I just lucked out huge on Craigslist. Sitting next to me is a combo organ and a Fender Princeton Blackface, which I got for free (tried to offer money, but it was refused). Now how to get the two back to working conditions... Question #1 - what can I plug in here? [more inside]
Are there any good comic book industry tell-alls, or behind-the-scenes books? [more inside]
I've heard that there are twice-daily commuter flights to/from Charlottesville, VA and DC. I can't find any online... everything seems to be typical big-airliner, normal-expensive flights. Am I looking in the wrong place, and what's the best option for traveling between those two places minus a car? [more inside]
What gift can I give my European colleagues that is quintessential Virginia/Washington DC, without straying into "miniature Washington Monument" territory? [more inside]
Where to go for a night out on the town next weekend in DC? [more inside]
What activities do you recommend near less-frequented DC metro stops? [more inside]
Where can I procure Yuengling in cans at room temperature in Arlington, VA? (Failing that, in DC, along I-81 between Arlington and Abingdon, or along the DC to WV route of I-270 to I-70 to I-68 in Maryland?) [more inside]
My company needs a Fall intern in DC. The program we've become reliant upon has let us down. Where do we start looking? [more inside]
Where can we grill outdoors, in a park-setting, in DC or Arlington -- without permits or law enforcement getting involved? [more inside]
How do bands in cities practice? I've got the band, I need the space. [more inside]
I'm a 20 year old male in the DC area (I live near East Falls Church Metro) with a pretty significant amount of free time on my hands for at least the next three months. I don't have a car, and can't drive. I'm looking to do something that will improve other people's lives. [more inside]
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]