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Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About America's City Parks

Adrian Benepe | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Adrian Benepe

Arlington, VA, is going to the dogs and to the seniors who like to stay in shape. Chula Vista, CA, is "sick" when it comes to skate parks. And the most heavily visited park in America is an old freight rail line.

A Room With a View: Best of the Northeast

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Sometimes, a hotel is just a place to hang your hat. In other instances, stellar rooms or a charming owner puts it on the map. The following 10 hotels and inns are particularly notable for what's outside -- the inspiring views from one or more windows.

Another Death, Another Gun

Tamar Abrams | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

How exactly do you know who to hand guns over to, Mr. LaPierre? And do you see how some of us might be troubled by the ease with which so many obtain guns and then kill people with them?

LOOK: This Guy Lived In A Truck Down By The Dog Park

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.16.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Itinerant artists Zack Weaver and Rob Fogle say only one person called the police on them during the two weeks they lived in a truck...

LOOK: Do These Autumn Apples Tempt You?

Posted 10.08.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Brisk, chilly fall weather pushed into the D.C. area this weekend and while the rain and overcast skies may have been a bit of a dow...

Delays, Panic and Nausea: Just Another Rush Hour on Metro

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Tamar Abrams

I harbor a suspicion that our Metro system has been commandeered by enemy forces who are seeking to put Washington commuters into the worst possible moods each day.

Rachel Tepper

PHOTOS: Memphis-Style Barbecue Joint Opens In Crystal City | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- After several rounds of delays, Memphis Barbeque finally opened earlier this month at 320 S. 23rd St. in Crystal City. The eatery...

A Graduation (or One Mom's Inability to Slow Down Time)

Tamar Abrams | Posted 07.24.2011 | College
Tamar Abrams

Life is long and affords many opportunities and choices. The embodiment of the decisions I've made will walk across the stage in late June, in a cap and gown. And then she will move on to her next adventure, as will I.

A Film for Our Time: The Creators

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Given the unrest in the Middle East that fills our television screens, The Creators is a worthy companion piece. It shows people who refuse to toe the line, use their art to combat injustice.

Snow Way! The Forecasters Got it Right!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 02.06.2010 | Media
Tamar Abrams

I awoke this morning to a scene that the Donner Party would have recognized. Where I know I parked my car there is a mound of white. Two feet of snow and it's still coming down.