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This week the world's spotlight was on Washington D.C., to watch the second inauguration of President Obama. Freelance journalist -- and former local -- <b>Robert Baird</b> dishes on the best secret spots in the Capital.

A bowl of chili with a side serving of Obama watching

This week the world's spotlight was on Washington D.C., to watch the second inauguration of President Obama. Freelance journalist -- and former local -- Robert Baird dishes on the best secret spots in the Capital.

Gangsta grandma on the subway, loco at the White House

Caroline Regidor writes: “I’m packing lead in here,” the elderly woman said to the younger one, her face set in a snarl. Gangsta grandma rummaged through her handbag as if she were looking for a gun. She had plopped down next to me. I couldn’t help myself. Curiouser and curiouser, I peered down. All I could […]