Dear Manolo | Fashion
Now that Memorial Day is here, I can finally wear white shoes again. Please recommend something casual. I should mention that I wear a size 12. —Antonia Manolo says, have ...
Re-Do It Yourself
Re-Do It Yourself Thinking about tossing that rickety old bookshelf? Let Barb Blair, author of “Furniture Makeovers” ($25, Chronicle Books), convince you why it’s worth ...
Ask the Advocate
Q: If I get bedbugs, is my landlord responsible for paying for exterminators? A: The short answer is that, generally speaking, you are responsible for extermination if your un...
Comedy | Television
Bluth Family Values
Whether you’ve seen “Arrested Development” before or not, YOU CANNOT JUST RANDOMLY START WATCHING. First: Read all the obsessive fan guides. (Kudos to NPR, which has liv...
Film | The Reelist
Not So ‘Fast’
I once had someone tell me to my face that women can’t accurately review action movies because “they just don’t understand.” (During a job interview. You’ll note tha...
It’s been easy to spot MARC riders lately: They’re the ones bouncing around wearing goofy smiles. Ever since last week’s news that the commuter trains will start running...
Top Five: No. 3 Picks in NBA History
For the second-straight year, the Wizards own the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft. In 2012, Washington selected Bradley Beal, who finished third in rookie of the year voting and w...
Nats, O’s Rise Up Together
For years, the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles were relegated to the bottom of the standings. But things have changed. The misery of the area’s two ballclubs — ...
RGIII Back on the Field
The Washington Redskins opened their doors to the media Thursday, allowing a glimpse of the entire team in action during this first week of organized team activities. But the ...
Food & Drink
If you sent back every meal you ordered that arrived burned, your dinner at Del Campo would turn into a sleepover. Chef Victor Albisu regularly chars the ingredients at his ne...
Food & Drink
Face Time: Pizza Cuz
As co-owners of New York’s Artichoke Basille pizzerias, cousins and co-chefs Sal Basille and Francis Garcia know about slinging dough. The pair show off their pie intelligen...
This week brings “Fast and Furious 6,” in which drivers are very, very, very, very, very, very fast. And furious! We’re glad none of these bad drivers from other movies ...
On the Spot: Khaled Hosseini
Ten years ago, Afghan-born author Khaled Hosseini found blockbuster fame with “The Kite Runner,” a tale of two boys set against the late-’70s fall of the Afghan monarchy...
Broadcast Muse | Television
Take Me Back
I am a Netflix dropout. I dropped out because I would order a movie, and it would sit, unwatched, for millennia. Now Netflix is dangling a frozen banana in front of me: 15 new...
Queens of the Scene
Drag queen Shi-Queeta-Lee (Jerry Van Hook) has been working it in Washington for 15 years: She performs Friday and Saturday nights at Town Danceboutique, and hosts the wildly ...