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The city’s first restaurant with a certified tobacconist, Bourbon Steak at the Four Seasons Hotel, rolled out a new “Sip & Smoke” menu this week. Cigar expert Mason Foster, who earned his certification through Tobacconist University of Princeton, N.J., is...
Most hybrids get their best gas mileage in city driving, given that their electric motors can power the cars gas-free in the sort of gentle acceleration common to stop-and-go congestion or quiet neighborhood streets. And sensible crossovers and hatchbacks...
While economy cars tend to be popular as simple, affordable transportation, Mazda has added further appeal to its entry in this class. The Mazda3, sold as a sedan or five-door hatchback, makes use of its compact size to provide...
As part of its April 30 spring benefit, the Avalon Theatre will screen the Western classic “High Noon” followed by an author’s talk on the backdrop of the 1952 film. The event will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Glenn Frankel, whose...
Monica Grover grew up around her family’s store in Maryland, but she never dreamed of owning one herself. Nevertheless, shopkeeping must be in her blood because Bazaar Spices, the store she now co-owns with her husband, Ivan Fitzgerald, was recently...
In 1875, Ulysses Grant was living at the White House, the notorious Boss Tweed had escaped his doleful New York prison cell for more hospitable climes in Cuba and Spain, and America’s one-percenters were building baronial manors inspired by...
Nearly 20 years ago, Volvo eschewed its famously boxy styling in favor of sleeker designs. Leading the way was the Swedish brand’s flagship model, and Volvo changed its name from S90 to S80 for the occasion. Now, with the S80...
Northwest restaurants and chefs dominate the finalist list for the 2017 RAMMYs, the annual awards honoring the best of the region’s culinary scene. The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced the finalists on April 3, and winners will be announced at...
Jale Hashimi, general manager of the Melrose Georgetown Hotel in the West End, is taking on a new role with the hotel’s parent company. Hashimi will serve as vice president and general manager of Remington Hotels’ operations luxury division, the...
After a protracted battle with the local advisory neighborhood commission, D.C. restaurateur Bo Blair’s new seafood joint, Millie’s, is finally open for business in Spring Valley. The restaurant held its grand opening on Wednesday, featuring a ribbon cutting with...

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