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The Girl on the Train – Gone Girl Meets Hitchcock

Friday, February 20th, 2015
by on Reading Around

Rachel’s life has fallen apart. She’s lost her job and her marriage. Her ex-husband, Tom, now lives in their house with his second wife, Anna,

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Two Oscar Nominees Raise the Question:
How Much Discipline Is Too Much?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Two actors nominated in the best supporting category tackle roles that set them up as serious disciplinarians. In The Judge, Robert Duvall plays a patriarch

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Erica from America: Introduction to My Adoption Story

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
by on Living Around

It must have been serendipity. Last year, in early December, I placed a call to Charlene Giannetti. I am a Korean-American adoptee, and I had

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The Legacy of Etan Patz

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
by on Living Around

On May 25, 1979, six year old Etan Patz left his Soho apartment alone. For the first time, his parents agreed that he could walk

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The Oval Room Gets Our Vote

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
by on Dining Around

Last summer The Oval Room closed briefly for a million-dollar renovation. And while the restaurant’s brighter, fresher look certainly enhances the dining experience, the new

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Three Terrific Mysteries for a Cold Winter’s Night

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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There’s a reason certain mystery writers consistently end up on bestsellers lists. They manage to keep turning out suspenseful stories that keep readers turning the

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The Widow Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre
Focuses on Her Days After the Assassination

Friday, January 30th, 2015
by on Playing Around

During her time in the White House, Mary Todd Lincoln was often under attack. From a large, prominent Kentucky family, several of her half-brothers served

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Le Diplomate – Bistro Dining at Its Best

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
by on Dining Around

It was a dark and stormy night. After a very long walk from the U Street Metro Station, we arrived for our dinner reservation at

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