I just discovered that I like hiking! What are some good hiking trails in the Washington DC/Nova/MD area? [more inside]
Please recommend a visa expediter service in WA DC that specializes in visas for weird, third-world destinations.
We have four days in October to spend in the Seattle area, what should we not miss? [more inside]
What's the best way to get this 100-year-old house marketed and sold without it becoming the money pit first? Oh, and I'm 1,500 miles away. [more inside]
I'm looking for areas in Washington state that have rope swings over water. [more inside]
What is the fastest and least expensive way to get from Seattle to a beach with reasonable surf (at least 3')? [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.
What do you wish you had known before you adopted a child? [more inside]
I'm trying to access a series of WaPo articles from 1968-1971, but I'm not having any luck with LexisNexis, Proquest, or the newspaper's website. I know the names/dates of the articles, but they aren't showing up in my LexisNexis searches. (My library's microfilm WaPo collection only goes back to 1974.) Does anyone have another idea of where to look for archived newspaper articles online?
Which bus would take me from East Valley Highway and 180th in Kent Washington to S 234th Street in Des Moines Washington at ten p.m. on weekdays and weekends (if possible)? The metro website hasn't been very helpful so any other sources will be very much appreciated. Thanks
What's the best way to get from New York to Seattle without losing too much money (or my life) and possibly getting a great experience too? [more inside]
Are water mains more likely to break in the middle of summer? There have been many water main breaks in the DC area lately. [more inside]
Am looking for an M.D. in Bremerton/Port Orchard WA who specializes in elderly patients. [more inside]
We'll be in DC in the first week in August, and we're looking for restaurant suggestions. Good food and an interesting experience are our top criteria; cheap to moderately expensive is okay - but not interested in stuffy or super-expensive fine dining. [more inside]
Does DC have cool collectives/sharing groups? [more inside]
Plant Identification Filter: Can you name this plant? The photo was taken on San Juan Island, WA, but I don't think this was unique to the area. [more inside]
I'm looking for the art scene in DC. Where are the local venues where i can get plugged into the music and art scene?
Planning a quick respite. A brief reprieve from the ridiculousness of life. I'm thinking a day out of DC, (maybe) overnight, somewhere picturesque, would be just the ticket! Where should I go? [more inside]
I got a parking ticket in Seattle, and I'm going to write a written mitigation statement. What should I say? [more inside]
Mum and I are going on a road trip in a week. We're starting from the Seattle area and the farthest point is Mansfield, MO. There we will see the last "Little House" of Laura Ingalls Wilder. We'll also be visiting DeSmet, SD to see the "Little Town on the Prairie". We're also going to see Mt. Rushmore which is also in South Dakota. Other than that, we have no definite plans. What is there to see and/or do between those two points? Any hotel/motel/B&B recommendations? [more inside]
My wife and I are looking for a marriage counselor and therapist in Washington, DC to help us through a rough time, and who can meet at odd hours. [more inside]
My husband and I are moving from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Washington State in July, and we were hoping for some advice on where specifically to move. It feels like we have so many options that it's hard to know where to start! [more inside]
Where should we watch the 4th of July fireworks in Washington DC from? [more inside]
Vegetarian Washington, DC, fine dining? I'd like to get some friends a gc for a great restaurant for their anniversary. They're foodies and vegetarians. Can anyone recommend a place? [more inside]
We're beginning to organize for a cross-country move to Washington, DC with a toddler. Please help us. [more inside]
I'm planning on going to a Washington Nationals game on Thursday with a group of about 10 people. Should we buy tickets ahead of time? We just want the cheap $10 seats. [more inside]
So I'm looking for a place to take cool photos in DC this week, and I don't want any more photos of the national phallus. [more inside]
Washington DC residents: Can anyone suggest Saturday night (overnight) parking near Capital Hill? My hotel is charging $50/night and I'm looking for a cheaper alternative. [more inside]
We're going to spend a week in Washington! What are some good sights to see in the Bellingham area? We'll also drive to Seattle at least once during the vacation. We don't know anything about the area! [more inside]
Twofold question: I have a 4 hour train layover at Union Station in Washington DC Saturday morning. What can I do while I'm there and how can I do it? [more inside]
Is there a CarMax equivalent in the Pacific Northwest? [more inside]
GunFilter: What, if any, are the less-obvious ramifications of getting both a concealed-carry permit (WA state), and an alien firearms license (which is required in this case to get the permit)? For example, I assume these licenses show up on police computers - might that change the way police interact with you under certain circumstances? Are there other aspects of life where these licenses, or the database entries created by them, might influence situations? [more inside]
I am wanting to enjoy some outdoor exploration this year in Washington state. The catch is, I have multiple sclerosis and my ability to walk is severely hampered (I can walk short distances- maybe about a city block or 2 at a time, sometimes I need a cane, but not wheelchair bound). Where should I go? [more inside]
Do you know of any booksellers in the Washington, DC area that sell Arabic books? I'm looking for shops that sell fairly current novels and nonfiction written in the Arabic language. Also, it would be nice if it was accessible by public transport. Thanks.
My family (7 adults/ spouses in our 20s/30s/40s and 2 parents in 60s) is taking a week vacation in Washington State in mid-August. We're thinking of flying into Seattle and staying somewhere on the Olympic Peninsula. To help figure out where we'll stay, we'd like recommendations for/ against destinations for day hikes, scenic drives, historic locations, etc. We're not backpackers or hard-core hikers, but would like to do some hiking/ outdoor activities.
Help find Korea and Japan-based companies in Seattle, WA to help with my job search. [more inside]
What is said at the beginning of this Washington DC Metro station announcement? [more inside]
Another person wondering if they have a wrongful termination case in an at-will state. [more inside]
Are there any reasonable hikes on Mount Rainier this time of year? And if not, what's the next best option? [more inside]
Where can I find Banana Bread beer in DC? [more inside]
My husband and I will be returning to DC, where we spent part of our honeymoon, for a 10th anniversary trip during the first week in May (May 1-May 7). I've seen these questions, which cover a lot, but we're also interested in events the locals might know about that we wouldn't hear about coming in from out out town. For location/travel purposes, we'll be staying at a hotel near the Foggy Bottom Metro stop and will not have a car. Thanks in advance for your recommendations.
In Washington DC for 3 days - looking for "second tier" tourist destinations. [more inside]
Is there any hope of a non-technical internship in DC which pays well enough to live in DC? Asking for a girl interested in nonprofits, womens issues, rights, and has tons of writing skills, people skills, and work ethic. [more inside]
I moved from WA to OR. What kind of bureaucratic stuff do I need to do, and what can I get out of? [more inside]
Book filter: can you recommend a good political/journalistic novel set in Washington, D.C. that meet the following criteria? [more inside]
Where in Washington DC will I be able to watch el clasico (Barcelona v Real Madrid) this Sunday afternoon at 1pm? [more inside]
Quinoa salad at Mitsitam Cafe in DC--where can I find the recipe? [more inside]
Visafilter: I've been hitting a brick wall with the Japanese consulate regarding same-sex partners and dependent-visa eligibility. Any Mefites have experience with this sort of thing? [more inside]
Diner, coffee shop or other not-too-crowded space I can go to write for a day in Washington, DC? [more inside]
Woohoo! Several idle days in Washington DC! I desperately need wise counsel; Please please please tell me about cool things to do! [more inside]