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Sweet Summer Deux
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | June 5, 2014

Part of being a successful chef and restaurateur is realizing when you get it wrong and doing something about it. This is precisely what chef-owner Frederik de Pue did soon after he opened seafood-themed Azur in Penn Quarter...

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20 Unique Ways to Spend Your Summer Nights
Katie Bianco, Michael McCarthy, Jeff DuFour, Kelly Magyarics and Nevin Martell | June 5, 2014

1. Get Sky-High
When Jay Z and Beyoncé play Baltimore on July 7, DC fans can forego the...

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Hike a Pose
Dena Levitz | June 5, 2014

In most yoga classes, an instructor will ask students to reach up to the sky. Above them, of course, are usually fluorescent lights anchored into the gym’s ceiling. Danielle Reyes’ classes are different. Students are literally looking up at the sky when she asks...

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Close Encounters
Michael McCarthy | June 5, 2014

Diane Coburn Bruning’s artistic epiphany occurred at the Seattle Opera House 15 years ago. “I was a freelance choreographer, and I noticed that many of the patrons were using opera glasses to watch my show,” she says. They might as well have...

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Elevated Status
Isaiah Freeman-Schub | June 4, 2014

So much for toeing the line—Prada is stepping it up with a new service ensuring its footwear followers find the perfect fit this summer. Called Made to Order Décolleté, the program...

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Chasing Andrea
Michael McCarthy | June 3, 2014

When you grow up listening to Etta James in a small town in the Indian state of Karnataka, the musical gods are destined to smile. But before those gods can intervene, other passions might need to be satisfied. In the case of local soul-pop goddess Andrea Pais,...

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Wild at Heart
Nate Chapnick | June 3, 2014

As is the case with nearly all Lamborghinis, the replacement for the hugely successful Gallardo draws its name, Huracán, from the world of bullfighting. Known for legendary defiance, Huracán was a Spanish bull propelled to fame after an undefeated run in Alicante in 1879...

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The Manor Reborn
Patti Dickey | June 3, 2014

As a longtime fan of Downton Abbey and anything Masterpiece Theatre, I eagerly anticipate visiting Ballyfin, a destination resort in County Laois, Ireland. Located about 60 miles...

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Andrew Myers | June 2, 2014

“Let’s get in our comfies!” declares Shailene Woodley at the end of her extensive five-hour photo shoot. The 22-year-old actress, who stars as the teenage cancer-patient protagonist in this month’s The Fault in Our Stars (based on the best-...

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Sweet Surrender
Nevin Martell | May 22, 2014

1. Juniper
Chef Ian Bens likes to think outside the icebox for flavor combinations. He stuffs sunny peach ice cream between thin Venezuelan chocolate wafers studded with candied...

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