Traveling from Seattle to Southern California with three dogs... looking for places along the road where we can stop and play! [more inside]
Low-cost/free ads and self-promotion for a vintage clothing business in DC. Any suggestions? Websites, local publications, blogs-- who should know about us? [more inside]
Driving from Minneapolis, MN to Portland, OR at the end of the week. Looking for suggestions on what to do along the way. Bonus: Yellowstone for a day? [more inside]
Asking for a friend. Marriage counseling in the Arlington/DC area? Recommendations needed... [more inside]
I'm looking for recommendations for a tattoo artist in Northern Virginia or DC. [more inside]
Which Starbucks locations in Seattle, WA serve beer and wine? [more inside]
Can you help me identify what foreign dignitary, or royal family member with loads of secret service detail, I saw at Target today? [more inside]
Can you list some bars and restaurants in DC that would be good for a group of 10-12, all 21+? I'm open to making reservations, but a) bars probably don't take them and b) it would also be nice to be able to descend on a location or two in a more impromptu fashion as the weekend develops. Neighborhoods and other relevant details within. [more inside]
Help my package not get lost in transliteration! How do I address (Roman or Cyrillic) a package to Moscow? [more inside]
This Friday I have a 7:30 PM flight out of BWI. What time should I leave the Chevy Chase, MD area? What route is best (any construction or other concerns)? I will have a rental car and am traveling solo.
I'm looking for a mediation/yoga retreat in the Pacific Northwest or Northern California. [more inside]
Renting a car in BC to drive to WA state - Why can't I? How could I? [more inside]
I'll be in Washington D.C. from December 26th to the 31st. I'm staying at the Omni Shoreham in Woodley Park. Please tell me about cheap vegetarian eats, good coffee shops and bars, and free wifi in my neighborhood and elsewhere. [more inside]
Going to Washington, D.C. next week. Looking for some upscale restaurants and local events to keep me occupied - lectures, film screenings, and the like. I'll be in town from the 11th to the 16th.
Where is the best place to get a white ink tattoo in the Washington, D.C. area? [more inside]
What's the best way to get from Washington Reagan airport to a hotel near Tyson's Corner, VA? [more inside]
How long would the drive from New Haven to Washington, D.C., take on Wednesday evening? I'm trying to decide how horrendous the experience will be so I can judge whether springing for Amtrack tickets would be worth it. We'll be leaving at about 6 from New Haven. Specific experiences with that drive or a similar one before Thanksgiving would be appreciated.
We are looking for the best food-related stops on our drive from Washington D.C. to central Connecticut. [more inside]
Washington DC museums - What are some good museums in DC for the history of technology, transport, computers, etc. - I do know about the Smithsonian and their Air and Space Museum. Thanks!
Is it legal for a bar to serve a cocktail fortified with vitamins in Washington state? [more inside]
Weekend brunch in Washington, DC with good or bottomless drinks? [more inside]
I'm looking to nerd out on cameras in Portland and Seattle, suggestions? [more inside]
What kind of doctor can I go to instead of an internist or a GP? I can't find either in the DC area that accepts my insurance, is taking new patients, and that doesn't have at least a 3 or 4 month wait, so I'm trying to determine what specialist would be appropriate to try and get into see. [more inside]
We have a week and a half off and a 4WD truck but no plans; help me find interesting things to do with my partner in Washington, Northern California, Oregon, and Nevada. Extra difficulty: I'm on crutches. [more inside]
How to visit Olmsted parks in D.C.? Without my car please. [more inside]
(Passed on from an ESL teacher friend of mine, who got the question from one of her students...)
A group of Chinese businessmen will be coming to DC to study at Georgetown. Their company is arranging accommodation on Michigan Ave. NE, and they're 1) worried about safety, and 2) wondering what the area is like. [more inside]
Washington state foreclosure question: My mortgage company has failed over and over to get my address correct what is the deal? [more inside]
Where in DC can I find good training course series about managing a department within a non-profit? [more inside]
We are going to DC this weekend through Tuesday.and would like to know how Bike friendly it is in the Central area of the city. We will be staying close to the convention center and are considering biking around to the attractions from there. Easy peasy? or watch out?
My wife and I will be driving from Spokane to Salt Lake City soon and were wondering how we should space out our trip, and what there is to see/do/eat along the way. [more inside]
What is the cheapest way to get from the Pacific Northwest to Skagway, Alaska? [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for a quiet, affordable writing retreat in the Pacific Northwest. [more inside]
My wife and I were thinking of heading up to the Olympic Peninsula over Labor Day to do some camping and light day-hiking and would love any suggestions for areas, camp-grounds, hikes, etc. Details inside. [more inside]
Lastminutedisasterfilter: Are there any places to stay in Bellingham, WA tonight? [more inside]
Looking to set up a surprise date night for a friend and her husband in the Bellingham, WA area. The problem? I'm not local to the area and don't know what's fun to do/see/eat or how to go about setting something like this up. [more inside]
My sister is about to turn 27 and I'd love to give her a hundred dollars' worth of awesome!
in Washington DC. She loves books, museums, coffee, food (but not cooking), and all sorts of quirky/funny/ unexpected things (think Pirate Shop
in San Francisco). She lives in Columbia Heights and does not have a car. Ideally, the gift would be something I could order online and have sent to her. Any ideas, fellow MeFites?
West Coast Road Trip! Mr. desjardins and I are flying into Seattle in early September, renting a car and driving to San Francisco. What do we do in between? We want places to stay and things to do. Amazing scenery is a priority. [more inside]
Moving to DC from NYC: Is it worth it? [more inside]
Where to stay in DC? [more inside]
Hi guys. Years ago, I was considering having some..."adult" photos done. I was so enamored of the work of one photographer that I was considering a trip to DC to have them done. (I am in NC.) I am thinking about it again, but can't recall the name of the photographer. Does anyone have any ideas as to who it may have been? Clues inside... [more inside]
Good recommendations for rafting companies/areas near Seattle? [more inside]
The most awesome things for families to do in the Seattle/Tacoma/Peninsula area? [more inside]
Have you successfully applied with the Division of Developmental Disabilities in Washington State? If so, any tips? [more inside]
Day Trip Suggestions around Seattle? Info on the coast and San Juans for this weekend. [more inside]
One month. Three states. Countless options. One girl, one dog. Where to go? [more inside]
How dangerous is Potomac Ave Metro area of DC (East Capitol) compared to the rest of Capitol Hill, Eastern Market or Columbia Heights? [more inside]
I'm in College Park, MD for graduate school. My lease ends in August, and I feel like it's time to start looking for a place. I want to stay within a few minutes of campus (lived in Hyattsville before, and really liked that) but also want to try to get a place between $500 to $700 before utilities and cable. I've mostly just known people for the past few places I've lived, so I'm looking for some advice on when to start seriously looking, where to look, and other advice. [more inside]
Moving from England to Washington DC - advice?
I'm moving with my wife to Washington DC in the summer from England to start a job downtown. I'd like your thoughts on finding a place, neighbourhoods, logistics and cultural stuff. [more inside]
Is there a legal way to set up short-term (1-2 months) internet access without breaking the bank? [more inside]
We are buying a home - what is the etiquette/law of forming a relationship with a real estate agent? [more inside]