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The Big Idea
By Jeff Dufour and Nevin Martell | May 6, 2015

JEFF SHEELY AND AJAY KORI 
Co-Founders, UrbanStems
The partnership between Jeff Sheely, 30, and Ajay Kori, 31, first sprouted while they attended Duke University. After graduation, Kori moved...

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The Revolutionary
By Jennifer Barger | May 5, 2015

Evan Burfield wants to fix everything. “Being in DC, you look around and see so many big, important issues that need help—education, healthcare, water safety,” he says. Pushing entrepreneurs to tackle these problems was the spark that...

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Bermuda, Reborn
By Mike Espindle | May 5, 2015

It’s not my great-aunt Matty’s Bermuda anymore, and proof positive is the fact that I found myself sitting next to celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson last fall on the final night of a pop-up version of his new restaurant, Marcus', which opens in May at...

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Rad Man
By Ray Rogers | May 1, 2015

First things first: that ’stache! When John Slattery appears on screen in the final season opener of AMC’s Mad Men, his character, the lovably devil-may-care silver-haired ad man Roger Sterling, is working a handlebar across his handsome visage. Contrary to...

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May Must List
By Rachel Kersey | April 24, 2015

MAY 3-JULY 26
In Light of the Past
In Light of the Past: Twenty-Five Years of Photography at the...

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One Day in DC
By Katie Bianco | April 17, 2015

It’s become something of a right of passage for local actors to appear in 
one of the many high-profile, DC-set dramas currently lighting up the small screen. Jefferson Farber’s résumé includes appearances on both House of Cards...

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Locked and Loaded
By Nevin Martell | April 10, 2015

1. Ambar
Taste all 33 flavors of the fruit-based Balkan brandy rakia on hand and earn a bottle of choice. Whether you go with plum, apricot or pear, it’s emblazoned with...

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2015 Salon & Stylist Awards
Compiled by The Editors | April 8, 2015

{ Best Brows }
SemraDC

Semra Tanrikulu has been helping DC’s VIPs put their best face forward for more than two decades with her expert eye...

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Into the Wild
By Ellen Ryan | April 8, 2015

From the street, the Dobranski house in DC’s Forest Hills neighborhood seems like an imposing gray wall. Inside, it’s an adult treehouse—all glass and warm wood, with views and light day and night.

Jackie and Tony Dobranski—along with their...

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Cask Masters
By Kelly Magyarics | April 8, 2015

Perched atop many DC bars these days are petite wooden barrels dispensing small-batch and complex libations. Far from being a passing trend, barrel-aged cocktails showcase what happens when ingredients mix, mingle and make nice while in oak. “Barrel-aging...

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Best in Class
By Nate Chapnick | April 7, 2015

Exotic Beauty: 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish
Aston Martin’s flagship supercar, the Vanquish, is a whole new animal for 2015. A revised 6.0-liter V12 engine puts out 568 horsepower, making this the most powerful GT production engine in...

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All Hail the Food Conqueror
David Hagedorn | Photography by Greg Powers | April 6, 2015

Indefatigable restaurateur and one-man think tank José Andrés has never met a culture he didn’t like. He has tackled Mexico (Oyamel), the Mediterranean (Zaytinya), his native Spain (Jaleo) and North...

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