Tips and Articles for Washington, D.C.

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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

Washington, D.C. | 14th StreetAlways a magnet for the pinstripes-and-pearls set, the District is now attracting a fashion-forward faction rather than... 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

You've never had as much fun in Albany, Springfield, or Tallahassee as you have in New York, Chicago, and Miami, right?Lots of capital cities hardly... Read More

See our slideshow of 2009 Travel Horoscopes.Matt Murphy, 38, a Capricorn from New York City, is planning a big trip in 2009 but agonizing between a... Read More

Who cares that inauguration attendees are still scrambling for a hotel room in D.C.?Anyone who wants to explore Washington’s fresh new start (or is just... Read More

See our slideshow of Must-See Green American Landmarks.From atop the High Line, the old elevated freight track that is about to debut as New York’s most... Read More

Travel changes everything: it supports communities, restructures economies, protects environments, and preserves our cultural heritage. In 2008, this... Read More

I enjoyed Guy Trebay’s sensitive and evocative portrayal of South India [The Temples of Tamil Nadu, February]. As an Indian-American, I appreciated his... Read More

See our slideshow of Wacky Presidential Election Hotel Promotions.Guests at W Hotels have come to expect “Whatever/Whenever.” But this year’s... Read More

Cork Wine Bar This six-month-old restaurant and wine bar occupies a loftlike space with exposed brick walls, tin ceilings, and an open chef’s kitchen.... Read More

ArtEuropeLondon“From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings, 1870–1925, from Moscow and St. Petersburg,” at the Royal Academy of Arts (through... Read More

As D.C.’s inner city blossoms, roughly six contiguous areas north of downtown are being grouped as MidCity. At its heart, Logan Circle (a genteel... Read More

The meal began in a rush of tiny tastes. A chocolate truffle oozed foie gras. New-wave bar snacks—pork rinds in maple syrup, sweet lotus chips... Read More

1. Anaheim, Calif.Wyndham Anaheim Park877/999-3223; wyndham.com; ask for the Wyndham Weekender package.What’s Included A double; free shuttles to... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 Great American Public Spaces.It’s a safe bet that when you walk into Washington, D.C.’s Union Station, you’ll be awed by its... Read More

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