Margaret Kahn

Metro Monopoly: On the hunt for Honduran cuisine

My search led me to spending a sunny afternoon exploring Park View, a small and rapidly gentrifying neighborhood with a sizeable Central American community north of Howard University and accessible through the Georgia Avenue-Petworth station on the Green-Yellow line. I had never ventured farther east than Columbia Heights, but I liked what I found in this residential-yet-vibrant pocket of Northwest D.C.

Metro Monopoly: The quest for the best bubble tea

A fruit-flavored slush drink filled with rubbery balls of cassava root may sound disgusting to some, but to many, this concoction is the most delicious relief on a hot day. The recent heat wave means it’s bubble tea season. The drink, notable for its tapioca pearls, came to the U.S. by way of Taiwan in […]

Metro Monopoly: The heart of the city

If you haven’t interned on the Hill or visited the Capitol Building, take a tour and see Congress in action – or inaction, as some joke. Hop on the Blue or Orange lines to the Capitol South Metro station and take in the skyline. Capitol tours are easy to arrange: Simply contact your state representative […]

Off-campus housing

Those ready to make the move off campus need not look far. The Hatchet has highlighted just a few nearby options. Studio apartments starting $1,600 per month can be found on and near campus. The Savoy 1101 New Hampshire Ave. NW Rent: $1,715/month and up (studio apartment) Amenities: 24-hour front desk, 24-hour fitness center, laundry […]