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Winery Day Trips
More than 30 of our favorite wineries that are worth a visit this fall, whether you’re looking for a romantic outing, a tasty Sunday brunch, or a fun place to picnic with friends. By Nancy Bauer.
Ready for Takeoff
Almost four years into a seven-year, roughly $1 billion renovation, the National Air and Space Museum will reopen eight of its 23 exhibits on October 14. Take a peek behind the scenes. By Jessica Ruf.
The Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Georgetown Election
What does it mean for the future of US politics when a university that grooms some of the country’s future leaders is already having scandalous elections? By Sylvie McNamara.
Relief Pitchers: Throne Labs wants you to use its fancy public potties. By Grace Deng.
Local Color: DC’s most impermanent art. By Grace Deng.
Cool in a Crisis: A former hostage negotiator has advice for businesses. By Luke Mullins.
A Haunted Past: Washington fiction with an eerie twist. By Damare Baker.
Secret Rendezvous: Chatting with a top intelligence insider. By Andrew Beaujon.
Big Picture: The factory behind those iconic bushel crab baskets. By Jessica Ruf. Photograph by Jay Fleming.
Where & When
10 Things You Really Ought to Do This Month. By Washingtonian Staff.
Interview: Can this mathematician convince readers to love numbers like he does? By Andrew Beaujon.
A Pastry mystery: What happened to all the prune Danish? By Rob Brunner.
LIFE, HEALTH & TRAVEL
Coats of Many Colors: The vibrant wardrobe in one couple’s “Peacock Closet.” By Amy Moeller.
Shot of Hope for Cancer: A vaccine may someday help beat breast cancer. By Ayren Jackson-Cannady.
Does Your Child Need a Tutor? Here’s how to find and hire a good one. By Damare Baker.
Buried Treasure: Périgord truffles from Virginia? Yes, really. By Nevin Martell.
The Great Washington Bake-Off: Our area now has a surplus of upscale bakery/cafes that got their start in other cities. How do they compare? By Ann Limpert.
Where the wild things are: A chef is turning diners on to locally foraged ingredients at Bar Ivy. Plus—what’s in season right now. By Nevin Martell.
Dream Kitchens: How to have a sparkling white kitchen without sacrificing warmth. Plus designers, cabinetmakers, countertop fabricators, and other resources to elevate your next renovation. By Michelle Brunner.
The Briefing | Bethesda: The latest food, fun, and other happenings around this ever-changing Maryland locale. By Cynthia Hacinli.
Back to normal?: The current status of our previously crazy real-estate landscape. By Michele Lerner.
Off the Market: The month’s luxury home sales. By Washingtonian Staff.