Tips and Articles for Washington, D.C.

Dan Chung/Aurora

Aesop has led us to believe that those who plan (the ants) fare better than those who don't (the grasshoppers). But the Web has changed everything; and... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Baseball Stadium Food. ... Read More

“I’ve been going to Washington since I was a child, and all the memorials are imprinted on me with varying degrees of impact and sentiment. But the... Read More

One hundred years ago, America's first zoos were built in Philadelphia and New York, with extra-thick bars to assure the public that wild lions,... Read More

todd takes on miamiFashion designer Todd Oldham has dressed up Miami Beach's Tiffany, a 1939 glam pad. Now called the Hotel (love the simple name), it's... Read More

In 1871, the painter Thomas Moran headed west on an assignment from Scribner's Monthly, a new magazine, accompanied by landscape photographer William... Read More

The long countdown is over. • Ninety years after the once-proud New Haven Railroad began running electric wire above its tracks from New Haven to... Read More

Six just-opened hotels that are setting new standards of style: NORTH AMERICA The West Coast's Kimpton Group is launching an East Coast invasion.... Read More

"Come, Scruffy!" The new Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C., just east of the White House, welcomes four-legged guests with homemade biscuits and ready... Read More

In a city rife with contrary opinions, few subjects have ignited as much controversy as the location of the National World War II Memorial (202/426-6841... Read More

Talking Street's cell-phone tours star famous locals (Jerry Stiller, Steven Tyler) as your guides to New York, Boston, and D.C. You set the pace—and... Read More

Across America, alumni of Spain's inventive restaurant El Bulli are spreading the culinary gospel of Catalonian chef-scientist Ferrán Adría. Most... Read More

OCCUPATION Comedian, author, presidential historian HOME BASE New York City PET PROJECT Rocca, a veteran of Comedy Central's Daily Show with Jon Stewart... Read More

Everyone knows the Capitol Skyline Hotel," my cabbie says as we speed out of Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National. It's not meant as a compliment. "You... Read More

In a town known more for its political views than for its scenic ones, the newly opened Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. is a cut above: nearly all of... Read More

America's low-carb craze shows no sign of fizzling. The latest proof?Cocktails at these three hotel bars are made with calorie-free green tea and fruits... Read More

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