commonwealth is the latest in a flurry of fancy Indian spots.
Quick Takes: First impressions of three new Italian restaurants.
On the Horizon / Fall and Winter Preview: The 11 eateries we’re most looking forward to—ranked.
Kitchen Envy: Inside six gorgeous kitchens, why a certain design trend is turning up all over town, and resources to help you tackle your own kitchen remodel.
The Briefing: Rockville: What you should know about the Montgomery County suburb right now.
Off the Market!: The month’s luxury home sales.