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Washingtonian’s April 2023 Subject: Actual Property 2023

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Goodbye, RFK Stadium

The final of RFK’s orange seats have been eliminated throughout a farewell ceremony in December—the stadium’s remaining occasion. {Photograph} by Evy Mages


After 62 years of massive names and massive moments, the DC landmark is being torn down. Earlier than it’s gone for good, we rejoice and bear in mind its historical past and legacy. By Andrew Beaujon, Patrick Hruby, and Luke Mullins.

Reefer Insanity

Diana Alvarez, Lit Metropolis Smoke Store. Proudly owning and working a DC canna-business helped pay for her son’s faculty schooling. {Photograph} by Evy Mages


Throughout America, legalized leisure marijuana is on the march. However in DC, federal meddling in native governance has created a difficult and absurd grey market during which the one method to handle or patronize a canna-business is to faux that you simply aren’t. By Andrew Beaujon.

Actual Property 2023

{Photograph} by John Cole.

After a bonkers three years, it seems like DC’s actual property market is lastly leveling out. So what now? Whereas some issues are again to enterprise as traditional, others is perhaps eternally modified. By Damare Baker, Michele Lerner, Mimi Montgomery, and Jessica Ruf.


Illustration by Niky Chopra.

Title Video games: Who might be known as a “Washingtonian”? By Rob Brunner.

From Treats to Tweets?: A DC fro-yo dude may run Twitter. By Jessica Sidman.

Contained in the Go well with: We tried on the NIMBY bee swimsuit. By Julia Rosenberg.

Saving Journalism: Preserving DC periodicals. By Andrew Beaujon.


Alexandra Petri’s ebook cowl courtesy of W.W. Norton; Video games and Rituals ebook cowl courtesy of Penguin Random Home; Passing Unusual by Christopher Mueller; Danish String Quartet courtesy of Washington Performing Arts; Ella Mai courtesy of Stay Nation; Bikini Kill by Tammy Rae Carland; Ismaily, Iyer, and Aftab by Ebru Yildiz; RiverRun illustration by Edwin Fontánez from On This Lovely Island; Capital Basic by Capital Basic Employees.

Issues to Do: Our ten picks for the month in tradition. By Briana Thomas.


Patrice Sulton. {Photograph} by Jeff Elkins

Interview: One of many architects of DC’s controversial criminal-code overhaul explains what they have been considering. By Sylvie McNamara.

A Date on the NSA: Must you deliver your companion on a romantic area journey to the little-known museum of a serious spy company? We gave it a strive. By Sylvie McNamara.


Space companies are making eco-conscious practices simpler, together with composting—even in case you don’t have a backyard. {Photograph} by Carlye Brooks/Compost Crew.

Three Methods to Be Greener: Plus native companies and firms that may assist. By Amy Moeller.

On the Proper Observe: Ditch the automobile and climb aboard a practice for a weekend away from DC. By Daniella Byck.

Taxing Issues: Tax-saving recommendation is throughout TikTok. Are you able to belief it? By Daniella Byck.


Kirby Membership’s Rose Previte brings boho-cool vibes to Fairfax. {Photograph} by Kimberly Kong.

Critiques: Gordon Ramsay’s eating room on the Wharf and Kirby Membership, a sibling for Maydan in Virginia. By Ann Limpert.

Bloom Occasions: It’s all flowers—and selfie backdrops—at eating places nowadays. By Jessica Sidman.

Cookies Are Ceaselessly: A TikTok star’s rendition of tombstone recipes. By Anna Spiegel.

New and Noteworthy: Ten bar and restaurant debuts we’re enthusiastic about, ranked. By Anna Spiegel.


Spend a day in Logan Circle and Shaw, residence to historic buildings like this one, the previous Cadillac Lodge. {Photograph} by Meghan Hoffman/@DistrictByMeg.

Neighborhood Briefing: What’s new in Shaw and Logan Circle. By Damare Baker.

Housing Shopping: Some persons are scratching the homebuying itch by scrolling Zillow and taking part in home-design video games. By Jessica Goldstein.

High Mortgage Professionals: Working with the appropriate mortgage officer might be key. By Mimi Montgomery.

Off the Market: The month’s luxurious residence gross sales. By Washingtonian Employees.

Hillary Howard. {Photograph} courtesy of It’s Educational/Fb.

Hillary Howard, host of It’s Educationalon asking sensible teenagers powerful questions. By Amy Moeller.


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