DC Filter: There is a lady who stands on the corner of 17th and K st NW every weekday morning holding up a sign of Frank Sinatra and talking. I can never understand what she's saying, but I know hundreds of people a day walk past her. Does anyone know her story?
Memorial Day Traffic Filter: Are there any resources out there (either online or widely available for purchase in stores) that provide tips on getting around by car while avoiding horrible traffic (particularly along the New York-Philadelphia-Baltimore-DC corridor)? [more inside]
Washington, DC - My girlfriend and I are going to DC next weekend. I've spent about a day in DC, and she's never been there, but we're considering living there at some point in the distant future. What should we do over the weekend to start getting a feel for whether we'd enjoy living there? [more inside]
Carpet Filter: My company in Washington, DC is looking for an eco-friendly company to come and clean our carpets. [more inside]
Are there good coffeehouses for study/work on weekends in DC? I'm looking for someplace comfortable & quirky (not Starbucks) that isn't totally overrun -- think Tryst or B&P without the weekend mobs. Does such a place exist?
Work is sending me to DC for the second full week of May. The company gets my daytime hours, but my nights are my own. Help me have an exciting, bachelor week in the U.S. capital... [more inside]
What would be the best way to live in DC yet work in Germantown, MD? [more inside]
I'm looking for extremely primitive beach camping sites (preferably on the Chesapeake) in the DC/MD/VA area. I'm talking about places with no running water, no bathrooms, nothing but nature for miles around. Assateague Island's backcountry camping sites are a perfect example of what I'm looking for. Any suggestions? Thanks!
DC: Looking for a bar/restaurant near Chinatown/Gallery Place or Crystal City with outdoor seating that will have the hockey game on tomorrow. [more inside]
I'm going to be in DC at the beginning of May and need recommendations for a place to swing dance on a weeknight. [more inside]
Where should I, a Bruins fan, watch tonight's Bs-Canadiens hockey game in DC? The game doesn't appear to be on Vs., so is there a good NHL-focused spot?
In the Washington, DC area, looking for bikes. Where should we go to buy, what bikes should we buy, and what questions should we ask? [more inside]
Will a DC photo enforcement speeding ticket affect insurance rates? [more inside]
Heading to Washington, D.C. this week; what must I ABSOLUTELY see? [more inside]
We live in Virginia, but my boyfriend's employer paid state taxes to DC instead of Virginia! Now what? [more inside]
My brother's looking for a challenging martial arts studio in the DC, Northern Virginia area. He's really good at jiu-jitsu, but he's most interested in any studio, no matter what the style, where the difficulty level is extremely high. He doesn't care about getting belts or competing, just about learning through through losing, essentially. Any recommendations?
I'm a recent master's graduate in Applied Economics (Concentration: Community and Economic Development), and I’m looking for a research position with the government or a consulting firm that performs public policy-related research (e.g. The Urban Institute, Brookings, Pew Research Center, etc.). I've had no luck to this point (been looking for about two months), and I'd like some advice. [more inside]
What DC voltage does an average LCD monitor use? [more inside]
With Pi Day just around the corner, where do I get the best pie in the DC area? [more inside]
Recommend any good Wonder Woman graphic novels/storylines? [more inside]
Dog parks in DC? [more inside]
Where to watch UFC in DC? [more inside]
RCN versus Comcast in DC? [more inside]
Anybody know where to get some paczkis by Fat Tuesday in D.C.? [more inside]
Looking for a good, and hopefully affordable, photography class or workshop in Washington, DC. [more inside]
Best time to visit to find a place to live for August in a) Boston or b) Washington, D.C. metro area/suburbs. [more inside]
Fast vegan lunch options at/near American University, in Washington, DC? [more inside]
Where could I find metric to English conversion cards like these in the Washington DC area? [more inside]
Any recommendations for inexpensive hotels near Georgetown Law School? Will be there for commencement weekend, May 15-17. Using sites like hotels.com and orbitz it seems like all the cheap hotels are already filled (only found rooms for ~300/night) and I don't know anything about DC.
Things to do in Washington, D.C. on Feb 6-8th. [more inside]
I need to rent a Guitar (acousitc or electric) in Washington D.C., is it possible? [more inside]
I want to thank an awesome friend but I am vexed by the multitude of my options! [more inside]
Inauguration question: with all the road and bridge closures on January 20, will we be able to get out of Washington DC area and back to NYC? [more inside]
I'm 21 years old, about to graduate college, and the recession is freaking me out. I know there's no right or wrong answer to which course my life should take, but I need help focusing on realistic skills and places to live that I should be considering. [more inside]
Can I buy a Merkur Safety Razor anywhere in (metro-accessible) DC?
How early must one arrive to be reasonably assured of getting a seat at the daily free concerts on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC? [more inside]
Does anyone know if it's possible to take a tour of the Marvel or DC Comics offices/studios in NYC?
Should I bring my 7-year-old son to see the Inauguration? Or, how much cold and crowding would you endure to be present at a major historical event (and so your son could tell his children, "I was there.")? [more inside]
Specific question about apartment hunting in DC/Northern Virginia... [more inside]
Do you have any recommendations for DC Jewelers who will work with a small budget (and have sapphires and moissanites in stock)? [more inside]
Fun evening places to go in Washington, DC? [more inside]
Crafty Gift Filter: Help! I need a place in the DC metro area that sells crafty gifts. [more inside]
I'm moving out of my apartment in Washington, DC. My landlords didn't require a written lease agreement. How much notice am I legally required to give? [more inside]
Where can I get cheap pashmina scarves in DC? [more inside]
Travel with Electronics to Washington DC filter: are there any reliable, inexpensive electronics shops in D.C. to find an AC-to-USB converter? [more inside]
[GayDC_Filter] Should I go to the protests this Saturday? (See explanation) [more inside]
Foodie recommendations and off the beaten path things to see/do in the Washington, D.C. area? [more inside]
Tell me about some great yoga or Pilates teachers in DC who work with older students. My mom has chronic pain issues, arthritis and osteoporosis. We would like to work with someone to set up a gentle routine that she can do at home.
Where do the home-bodies call home in Washington DC? [more inside]
Where can I buy the Post in DC-ish today? [more inside]