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Which Washington-Area Neighborhoods Will Boom Next?
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Which Washington-Area Neighborhoods Will Boom Next?

It’s not uncommon to hear lifelong Washingtonians say they barely recognize the area these days. Entire neighborhoods have emerged. (Who ever heard...

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The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: 4/14-4/15
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The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: 4/14-4/15

Bloomingdale Where: 119 V. St., NW How much: $1,350,000 When: Sunday, 1pm to 4pm Why: This 1909 Victorian has four bedrooms and three-and-a-half...

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Take an Exclusive Look at the Next Wave of Development Coming to the Yards
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Take an Exclusive Look at the Next Wave of Development Coming to the Yards

A whole lot more is coming to the Yards on the Southeast DC waterfront. Developer Forest City exclusively shared with Washingtonian renderings for...

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Bonjour! Georgetown French Market Returns April 27 – 29!
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Bonjour! Georgetown French Market Returns April 27 – 29!

BONJOUR! Dust off your berets for the 15th Annual Georgetown French Market, on April 27 & 28: 10 am – 5 pm; April 29: Noon – 5 pm, where the...

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Abunai Poke to New Neighbor Poki DC: “It's Poke, Not Poki!”
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Abunai Poke to New Neighbor Poki DC: “It's Poke, Not Poki!”

Abunai Poke owner and Hawaii native Akina Harada has been throwing shade at “fake” mainland poke since she opened her downtown shop a year ago. But...

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How to Visit New York Without Giving Anyone There Your Money
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How to Visit New York Without Giving Anyone There Your Money

It’s one of the world’s most expensive cities, but many of New York’s pleasures cost nothing. You just need to know where to go and when. A Night...

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Bonjour! Georgetown French Market Returns April 27 – 29!
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Bonjour! Georgetown French Market Returns April 27 – 29!

BONJOUR! Dust off your berets for the 15th Annual Georgetown French Market, on April 27 & 28: 10 am – 5 pm; April 29: Noon – 5 pm, where the...

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This Was the Most Expensive House Sold in Washington Last Month
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This Was the Most Expensive House Sold in Washington Last Month

This super-opulent, 16,400-square-foot estate in McLean was the priciest home to sell in the DC-area last month, at $5,625,000. Fairfax County...

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Celebrity Chef Bryan Voltaggio Has Closed Range, His First DC Restaurant
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Celebrity Chef Bryan Voltaggio Has Closed Range, His First DC Restaurant

Maryland-based celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio has closed Range as of today. The restaurant inside Chevy Chase Pavilion—his first in DC—opened five...

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Why Have So Many Shops Closed at the Shay?
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Why Have So Many Shops Closed at the Shay?

Given the spate of recent departures there, the Shay has started to look something like the Bermuda Triangle of DC retail. But the reality is more...

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Target Is Bringing Its Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service to DC
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Target Is Bringing Its Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service to DC

You know that meme depicting the typical Target shopper's experience? You walk in wanting to buy one essential item, but end up with about ten...

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Listing We Love: A Contemporary Rock Creek Park Oasis With Everything You Need
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Listing We Love: A Contemporary Rock Creek Park Oasis With Everything You Need

Nestled amongst the trees in Washington's quiet, upscale Woodland Normanstone neighborhood is this contemporary giant. On the market since November...

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Three Northern Virginia Suburbs Ranked Among The Healthiest US Communities
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Three Northern Virginia Suburbs Ranked Among The Healthiest US Communities

Falls Church is the “healthiest” community in the US, according to a new ranking from the U.S. News & World Report. The city, with a population of...

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Look Inside: These $3 Million Capitol Hill Rowhouses Are Designed to Be Residences or Offices
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Look Inside: These $3 Million Capitol Hill Rowhouses Are Designed to Be Residences or Offices

Some Capitol Hill residents have fought against lobbying firms and other businesses that seek to turn Capitol Hill rowhouses into commercial space....

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A New DC Retailer Bets Big on the Popularity of Men’s Undergarments and Grooming Supplies
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A New DC Retailer Bets Big on the Popularity of Men’s Undergarments and Grooming Supplies

With a catchphrase like, “Where a gentleman stores his valuables,” the recently-opened Trunk & Drawer has a very target niche: namely, consumer...

