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Purpose Driven
Ayesha Khan | September 26, 2014

Lewiston prides itself on being the second largest town in Maine, but it is typical of New England—red-bricked and lined with church steeples. But as ordinary as the town may seem, famed native son Patrick Dempsey—who overcame dyslexia, excelled in...

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Cider House Rules
Nevin Martell | September 19, 2014

1. Bibiana
Bourbon, apple cider, lemon and a dash of bitters go into the cranberry apple sour at Ashok Bajaj’s Italian trattoria. Make sure you retrieve...

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One Day in DC
Katie Bianco | September 15, 2014

9AM Start your day with coffee and kayaking in Georgetown. “I’d grab a light breakfast at the adorable Malmaison and then go kayaking on the Potomac River,...

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Star Power
Nevin Martell and David Hagedorn | September 5, 2014

1. Daniel Boulud
Years of wishful thinking turn into reality for Washington’s gourmands as Daniel Boulud opens DBGB in downtown’s new...

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Modern Eye
Jennifer Sergent | September 5, 2014

Johanna Maska saw opportunity everywhere when she and husband Henry Jackson moved into their home on Logan Circle. The self-described design junkie with a passion for high style finally had enough space to indulge.

“Other people have different hobbies...

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High Society
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | September 5, 2014

Who knew that when Victor Albisu opened chic Del Campo in Penn Quarter last year that upscale South American asado would suddenly become the next big thing? Cases in point: Richard Sandoval’s Toro Toro pan-Latin steakhouse,...

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French Sensibility
David Hagedorn | September 5, 2014

Years of wishful thinking turn into reality for Washington’s gourmands as Daniel Boulud, one of the most highly regarded chefs in the world, opens DBGB Kitchen & Bar...

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Head Over Heels
Isaiah Freeman-Schub | September 5, 2014

“Today is a new day,” declared Nicolas Ghesquière in his show note for his first collection for Louis Vuitton. After he accepted the reins as artistic director of LV...

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Designed to a "T"
Ayesha Khan | September 5, 2014

It is perhaps one of the greatest ironies in the world of luxury goods that the most preeminent jewelry houses have been historically helmed by men, despite the obvious fact that they mostly cater to women. ...

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Women of Style 2014
Cathy Alter | September 4, 2014

Washington’s women are having a fashion moment—actually, many moments. In a city whose style and cultural zeitgeist have been transformed dramatically over the past several years, we give you five women who possess trademark looks that stop...

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Heart of the Valley
Beth Weitzman | September 4, 2014

Having vision is a very powerful thing—especially when possessed by a driving force like the late Joan Austin. Having passed away last year at age 81, her legacy lives on through the eco-luxe ...

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Air Apparent
Katie Bianco | September 4, 2014

It’s not surprising when a woman in broadcasting cites the almighty Oprah as her career role model. What is unusual is when that same woman also name-checks a controversial, raunchy disc jockey in the same breath.

“I want the show to be Oprah...

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