Elliot Williams, Washingtonian

Elliot Williams


Syracuse, NY, United States

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Past articles by Elliot:

Surprise! Here's Who Has Performed So Far At NPR's Top Secret Tiny Desk Fest

Which mystery acts are performing each night? We attended to find out. → Read More

Why DC Should Embrace Its Role as a Center of Protest

Annoyed by Shut Down DC and other local activism? You’re thinking about it the wrong way. → Read More

Paul Rudd Is the Face of the Baskin-Robbins at the Pentagon

And the Google reviews for the highly-foritifed parlor chain are incredible. → Read More

How Kanye West's Howard Performance Sparked Debates On Campus and Beyond

"What you're not gonna do is come to Howard University and not be engaged." → Read More

Every Time Bryce Harper Strikes Out This Week You Can Get a $3 Pizza

Local chain &pizza offers a petty promo as the Phillies face off against the Nats. → Read More

Couples Can Now Decline to List Their Race on Virginia Marriage License Applications

The state registrar revised the marriage license application. Here's why Alexandria civil rights attorney Victor Glasberg says that's not good enough. → Read More

What I'm Wearing: Students Call This School Principal a "Fashionista"

Dr. Jacqueline Fernandez-Romero is the principal of LAYC Career Academy Public Charter School, where she brings her leadership and a great sense of style. → Read More

Watch Wayne Rooney Sing "Folsom Prison Blues" at a DC Bar

The soon-to-be-former D.C. United star enjoys singing piano karaoke in Georgetown. And we've got video! → Read More

What I'm Wearing: Meet the Man Behind the Camera of Capitol Hill Photo

Anthony Bolognese, a 23-year-old who moved to Washington in 2015, is a freelance photographer and custom clothier with a unique personal style. → Read More

They Once Worked at NASA. Now They Make Card Games.

Why people can't stop playing Looney Labs games like Fluxx. → Read More

The 2020 Candidates, Ranked by Who's the Most "Washington"

Do they own DC property? Send kids to local schools? Admire Fugazi? Here's our unscientific ranking. → Read More

The Forgotten History of DC's First Golf Course for African Americans

You didn't need a police escort to play there. You might see a celeb. Langston's long-timers reflect on the first DC fairways where they felt like insiders. → Read More

The MPD Is Releasing New Stop-and-Frisk Data Next Month. Here’s Why You Should Care.

After a court order, the MPD will begin releasing new stop-and-frisk data that includes the race or ethnicity of the person being stopped. → Read More

Red Line Riders Had Their Worst Commute in 18 Months This Morning

You weren't imagining it--delays were WAY worse than usual on the Red Line this morning. → Read More

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (July 25-28): The Citi Open Tennis Tournament, Tituss Burgess, and an Interactive Exhibit on Union Market's Rooftop

You can have the best weekend around DC. → Read More

Take a Look Inside Drink Company's Trippy New Esports Pop-Up Bar

"Levels Unlocked PUB," open July 18 through Sept. 29, features video game-themed cocktails, open Super Smash Bros play, and gaming maps brought to life. → Read More

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (July 18-21): Made In Hong Kong Film Festival, Belgian Beers, and the Esports Pop-Up Bar

You can have the best weekend around DC. → Read More

Poplar Point Could Be DC's Next Great Development—Here's How

Poplar Point is a huge plot of DC land just waiting for development. We asked some developers and urban planners for ideas. → Read More

After a Brutal Animal Attack, Chuck Brown's Son Is Back in the Groove

Wiley Brown was headed to the NFL. Now he's taking his talent to the stage. → Read More

What I'm Wearing: Style Blogger Nia Velis on How to Make Affordable Clothing Look Classy

"My goal is to make inexpensive clothing items look as classy and fashionable as possible." → Read More