Northern Virginia

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    New Transit Data Makes DFW Look Extra Bad, Until You Realize It Includes Arlington

    In honor of the opening of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit's new Silver Line, which connects previously unserved areas of Northern Virginia to the capitol's sprawling public transportation network, Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight data journalism project has released an interactive chart of per ca ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Top 10 Overlooked Culinary Vacations

    Flickr user ^riza^It's a long way, but the rendang is worth the trip.​Anyone with the means can travel the villages of Tuscany, visit tasting rooms in Napa Valley or hit Belgium's chocolate shops. In fact, certain places are so well known as culinary destinations, even those with only the faintest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Wednesday's Unverified Fact About Washington, DC

    ​The 'Boys host a team whose fans dress as female pigs on Sunday. Another fact about Northern Virginia's attic...As a rookie, Redskins great Dexter Manley was beaten up by the kid from the "I wish I was an Oscar Mayer wiener" commercial.**Source: A skinny gentleman who we saw in a bar one night us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    Taking Its Toll

    One of the transportation commission's recommendations is going to electronic toll collection, which would mean fewer tollbooth workers. Today, the bipartisan National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission finally released its 258-page report, titled Transportation for Tomorrow, ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Kiss Me, Katie

    Fairy tales can come true. Why, they can even win you an award from Dallas' less-than-vigilant press club.

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    U.S. Reprehensible

    Eddie Bernice Johnson has burned through more than 50 staffers during her four years in Congress. She says she's just demanding. They say she's a tyrant.

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Alicia Comes Home (Part II)

    How a determined father found his abducted daughter