A new Busboys and Poets will probably be the first neighborhood place that draws a large crowd from both the District’s Takoma neighborhood and Maryland’s Takoma Park — an area that has seen change over the past few years. The restaurant provides people of different ethnic and racial stripes with “opportunities to intersect,” owner Andy Shallal says.
March 5, 2013Kenrimu Ughiovhe, left, gets a haircut from Donnell Davis, 45, owner of Hang-Time Barbershop. Davis has owned the shop, a fixture on Fourth Street NW, for the past 20 years. A new Busboys & Poets restaurant will bring more dining — and mingling — options to the Takoma area, which straddles the D.C.-Maryland border. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.