Latest from Lavanya Ramanathan

As McMansion-style pads with Georgetown price tags pop up in humbler neighborhoods, who exactly is buying them?

  • Oct 24, 2018

Meet the new wave of urban shamans and the well-heeled seekers they’re connecting with the universe.

  • Oct 3, 2018

There are so many mysteries to unravel: How do you get tickets? What should you see? Why is it so different from other museums?

  • Oct 3, 2018

These spaces are beholden only to the visions of their owners.

  • Oct 3, 2018

Food allergies are increasing but still a mystery, and meanwhile, there are a lot of doubts.

  • Sep 25, 2018

A dramatic change for a pioneering nightclub as a second wave of gentrification hits Washington’s 14th Street.

  • Sep 12, 2018

Are these sprawling markets of exotic fare a shrewd urban-development tactic — or just food courts for fancy people?

  • Sep 3, 2018

The cast included John Cho, and director Justin Lin went on to the Fast and Furious franchise.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Juul puts a cool new gloss on smoking that teenagers might find, well, addicting.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Previous generations feasted on this city’s happy hour buffets. But not in the era of $14 cocktails.

  • Jul 10, 2018
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