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A brief accounting, 20 years later, of the legacies—some obvious, others not so much—of September 11, 2001. By Britt Peterson and Jane Recker.
A Postcard From Wet Hot Vax Summer
Covid anxieties are back. But for a moment at Seacrets, the six-acre, 19-tiki-bar compound in Ocean City, it was almost as if the pandemic never happened. . . . By Mimi Montgomery.
The Everything Newspaper
A look inside the search for the Washington Post’s recently in-stalled new editor—and the future of the hometown paper that has long stopped thinking of itself as such. By Andrew Beaujon.
Best of Washington
More than 125 of the best (and, yes, some of the worst) things in the DC area right now, including our favorite vintage-furniture shops, hair salons, dog-park bars, unsung heroes, and lots more. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.
Lawn of the Land: The US Capitol’s outdoor makeover. By Daniella Byck.
The Spears Years: A brief history of Britney Spears in DC. By Jane Recker.
Wheeler Dealer: Meet the skateboarding queen of Adams Morgan. By Anna Spiegel.
What’s New in News: Three media startups to know. By Jennifer Albarracin Moya.
Looky-Loo: What’s the deal with Tony Podesta’s toilet art? By Clara Grudberg.
Big Picture: Inside the Corcoran School’s “golden salon.” By Clara Grudberg.
Interview: Author Clint Smith on traveling the country to write about America’s ongoing struggle with its past. By Andrew Beaujon.
Culture: Capturing an undertold chapter in DC’s rich music history. By Rob Brunner.
The Washingtonologist: Our Beltway know-it-all solves your capital-city conundrums. By Washingtonian Staff.
STYLE & TRAVEL
What They’re Wearing: Items that our style setters are most excited to sport for fall. By Amy Moeller.
Foodie Road Trip: Delicious reasons to spend a weekend in Charlottesville. By Tim Wendel.
Trophy Space: Look inside the winners of the 2021 Washingtonian Residential Design Awards. By Marisa M. Kashino.
Neighborhood Briefing: Georgetown: New restaurants, shopping, and other attractions. By Damare Baker, Daniella Byck, and Maya Pottiger.
Off the Market: The month’s luxury home sales. By Washingtonian Staff.
Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj on hosting a President. As told to Jessica Sidman.