Michael J. Gaynor, Washingtonian

Michael J. Gaynor


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Past articles by Michael:

3 Tips for Hosting the Best Game Night Ever

Kathleen Donahue of Labryrinth Games & Puzzles shares her advice. → Read More

9 Stats You Didn't Know About DC's Cherry Blossoms

How many cherry blossom trees do we have in DC? Do cherries grow on them? We've got answers. → Read More

The 12 DC Things to Do We're Most Excited About This Fall

Among all the plays, exhibits, concerts, and other arts events ahead, these are the 12 we most want to see in the fall and beyond. → Read More

What It's Like to Live in WeLive, Crystal City's "Dorm for Adults"

The shared living space for entrepreneurs and millennials makes apartment life seem a little too easy. But it seems like the inevitable future. → Read More

6 Times Washington Tech Firms Cashed Out

An “exit” is Silicon Valley slang for what happens when a start-up is acquired by a larger corporation—ideally, the founders then transition out of the com → Read More

Will Trump Sink DC's Tech Scene?

Techies flocked to Washington over the past eight years, drawn to a city seen as cool and tech-friendly under President Obama. President Trump, on the othe → Read More

Washington’s 100 Top Tech Leaders

Our 2017 ranking of local tech titans. → Read More

17 Things to Do Around DC This May

Shark exhibitions, Chicago indie bands, Broccoli City Festival, and more. → Read More

An Insider’s Guide to Mastering Washington’s Real Estate Market

In our region’s ultra-competitive housing market, what and who you know can mean the difference between a smart investment and a losing one. Here’s our guide to the new rules of Washington real estate, including where prices are rising fastest, the developers building the biggest new neighborhoods, and what to expect next. → Read More

14 Films You Should See at This Year's Filmfest DC

With more than 80 international and domestic films screening at the 31st annual Filmfest DC, which runs April 20 to 30, you're going to need some help deci → Read More

How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Local Real Estate

A century ago, America’s metropolitan areas featured dense central cities and suburbs built along streetcar and rail lines. Then the automobile came along → Read More

16 Things to Do Around DC This March

Environmental Film Festival, PotterCon, Game of Thrones Live, and much more. → Read More

15 Things To Do Around DC This February

You don't want to miss these exhibits, plays, comedy shows, and more. → Read More

What Does Trump Mean for Washington? We Asked 15 Smart Locals

There’s lots of talk about how President Trump might change the Nation. Here is how he might change the capital city. → Read More

Moving to DC? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Foodie secrets, Washington history, how to tell if you just saw the President's motorcade, and more. → Read More

A Play About Roe v. Wade Is Coming to Washington Just as Trump Arrives

Part courtroom drama, part character study, and wholly pertinent to today, Roe—coproduced with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Berkeley Repertory Theatre ( → Read More

13 Things to Do Around DC This January

Louis C.K, Mercy Street season 2, John Cleese live, and much more. → Read More

14 Things to Do Around DC This December

The Christmas Bar, "Jackie," Titanic the Musical, and much more. → Read More

Why Do We Still Have Those Weird-Looking People Movers at Dulles?

"Mobile lounges" were designed as waiting rooms on wheels. → Read More

The Big Changes That Are Coming to DC Airports That Will Make Traveling Much Easier

It's close race for passengers among the region's three airports: in 2015, Dulles saw 10.2 million people take off from its gates, with DCA at 10.9 million → Read More