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Sam Pardoe, the mid-century Washington, DC builder, was legendary for putting surprise details like hidden stairways, pass-throughs or corridors in every home he designed. Wittingly or otherwise, the new build at 2939 Stephenson Place NW in Chevy Chase channels...
Subcompact cars are a great choice for a crowded city. Maneuverable and easy to park, they can be a perfect fit for D.C. Of course, the typical subcompact car is an entry-level vehicle with spartan interior decor, few high-end...
Yellow is having a moment. From fashion to furnishings, it says “fresh starts” and “new beginnings” in a way no other color can. The pale yellow-brick townhouse at 1724 35th St, NW is now living its new —and best—life. Built...
Last week, we tested the Honda Civic — a spacious and fun to drive compact sedan that offers wide appeal at affordable prices. You could argue that the Civic is a bargain in some respects. Most cars with this...
Everyone knows the Blaine Mansion—the imposing, red-brick Queen Anne villa at the corner of Massachusetts Ave and 20th St NW. (Fun fact: it was built in 1882 for three-time presidential hopeful, James G. Blaine, a Republican from Maine, and...
As automakers master the art of adding power to small, fuel-efficient engines, folks who prefer extra cylinders and high displacement are finding fewer and fewer options. Once relegated to cheap economy cars, 2.0-liter four-cylinders now sit under the hoods...
Logan Circle’s charms are, by now, well known—a visual and experiential feast of commercial energy, cultural stimulation, architectural beauty and restful green space that makes it one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods. A go-to and must-live-in destination. Case in...
Cadillac and Lexus aren’t known as performance brands. Their luxury vehicles are better known as smooth and quiet, not zesty and fun to drive. Both, though, have been working to add spice to their lineups. That’s what you’ll find...
by Andrew Jones Through April 14th, at the Washington Convention Center, the Washington Auto Show brought hundreds of vehicles, from over 35 manufacturers, to engage auto enthusiasts who came from miles around to see the production, concept, luxury, electric, hybrid, exotic...
Most of us know a Thai restaurant’s menu by heart. DCers who love their spicy Larb Gai and Pad See Ew likely have a go-to Thai place that delivers.  But that shouldn’t be Thai Chef in Dupont Circle (1712...

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