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By: Alexandra Greeley Weekend brunches are the end game for all foodies, especially the hip millennials. What better time to meet, greet, and eat? And perhaps one of the most popular must-go places is Georgetown’s El Centro D.F. (1218 Wisconsin...
Across the street, the new headquarters of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church (“A progressive church in a progressive city”) is taking shape. Next door, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office sits in refined and serene splendor. And in...
For an economical way to drive around town, it’s pretty hard to beat a hybrid. Unlike gas-powered cars, most hybrids get better mileage in the city than on the highway. At low speeds, their small electric motors can help...
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...
By: Alexandra Greeley   For all those devout foodies who have lived in the D.C. for years, chef Ris Lacoste will be a familiar kitchen name. She's known for preparing innovative American dishes that are often flavored with ethnic undertones. Because of her...
Couldn’t get to Spain this summer? ¡No se preocupe! (no worries). The spirit of Spain (well, its architectural tradition) is alive and well in Foxhall | Berkley. The private villa at 1938 Foxview View Circle NW is surrounded by parkland and...
By: Alexandra Greeley Busy Wisconsin Avenue, which is near the National Cathedral, is a restaurant hotspot with many cuisines that beckon. For seafood lovers—well, for anyone who yearns for top-notch seafood (besides oysters) and assorted meat-and-veggie offerings—the go-to destination is...
For most of the country, the best three-row crossover is the one with the most room for your family and their stuff. There’s space to stretch out and carry everyone’s luggage.   But many of the roomiest three-row crossovers are also...
By: Carlo Massimo There were 15 boys and girls lined up along two tables at Silver, the American restaurant and brasserie in Cathedral Heights, for its tasting event on Thursday. The kids’ ages ranged from 4 to 10.  Chef Ype Von...
Sometimes, more is really more. Especially when it comes to the Victorians for whom no design embellishment -- from the bustle to the balustrade -- was ever too much in the pursuit of beauty. This four-story row house at 1512...

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