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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...
Volkswagen has largely missed the booming demand for crossovers in the U.S. While most automakers have offered a seven-passenger SUV-looking car for years, VW instead chased smaller niches with the luxury five-seat Touareg and the upscale compact Tiguan. But now,...
Every single minute of every single day, Realtors have to be on call. Their phones are practically a part of them and if they put them down even for a few minutes to take a break from answering questions...
There’s a fairy-tale quality to the Wardman Tower. Located on one of Washington’s highest topographical points, the Woodley Park landmark has long occupied a unique vantage point in the cultural and architectural life of the city. From the grandeur...
Two Tenleytown duplexes, each with two homes that mirror each other, earned special distinction as landmarks in the National Registry of Historic Places in February. But Frank Perna Jr. — who owns three of the four homes at 4112-4118...
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...
The Kimpton Donovan Hotel in downtown D.C. debuted redesigned events spaces last month, including the newly constructed Bradlee Room. In keeping with the journalism-inspired theme of the 1155 14th St. NW hotel, the new meeting space is named after The...
After Whole Foods Market abruptly closed its Glover Park store for renovations last month, the biggest question has been the reopening date. But much to the disappointment of attendees at last Thursday’s meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3B (Glover Park,...
Architectural style is an eminently renewable resource. The John McKenna House at 1412 34th St. NW is a beautiful example of Federal style, with its understated exterior, simple moldings and geometric lines. All of these features make the brick...
D.C. residents may find relief from the arduous and never-ending laundry routine now that the Cleanly app is expanding its presence in the area. Cleanly, co-founded by current CEO Tom Harari, is a laundry and dry-cleaning app that offers door-to-door,...

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