Rachel Podnar

Washington, D.C.

Express news editor

Rachel Podnar is a news editor for Express. She edits human interest stories on the D.C. region for Page Three, along with U.S. and world news.
Latest from Rachel Podnar

Rachel Monroe wants you to interrogate your true crime fixation

In "Savage Appetites," the author examines the genre’s dark pull.

September 4, 2019

Buffalo Billiards takes its last shot this weekend after 25 years in Dupont Circle

It follows The Front Page in shutting down after a developer bought the New Hampshire Avenue building.

August 22, 2019

Susan Tynan of Framebridge explores 14th Street on her Dream Day

On an ideal day in D.C, the CEO would also pay a visit to Georgetown, her old neighborhood.

August 22, 2019

Creative couple Andy Whitehead and Nole Garey would peruse Union Market, sample craft cocktails on their D.C. Dream Day

The cocktail enthusiast and lifestyle blogger share their favorite spots in the District.

July 25, 2019

How would George Washington spend his D.C. dream day?

Mount Vernon's official George Washington, Dean Malissa, shares his take on the first president's ideal day.

July 2, 2019

Josh Gibson travels through time and explores D.C. history on his dream day

Gibson takes a break from representing city council on Twitter to hang out at his favorite spots from the past, present and future.

May 23, 2019

Graphic designer Tracie Ching envisions a dream day of walking D.C. with her family

Ching would ride the water taxi and get dessert twice, with her husband and three toddlers in tow.

May 8, 2019

    Baggage Check Live: From the travel plaza of Breezewood, Pa.

    Send in your questions to Dr. Andrea Bonior about relationships, mental health, work-life balance, family drama and more.

    April 9, 2019

    Capital romance: Express readers share their D.C. love stories

    We asked readers to share their real-life love stories — and apparently romance is rampant in the nation’s capital.

    February 13, 2019

    Need last-minute date ideas for Valentine’s Day? Local experts share where to go in D.C.

    We asked a few people who are part of — or adjacent to — the dating-industrial complex how they’d pull off some last-minute romance.

    February 13, 2019