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From Piggly Wiggly To Wegman's: How DC Grocery Shopping Got Cool
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From Piggly Wiggly To Wegman's: How DC Grocery Shopping Got Cool

When the organization Historic Takoma bought an old building said to have started life in 1932 as a Piggly Wiggly grocery store, Diana Kohn, the...

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Five Great Ways To Order Groceries From Your Couch
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Five Great Ways To Order Groceries From Your Couch

Grocery delivery gets a lot of hype, but only 4 percent of people in this country regularly buy groceries online. While drones and other...

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Meet the Wegmans Obsessives Who Camp Out to Try New Stores
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Meet the Wegmans Obsessives Who Camp Out to Try New Stores

Back in October 2010, Nadine Bailey-Joyner, Paula Hopson-Stanley, and Susan Myers camped out for hours at the new Woodmore Wegmans in Lanham. They...

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Is There Really a “Sexy Safeway”?
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Is There Really a “Sexy Safeway”?

Many Safeways in DC are known by nicknames that have persisted for decades. But how accurate are they now? Sexy Safeway Location: Fifth and L sts.,...

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DC's Biggest Grocery Problem
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DC's Biggest Grocery Problem

Some affluent neighborhoods in DC have ten times as many supermarkets per person as its poorer neighborhoods. What’s the answer? Beverley Wheeler,...

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How To Explore DC's Amazing Asian Markets
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How To Explore DC's Amazing Asian Markets

There was a time, not so long ago, when the words “ethnic grocery” evoked a small, crowded storefront with a couple rows of goods, mom-and-pop...

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Date Night at the Whole Foods
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Date Night at the Whole Foods

Past the displays of kettle chips and LaCroix sparkling water, toward the back of the Whole Foods at Fair Lakes, groups of friends are gathered on...

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Five Things We Learned At A Luxury Real Estate Conference
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Five Things We Learned At A Luxury Real Estate Conference

As if you didn't already know luxury real estate is officially a thing in DC, there was a whole conference on it yesterday. Hosted by real-estate...

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How Long Will Amazon Need Those 50,000 HQ2 Employees?
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How Long Will Amazon Need Those 50,000 HQ2 Employees?

In January, Amazon released its list of finalist locations for the company’s highly anticipated second headquarters, which included multiple...

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Writer Andrew Sullivan On Why He's Never Leaving Adams Morgan
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Writer Andrew Sullivan On Why He's Never Leaving Adams Morgan

During stints at the New Republic, the New York Times Magazine, and most recently, New York, conservative writer Andrew Sullivan has sounded off on...

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Four Things Locals Get Out of the Line Hotel
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Four Things Locals Get Out of the Line Hotel

Adams Morgan residents watched for years as the former First Church of Christ, Scientist, at Euclid Street and Columbia Road was slowly transformed...

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These 16 Local Companies Can Help You Throw the Best Party Ever
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These 16 Local Companies Can Help You Throw the Best Party Ever

Party-Equipment Rental The Cozy Caravan Club. A 1950s-inspired camper or a “Bubbles & Brews” ’59 mini-truck can park at your party and serve boozy...

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The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: March 10-11
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The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: March 10-11

Where: 1011 M St. NW #907 How Much: $1,650,000 When: Saturday and Sunday, 1pm to 4pm Why: This contemporary M Street condo is in a prime downtown...

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First Look: New Condos Targeted at First-Time Buyers Coming to NoMa
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First Look: New Condos Targeted at First-Time Buyers Coming to NoMa

Developer J Street Companies plans to build a 62-unit condo building on two adjacent sites near the NoMa metro stop. Chairman Bruce Baschuk says...

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There's Finally a Fight Over Members of Congress Sleeping in Their Offices. Maybe We Should Just Build Them a Dorm.
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There's Finally a Fight Over Members of Congress Sleeping in Their Offices. Maybe We Should Just Build Them a Dorm.

For a couple decades now, we've been accustomed to the occasional reminder that some members of Congress—mostly Republicans, but a few Democrats,...

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