Category Archives: Washington life

Where the old FBI show was filmed

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Pig races at the county fair

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Trying Papa John’s crustless pizza

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Visit Harper’s Ferry

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My new book is out

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Party at FedEx

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Fort Washington is a forgotten jewel of two centuries

(Reprinting one of our favorite columns) Growing up near the fort just south of town, I remember walking Fort Washington’s steps and hills down to the Potomac River with great joy. Then for some reason, I went 30 years without … Continue reading

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OK, mistakes were made

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Houdini and Francis Scott Key drank here

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Let’s visit the old Redskins Park

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Strutting in Peacock Alley

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Steamed crabs Southern Maryland style

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War of 1812 remembered

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Visit Great Falls

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VP heading to the Hill

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Lost in a sunflower maze

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How to say War-shington

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Driving around Washington in 1941

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The best view in town is . . .

Tourists ask this all the time. It’s not from the top of the Washington Monument despite being the highest point in town. Ditto for the Old Post Office Pavillion or the National Cathedral. And while the porch at the Newseum … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

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