October 2012 Contents: Best Breakfasts!
Breakfast may be the most important meal, but we like to think of it as the most fun. When else can you have bacon on your plate and in your Bloody Mary? Whether it's a special-occasion splurge, a diner fill-up, or dim sum, here are our critics' picks of more than 50 of the best breakfast and brunch spots.
A guide to the season's not-to-be-missed shows—plus the man who's trying to change local theater, the area's next arts hub, turning Hemingway into ballet, and more. By Sophie Gilbert
Vince Gray's Worst Nightmare
As the US Attorney for DC, Ronald Machen has made rooting out public corruption a top priority. He's already taken down two DC Council members. Now he has the mayor in his sights. By Marisa M. Kashino
Ruth Bader Ginsburg learned to love music and theater as a child in Brooklyn. Still a huge fan of the arts, the Supreme Court justice has become a fixture on Washington's theater scene—even appearing on one of its most celebrated stages. Marisa M. Kashino
Terror in October
One evening in the Maryland suburbs, a man was gunned down. No one knew who did it. Thus began three weeks of mysterious sniper attacks that petrified the region. Ten years later, survivors, victims' loved ones, police, doctors, and others look back on the month when fear ruled Washington. By Alicia C. Shepard