12 Great Washington, D.C. Area Magazines

Keep Up With News About the Capital Region

Whether you live in the Washington, D.C. area or just want to keep up with what’s happening in the Capital Region, these Washington, D.C. area magazines will keep you informed and entertained. Find things to do, places to see, and read about business, politics and the people of Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Most of these publications have print and online versions to appeal to a variety of readers.

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Washingtonian is the premier magazine for Washington, D.C. featuring restaurant, entertainment and museum reviews as well as information on local people, real estate and special events. Annual articles review the best local doctors, lawyers, financial advisers, places to work, neighborhoods to live in and much more. The magazine is published monthly. 

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The Nation

The Nation is a magazine covering news with an emphasis on political and cultural analysis. Founded by abolitionists in 1865, The Nation is America’s oldest weekly magazine. Today's publication focuses on the issues that are most relevant to the nation. 

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Washington Business Journal

Washington Business Journal
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Keep up with the latest business news with this magazine that covers a wide range of industries and issues that affect business in the Washington, D.C. area. The Washington Business Journal is published weekly. 

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Washington Life

The premier luxury-lifestyle magazine in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area will keep you up on the area's socialites, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, politicians, media personalities, style-makers and trendsetters. The magazine is published monthly. It is available throughout the metropolitan area and at all of the local airports and Union Station. 

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Washington Parent

Washington Parent
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Washington Parent is a resource for parents including articles on parenting issues, education, recreational activities, the arts, special events for kids and more. Washington Parent is free and distributed through libraries, community centers, bookstores, and toy stores across the region. The magazine is published monthly.

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Washington FAMILY Magazine

The regional parenting magazine is distributed throughout the Washington, D.C. area, including Maryland and Northern Virginia and highlights activities and issues for local families. Washington FAMILY Magazine is published monthly. It is free and available at libraries and community centers.

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Federal Times Magazine

Federal Times is a resource to provide information to federal managers on current business issues.  The magazine offers news and information on the latest technology and financial and career decisions. Federal Times is published weekly. 

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Bethesda Magazine

Bethesda Magazine covers issues that are important to Bethesda-area residents, including restaurants, real estate, home design and décor, and community issues. The magazine is published monthly. 

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Northern Virginia Magazine

Northern Virginia Magazine
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Northern Virginia Magazine provides local insight about health, business, arts, real estate, home and design, education and family. The magazine is published monthly. 

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DC Modern Luxury

Read celebrity profiles and learn about the chic trends of urban life in Washington, D.C. Modern Luxury produces magazines in major cities across the United States. The magazine is published monthly. 

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Virginia Business Magazine

Keep up with the latest news in the Virginia business community. Read this magazine in print or online. Virginia Business Magazine is published monthly. 

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Washington Gardener

The magazine is a great resource for anyone who likes to garden or attend local gardening events. The magazine hosts seed exchanges and offers discounts to subscribers for garden tours. Washington Gardener is published bimonthly.

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