Latest from Margaret Ely

An ode to some Web sites we lost in 2014

A remembrance of some sites that were shut down this year, including Yahoo Directory, and more.
  • Dec 31, 2014

Cut your own Christmas tree and make a day of it

Don't race right back to the city after you cut a tree.
  • Nov 28, 2014

Instagram-worthy Washington: 9 favorite spots to shoot

The District is full of Instagrammers who capture the city’s everyday scenes and architecture in crisp, unexpected ways.
  • Oct 9, 2014

Photoshop nightmare of the day: Kate Walsh’s legs

Something isn't quite right about a promotional image for NBC's new comedy.
  • Sep 30, 2014

Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. does late-night at Roofers Union

Satisfy your late-night cravings with biscuit sandwiches in Adams Morgan this weekend.
  • Aug 5, 2014

Future Islands to headline Union Market’s second music festival

September's inaugural "Fall Classic" will feature Future Islands, Tove Lo, HAERTS, Bear Hands and more.
  • Jul 23, 2014

2014 Emmy Awards nominations: Twitter reacts

Some stars are feeling #blessed.
  • Jul 10, 2014

Happy birthday, Shake Shack, and thanks for the new beer

The New York-based chain frequented by D.C. residents, tourists and even presidents, just turned 10. How time flies!
  • Jun 17, 2014

Twitter releases World Cup hashtags with flag emoticons

Twitter just released country code hashtags that feature flag emoticons. Call them "hashflags."
  • Jun 10, 2014

Streaming the World Cup

Legal (and-not-so legal ways) of watching the World Cup when you're not in front of a TV, plus a calendar to help you keep track of every match.
  • Jun 9, 2014