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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,...
The fast-casual sushi restaurant Yobi — currently known as RollsByU at its locations in Arlington and Foggy Bottom — will open in Tenleytown next month, co-owner Nesrin Abaza told The Current this week. The eatery, which offers sushi rolls and...
The first thing you need to know about the stone and cedar Colonial at 4934 Indian Lane NW (Spring Valley) is that it was once owned by General Omar Bradley. It appropriately reflects all the gracious proportions, elegant details,...
The Heurich House Museum will hold its fifth annual Christkindlmarkt, a German-style market offering locally made crafts, on Dec. 1 through 3. More than 40 D.C.-area vendors will be present at this year’s artisan market just off Dupont Circle, selling...
Farmers markets are opening for the season across D.C., including markets returning to Van Ness and Glover Park-Burleith with new offerings. Starting May 20, the Van Ness Farmers Market will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m....
The Modern Architecture + Design Society will spotlight four Northwest homes on the inaugural DC-Metro Modern Home Tour on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three of the featured houses are the handiwork of Travis Price Architects,...
The beige stucco home with sea green shutters at 2800 Adams Mill Road NW is a perfect example of French Eclectic style that wears its heritage with lightness and grace. The style was fashionable in the 1920s and 1930s, after...
Most car-buying decisions require carefully weighing various tradeoffs. A common one: interior space versus gas mileage. Understandably, the roomiest vehicles on the market are not typically fuel economy standouts — it takes a big, thirsty engine to power a...
When SUVs were booming in the 1990s, Subaru jumped into the craze by dressing its Legacy station wagon into the now-famous Outback. Now that the crossover SUV market is overflowing with options, there are few choices left for shoppers who...
At first you think you’re seeing some exotic breed of bird — long, red objects perched on branches in the front yard. Actually, they’re bottles and the trees are “bottle trees,” a form of garden embellishment common in the...

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