Renter's insurance in DC: How do I do this? [more inside]
I'm making a surprise trip from the Midwest to Washington DC next week. Help me make it more inexpensive, please? [more inside]
Successful in life, but feeling unsatisfied. [more inside]
I'd like to find a book club in DC. Preferably one that is mainly made up of twentysomethings. Know of any groups I could join? [more inside]
Delicious places to eat in Washington D.C.? (especially on or near the American, George Washington, or Georgetown campuses) [more inside]
Moving-filter: Where to live in Washington, DC (or its surrounds)? [more inside]
MeFites who know DC: Please talk to me about Bloomingdale. [more inside]
If you buy your ticket ahead of time for a tour of the Washington Monument (in Washington, DC), how early should you show up in order to pick up your ticket at Will Call and make it to the tour on time? Is 30 minutes sufficent? 1 hour? This is for next week, so it is (obviously) not peak season. Thanks. [more inside]
I'm in dc tomorrow and have a free afternoon. I'm staying at a holiday Inn on rhode island avenue. Where are some good places nearby to eat and browse a great bookstore or two?
What are some agencies in the Washington DC area, that can provide help with some things around the home (like cooking and laundry) for an elderly man? [more inside]
I'm writing a paper for congestion pricing and need resources that argue FOR (and how) congestion pricing can work in Washington D.C. [more inside]
Where can I find live bluegrass music in the DC/Baltimore/Annapolis area? [more inside]
Where can I find a red power tie, preferably for cheap, in or near union station in DC today? My train arrives at noon, and I hope to have a tie in hand by 12:15. (I'm also looking for a white dress shirt, but that's less crucial.)
I live in Washington, DC, and I'd like to get together with people and talk about interesting ideas, preferably somewhere where networking bullshit is kept to a bare minimum. I don't care what they do for a living or what big ideas they're fluent in, just want them to be interesting. Does this thing exist and, if not, how do I create it? [more inside]
DC-Lease-Filter: Should I jointly sign a lease with 2 roommates I just met, wherein each roommate is "jointly and severally responsible for each and every provision in the lease" - including the total rent for the house? [more inside]
DC temporary housing help needed [more inside]
DC Filter: Fun things to do at Dupont Circle Thursday night (Oct. 28)? [more inside]
DCFilter: Looking for classes or group activities with an emphasis on socializing [more inside]
Awesome, secret, impossible-to-get-in-to things, Part II: 3 friends and I decided on a whim to drive out to D.C. for the Stewart/Cobert rally on the 30th. We'll be staying with friends (maybe in Philly, maybe in the D.C. area), so that's taken care of, but what else should we do? [more inside]
What's the best way to commute from downtown Baltimore to Washington DC during the weekend? [more inside]
I am looking for a place to stay in or near Washington DC - I need to move in by November 1. I have found a place which I could stay for a few months (month-to-month rent) but until I could find something that more closely fits my preferences. Should I go with this place now before it is gone, or should I try to find a place I would be comfortable with long-term within the next week and a half? [more inside]
DC FILTER: Good place for a 21st birthday dinner (maybe 8 - 12 people) near Washington, D.C./College Park area? Looking for non-chain restaurants, parking/metro accessible, and prices affordable by college student standards. [more inside]
Should I avoid signing a year-long lease for a room in a group house or shared apartment? Is it reasonable to hold out for month-to-month rent, or will I end up with slim pickings? (I am looking in the DC area) [more inside]
What should we do for Halloween in DC? [more inside]
Urban gangs - please explain. [more inside]
Through surgery, I regained my full sense of smell today. I haven't smelled clearly since 2006. I live in Washington, DC. It's brisk Fall. Feeling 100%. What should I go smell this week?
Please help this Mefite stock up her new place in DC on a budget with local and online recommendations. [more inside]
Is it safe to get a glow-in-the-dark tattoo? What about a blacklight tattoo? Is there a reputable place in Washington, DC, where I could get either of those? I am looking for advice about those two in particular but welcome suggestions for any tattoo that would be hidden in an elementary school classroom. [more inside]
What's up with the claim right-wing groups make that their rallies don't leave anything to clean up, while left-wing rallies leave behind tons of litter? [more inside]
I am moving to DC in a month. I want to live somewhere a short metro ride away from Union Station (I will work near there). Second, I want to be in a place where I can meet nearby single people around my age. (I am a 26 year old male.) I am not a partier, I don't drink much, and I'm not big into night life. I prefer board games, soccer, museums, exploring etc. What do you think would be the best area for me? [more inside]
I need a small, new futon by Sunday. I live in the DC area (Alexandria). I don't have a car, don't know anyone with a car, and I don't have Zipcar membership. What are my options? [more inside]
I just discovered that I like hiking! What are some good hiking trails in the Washington DC/Nova/MD area? [more inside]
What is the best dive bar in Alexandria, VA (or the NoVA area, in general)? [more inside]
Please recommend a visa expediter service in WA DC that specializes in visas for weird, third-world destinations.
DC area foodies - Lend me your recommendations! [more inside]
Are there any presentation stages like Sidney Harmon Hall in Washington, D.C. in the western part of the US?
Are there any presentation stages like Sidney Harmon Hall in Washington, D.C. in the western part of the US? [more inside]
If you were looking to travel from Boston to Washington D.C. next week, as cheaply as possible, how would you do it? [more inside]
I have a friend who arrives in DC next weekend for a 9-month fellowship. Problem is, she just learned her housing isn't available until late September. Can you recommend any budget-friendly week-to-week or month-to-month housing arrangements in the DC metro area? [more inside]
i'm looking for a great massage therapist in dc/maryland. [more inside]
Planning a trip in mid/late december to Washington D.C. and am not sure what sort of clothing/essentials should be taken with me; as I've never been there before. Your help is appreciated.
Help me find a quiet place to marry folks in Dupont Circle area. [more inside]
How can we see a specific oral argument at the Supreme Court? [more inside]
DCFilter: I'm in DC, trying to buy a bike from someone on Craigslist. He's in VA. What's a good Metro station to meet at so I can test-ride the bike? While we're at it -- what are some things to be wary of when buying a used bike?
Can you suggest a mover for a (very) small amount of stuff? I have to move to a new apartment in the next 2 weeks, but I have very little stuff : one bedroom's worth of furniture, a sofa, and a folding table with some chairs. I only have 2 boxes of books. I called some moving companies, but the smallest load they will take is still way more than I have. I live in the Maryland suburbs of DC. Thanks. [more inside]
D.C.CommutingFilter: Moving to the city soon but stuck working in the 'burbs; is it possible for me to maintain my love for the urban lifestyle? [more inside]
Where could we live in the DC area with 1 commuting to Baltimore and the other (with toddler in tow to daycare) to Foggy Bottom? [more inside]
Suggestions needed for mid-to-low maintenance, ornamental, native plants that I can grow in D.C. [more inside]
HELP! I need a purchase a Megaphone (20 Watts +) in the Washington DC Area today! I'm calling around like crazy but can't find a brick and mortar retailer... can anyone help?
Is it possible to find a place to live in downtown Arlington, VA for $750 or under? [more inside]
I want to get educated on a number of DC Comics characters by reading easily available graphic novels and trade paperbacks. What should I read? (Characters and caveats inside). [more inside]