How late is too late to negotiate with mortgage broker for fees? And how can I track mortgage interest rates to get a better rate before closing? [more inside]
Where should I live in Arlington, VA? I want to live on the orange line metro. I'm 23 and single and I want to be as close to the action as possible. [more inside]
I need your recommendations for steakhouses in the D.C./Northern Virginia area. [more inside]
Where can I find information about the history of Chinatown in Washington, D.C.? [more inside]
When I switch my car registration from MD to DC, do I also have to get a new title? And can I get my driver's license and new registration at the same time? [more inside]
Can anyone recommend an affordable and reliable house painter in D.C.? [more inside]
I'm getting married in DC in the spring. Yay! Looking for recommendations for the reception and more... [more inside]
What's the best P2P direct connect software for University networks? [more inside]
The Joker is Batman's nemesis and Lex Luthor is Superman's. However, Superman must have fought the Joker and Batman must have fought Lex Luthor at some point in the DC Universe. What are the best stories which feature Superman's traditional bad guys fighting Batman or Batman's foes fighting Superman?
I need support! In February of 2007, I found out that I am HIV+. [more inside]
Can you recommend a car service in Washington DC? [more inside]
Help! I need a hand finding an apartment in DC for 3 people all about to commute in different directions.
Help! I need a hand finding an apartment in DC for 3 people all about to commute in different directions. [more inside]
Can you please recommend a dentist in Washington DC? I am almost certainly going to need a couple fillings, or maybe root canals, so I want to make sure I've got the right dentist for the job! [more inside]
What is the building I saw while driving on the beltway around DC? [more inside]
Is my lease null and void? (DC lease question) [more inside]
I'm having dinner at Cafe Atlantico in WDC later this (restaurant) week. What should I order? What kind of wine should I get? [more inside]
Cheap way to get myself and my cats from NY to DC. [more inside]
DC Area: I'm looking for a men's recreational basketball league that holds weekend games. [more inside]
How do I guard myself against purse snatchers? I've lived in the suburbs all my life, and am used to strolling down the sidewalk in oblivion, my purse strung loosely over my shoulder. Now, it looks like I will be moving to either the DC area or San Francisco for my job. For those of you that live in a big city, what tips and tricks do you use to protect your belongings? Are some styles of purses less attractive to thieves than others? Should I use a messenger bag instead? When it's raining/snowing, how do you handle the challenge of protecting yourself from both the elements and purse snatchers?
I'm moving do Washington DC sometime in the near future. Where should I live? VA, DC, or MD? [more inside]
Where to find Dragon Joose in the Washington DC area? [more inside]
Looking to do a part-time urban planning masters degree or a certificate in the DC area. I'm looking at going back to school part-time (I currently work in the federal government in transportation), and I would like people's thoughts on area schools and their programs (Catholic vs UMaryland, etcetera). Does anyone have positive or negative experiences (especially as a parttime student?), or can recommend any other area schools? [more inside]
Anybody know some nice places to write in downtown DC? My qualifiers are electrical outlets, air-conditioning, metro-accessible, space to spread out, and a view. If I have to pay $10 for food or whatever, that could be worth it. [more inside]
Recommend a tailor in the DC area for suit alterations with a 1-2 day turnaround? [more inside]
How are the distances between stations on the DC Metro website calculated? They do not appear to be tunnel, walking/driving, or even straight-line (great circle) distances. [more inside]
I'd like some suggestions on where to watch the European Cup Final this Sunday in Washington DC. Extra points if the bar is pro-Spanish.
DC-area driving lessons: I'm a qualified UK driver, and I want to organize a few hours of "refresher" driving instruction to build confidence on US roads. But I'm finding it strangely difficult to arrange. Suggestions for specific DC-area instructors, or advice on where to look and what to ask for? [more inside]
Where in northern NC or VA should we go camping from July 10-12th? [more inside]
Photography in Washington, DC: Where can I take my camera, and where can I take my tripod? [more inside]
DC area filter: What is the best route to Merriweather Post Pavilion at rush hour, from the South? I'm headed to MPP for the Iron Maiden show tonight, plan to leave Fredericksburg at 4:30 PM. Are there any secrets to navigating traffic or parking? Is 95N to MD 32 to US 29 the best route at that time a day? I know it's DC at rush hour and every route will likely suck. Looking for whatever edge I can get via insider knowledge. Thanks!
Would it be way too expensive to get some minor work (installing railroad spikes) done on my banjo... in Washington, DC? (vs. 'the suburbs' ?) If not, any recommendations of general instrument guru shop guys? [more inside]
[DC Gym filter] For downtown D.C. Washington Sports club members specifically. Which location do you belong to: K street or Connecticut Ave? Pros/cons of your location? And if you've been to both, would you recommend one over the other?
Road Trip Filter: Help us plot our road trip to Canada! Difficulty: active toddler. [more inside]
Where can I get 120 film (for a Holga) in Washington, DC and Auckland, NZ? Is mail order my only option? [more inside]
Where can I find a used bookstore that will buy gently used academic books in the DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia area? [more inside]
I am moving to a new apartment in Washington DC, and in reading over the lease there are a couple things I am not so sure about... Can you please take a look at the clauses and tell me if they seem reasonable? [more inside]
What to do in DC for a couple days with kids? [more inside]
Need group lodging in D.C. area for families with teens and kids in June [more inside]
Give me your best guess for what 3rd year associates make in small (1-10 person) for-profit firms in DC? [more inside]
Taking the family to a game at Yankee Stadium before it closes, and would like suggestions for where to stay/what to do/what to see. [more inside]
Where can I find needlepoint supplies in DC? [more inside]
Who owns the White House in Washington D.C.? [more inside]
How can I get a eurail pass before I leave for Spain tomorrow? [more inside]
Does anyone know of a good shop in the Maryland/DC area that sells used/refurbished cameras? [more inside]
Anyone know of Recreational adult education classes and groups in Montgomery County, MD / Northwest DC for 20-somethings? [more inside]
I need help designing a simple circuit before I accidentally catch my desk on fire. [more inside]
Fun getaways near Washington DC? I am going to DC next week and want to do something fun outside. Perhaps a getaway or packages with hotels included. Anyone know of anything for this time of year for the outdoors types who also love luxury?
I'd like to hang prints or drawings or funky maps of each city I've lived in on a wall. I'm wondering what your favorite Philadelphia, NYC, DC, Hartford CT, Rochester NY, and Chicago maps/prints are, or sources for finding eclectic drawings/photos/prints of each one. (The more varied, the better! Old, new, letterpressed...you name it!)
Can you recommend a nice, fancy restaurant in DC that has an intimate space(s) suitable for about 10 people? [more inside]
I recently had a miscarriage (at 11 weeks), and had a D&C. That was two weeks ago, and now I can't sleep at all during the night. [more inside]