Stuck in traffic on the way to grandma’s? Dramatically gazing out the Amtrak window? Weathering crowded Metro cars? These City Cast DC episodes will keep you snug and entertained through it all. Best enjoyed with a locally-made cozy cuppa and a matching PJ set.
You can’t choose your family (sorry ), but you can choose your friends. Psychologist and D.C. local Marisa Franco has been researching friendship, and shares tips from her book “Platonic” on how to build lasting friendships in this transient city of ours.
The Nutcracker is great, but you can do better. City Paper’s arts editor Sarah Marloff recommends five productions you NEED to see this fall, from sketch comedy to a new Hirshhorn exhibit.
D.C. has a ton of bookstores with their own personalities. So how can you possibly pick one? Coralyn Maguigad, who’s been exploring every bookstore in the District, gives us her tips.
So mayyybe there was a little more arguing at the Thanksgiving table than anticipated. This is your reminder that love still exists and is all around. These local love stories from our readers will have you all fuzzy inside by the time you’re back in town.
The Ginkgos are turning every D.C. street golden (and stinky). If you’ve got some relatives in town, or just a couple days off, this episode details some off-the-beaten-path local spots to see beautiful foliage, all without a car.