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A new taqueria is opening this week in Petworth, serving house-made Mexican dishes and drinks in a modern casual setting at 821 Upshur St. NW. Taqueria del Barrio is the first brick-and-mortar concept from chef Anna Bran-Leis, who operates the...
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 Glover Park restaurant Town Hall will host a series of Saturday cookout events throughout the summer, beginning April 8 with a Nationals-centric bash. With a $30 ticket, attendees can take advantage of unlimited food, beer and wine during each...
A “Pets and Pints” happy hour will take place Tuesday, April 11, at Rebellion DC, honoring National Pet Day. The event, running from 5 to 8 p.m. at the 1836 18th St. NW bar, intends both to celebrate pets and...
Balance. We seek it in our lives and in our meditation practices. If we’re lucky, we can create it in our home, where harmony between design and function is an architectural virtue. The Victorian row house at 1619 13th...
For 30 years, the term “town car” broadly referred to a big, cushy luxury sedan, often chauffeured and painted shiny black. But the ubiquitous sedan that lent its name to that genre — the Lincoln Town Car – was discontinued...
With Tudors, looks can be deceiving. Their decorative doorways, half timbering and steep pitched roofs suggest a throwback to 16th-century England, but, in truth, it’s a style more closely associated with those original “masters of the universe” — American...
The adjectives “cute” and “small” do not exactly promise elegance and refinement. But to the owner/architect behind the renovation of 3124 38th St. NW, these elements presented just the challenge he needed to restore the multi-unit Cleveland Park town...
When Mitsubishi first launched the Outlander Sport crossover in 2011, most prospective buyers saw one primary appeal: price. It was smaller and less expensive than a Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4 — then among the most diminutive crossovers a person...
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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