- MisFits Columnist
Vicky Hallett has been one of The Washington Post’s MisFits since the column began in 2007. Read it every week in the Wellness section or Lean & Fit e-newsletter for the latest on the area exercise scene. Her day job is editing the Fit section of Express, which is where you’ll also find her weekly transit column, DC Rider. She lives in the District’s Capitol Hill neighborhood with her husband.
The Knee Defender, a $22 device that prevents an airplane seat from reclining, was invented right here in the District.
Meet Christy Adkins and Jerry Hill, the two local players on the Brawlers. They’re currently undefeated after their Saturday debut, so they’ll try to keep the streak alive at their first home game tonight at the Patriot Center.
As teens, the Galiani brothers used to sneak into the Sport & Health in Tysons Corner to play basketball. Thirty years later, the duo is ready to play a whole lot more: Their company just acquired the whole 23-location gym chain.
A bus lane is an infrastructure improvement that costs practically nothing, is a fairer distribution of road resources and gives riders a real incentive to sit shoulder-to-shoulder with smelly people.