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The Best of the City
By The Editors | January 15, 2015

BEST OF THE CITY | CULTURE

Artistic Spark
With the reopening of Artist’s Proof Art Gallery in Georgetown’s Book Hill neighborhood, ...

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Interior Motives
By Charlotte Safavi | January 13, 2015

Having a signature style comes easily to interior decorator Jennifer Wagner Schmidt. She simply follows her personal passions—from Helmut Lang and Proenza Schouler to Kelly Wearstler and Jonathan Adler. Add luxury travel and vintage Hollywood to...

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Natural Wonders
Rima Suqi | January 12, 2015

Have you ever seen a frigate bird flirt? The male frigate has a red pouch he inflates to comically large proportions, hoping to catch the eye of nearby females. Once successful, it depresses back to its usual, goiter-like state. The parallels to human behavior it...

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Tranquil Treatments
Katie Bianco | January 9, 2015

1. Open-Door Policy
Elizabeth Arden Red Door just launched a new anti-aging treatment: The Color4 Light therapy facial uses UV-freed LED lights to revitalize...

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Boyhood Dreams
By Cristina Cuomo | January 5, 2015

When I met Ethan Hawke 20 years ago, he was a freewheeling young guy with a love of life, writing (The Hottest State, his first novel, was already in the works), muscle cars, Sam Shepard plays and Bob Dylan records he’d play in his West Village...

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Euro Prime
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | December 22, 2014

The W Hotel, a Starwood Hotels and Resorts property, has been a tricky sell in Washington since it opened in 2009. It’s a neon-pink brand in a navy-blue town. A lobby with purple lighting, zebra upholstery, silvery sequined...

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Iconic Attractions
DC Magazine staff | December 19, 2014

Sarah Fraser, Radio Personality, Sarah, Ty and Mel Show, DC107.3
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
“Its tagline is, ‘Where...

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NYE in DC
Katie Bianco | December 19, 2014

1. Blue Duck Tavern
Blue Duck’s new executive chef, Ryan LaRoche, will help Washingtonians ring in the New Year with a four-course tasting menu, featuring dishes like smoked beet salad and...

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Click
Michael McCarthy | December 17, 2014

When
7:30pm
9.26.14

Where
CityCenterDC

It’s wonderful what a molecular biologist will find on his walks across the city. As Mukul Ranjan (the scientist in question) wandered through town taking...

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State of the Arts
Katie Bianco | December 17, 2014

The Washington Project for the Arts newest board member, Vikki Tobak, has been in DC for only a year, but she’s already putting her stamp on the city’s independent arts scene. “I’ve been pleasantly surprised by...

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Light Fantastic
Ellen Ryan | December 17, 2014

Three years ago, Will and Sumar Hussein Langhorne began a mission that centered on one very simple element: light. The couple’s project was their expansive Georgetown townhouse.

“Throughout the house, we wanted to bring in as much light as...

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Coupe du Jour
Nate Chapnick | December 17, 2014

Many high-performance supercars spend most of their time parked, saddled by inclement weather and overall impracticality. Enter the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe, a two-door supercar re-envisioning of the maker’s top-of-the-line sedan, to be...

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