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Is the Government Hiding Evidence About UFOs and Alien Life?
Washington’s “UFO lobbyist” has been on a mission for decades to make the White House and Congress believe. Despite a recent congressional hearing on the topic, he says there’s more work to be done. By Luke Mullins.
Our 30 favorite places to satisfy a taco craving, whether birria or Baja-style fish or Big Mac–inspired. Plus, ten new spots—beyond tacos—where you can eat well for less than $25 a person. By Ann Limpert, Anna Spiegel, and Cynthia Hacinli.
In the Swim
For some DC residents, a public pool is the place to be all summer. We dove into two popular ones—Langdon Park and Banneker—to meet a few regulars. By David Tran. Photographs by Chris Buck.
Raw Emotions: Sushi lovers are flocking to the former Trump hotel. By Jessica Sidman.
Update: DC’s Latino Museum: An update on the National Museum of the American Latino. By Sophia Young.
Courting Trouble: Why antiabortion protests will likely get worse. By Sylvie McNamara.
Fun at the Fest: Fashion-spotting at Pharrell’s Something in the Water festival. Photograph by Evy Mages.
POTUS’s Best Friend: The new book on presidential pups. By Jessica Ruf.
Big Picture: A vintage look at the Baltimore-Washington Speedway. By David Andrews.
Interview: Arena Stage’s Molly Smith is a DC theater institution. Why did she decide it’s time to retire? By Andrew Beaujon.
LIFE, HEALTH, TRAVEL
Let’s Plan a Staycation: Whether you want to escape to horse country or explore the city, we’ve got options for every taste. By Amy Moeller.
Making a Racket: Pickleball is super-fun, easy to learn, and addictive—and taking over courts throughout the area. By Kayla Benjamin.
Sitting Not So Pretty: Two-plus years into the pandemic, your home office may be causing aches and pains. By Damare Baker.
Why Can’t I Sleep?: Covid, inflation, politics—they’re all affecting your shuteye. But there are things you can do to sleep more soundly, including new apps. By Jessica Ruf.
Outward Appearances: These houses got modern facelifts while staying true to their original styles. Here’s how. By Marisa M. Kashino
The Briefing | Union Market District: A ton of new shops, restaurants, and places to explore have arrived in this fast-growing pocket of Northeast DC—and much more is on the way. By Jessica Ruf.
Custody Chaos: For some exes who share kids, pandemic-inspired relocations have wreaked legal havoc. By Jessica M. Goldstein.
Off the Market: The month’s luxury home sales. By Washingtonian Staff.