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Benjamin Freed
Works at The Washingtonian
Attended Brandeis University
Lives in Washington, DC
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Apps don't just affect how we transport things and people. They shape where we choose to live, work, and play.
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Frank Underwood's got nothing on Kevin Spacey.
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There are some truly audacious attempts to get into Friday's sold-out show, and they're all destined to fail.
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A most cromulent viewer's guide.
These are the best politically themed episodes in FXX's 12-day marathon of every episode ever.
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My take on why the FBI snubbing DC in its search for a new headquarters is great for the District.
The bureau is going to Prince George’s or Fairfax, and the District gets to redevelop a prime spot on Pennsylvania Avenue.
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The Baltimore Orioles played one of the most memorable games ever without anyone really seeing it.
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Here's how Bryce Harper wound up wearing a fire helmet while celebrating the Nationals' division title.
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Hell of a humblebrag, Sally
The columnist and socialite remembers the late actress by suggesting she was almost good enough to take her husband.
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Move over, Courtland Milloy and John Kelly. Following Kelly’s plea to cyclists to get off downtown sidewalks on Tuesday and Milloy’s cri de coeur against “biker terrorists” on Wednesday, it appears that nearly all of Washington Post Metro columnists...
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Have him in circles
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Patrick Pho's profile photo
Dan Gabor's profile photo
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mariebelle Breich's profile photo
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Reporter
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  • The Washingtonian
    Staff writer, 2013 - present
  • Freelance Writer
    2010 - present
  • Washington City Paper
    Contributing Writer, 2010 - 2013
  • The New York Times
    Contributing Writer, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, 2011 - 2013
  • DCist
    Associate Editor, 2011 - 2013
  • DCist
    Editor-in-Chief, 2013 - 2013
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Currently a staff writer at Washingtonian, used to be the editor-in-chief of DCist, and spent plenty of time as a hack for hire. I appreciate chaos in most of its forms. Send your tips and tirades to bfreed@washingtonian.com or 202-739-2414.


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  • Brandeis University
    History, 2002 - 2006
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