Leisure & Lifestyle

Re-Imagining The Anacostia River

Thursday, Sep 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Long known as a polluted and unsightly tributary, the Anacostia River is in the midst of a makeover. We explore the effort to transform it into Washington's Central Park.

A Marriage Of Culinary Traditions

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 1:25 p.m.

Equinox Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray talk about farm-to-table dining and how their marriage brought his culinary training to the foods of her Jewish heritage.

African Diaspora International Film Festival

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:36 p.m.

The 7th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival returns to D.C. with films highlighting the experience of people of African descent and people of color around the world.

A Survey Of The D.C. Museum Landscape

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Museums in and around D.C. house historic collections and great works of art that simultaneously draw tourists and support local community programs. We consider the challenges, and opportunities, of operating a museum in a unique cultural landscape and explore implications of recent shakeups on the museum scene.

The Washington Post: Sold

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Late Monday, The Washington Post Co. announced it will sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos. We explore how the change will affect the local and national media environment.

The Future Of The Bay Bridge

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

With investigators looking into a nightmarish crash and beachgoers idling in miles-long backups, we explore the condition and future of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

The Future Of Georgetown

Monday, Jul 29, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

One of D.C.'s most venerable neighborhoods is contemplating it's future in a changing city. Kojo explores historic Georgetown's efforts to envision the future.

Tech Tuesday: Preserving Family History

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Our most precious family history --old letters, home movies, photo albums--often end up in basements or attics--the worst possible place to preserve these materials. We explore high and low tech ways to protect and store family memorabilia, and the smartest way to migrate different materials to digital formats.

The Decline Of Driving

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:25 p.m.

The cult of the car may be waning, according a new report that says Americans are driving less than they used to. We'll explore how the economy, the Internet and the rise of the Millennials are fueling the decline of driving.

Livable Wage For D.C. Big Box Stores Wins Initial Approval

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The D.C. Council voted to raise the minimum wage at big box stores to $12.50 an hour despite Walmart's threat to pull out of three planned locations if the measure becomes law. Now Mayor Vincent Gray must decide whether to sign the bill.

The Ins And Outs Of Restaurant Reservations

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 at 1:20 p.m.

Booking a table at your favorite eatery can take advance planning, strategic thinking and flexibility. We'll look behind the scenes at the inner workings of restaurant reservations.

Documerica: 1970s Photos Of The Environment And Society (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Jul 4, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A new photography exhibit at the National Archives explores Documerica, a little-known Environmental Protection Agency project created in the 1970s. Photographers commissioned by the agency traveled around the country, capturing images of environmental pollution, as well as a changing society.

Kids & Young Adult Summer Reading

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

School's out, but summer is a great time for young people to keep reading. We pore over some favorite novels and nonfiction for kids and young adults.

Alice Smith

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We speak with the singer-songwriter about her new album, "She," and coming into her own as a musician.

Tips And Destinations For Summer Travel

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 at 1:24 p.m.

With the official start of summer last week and July 4 coming up next week, the time is right to plan a summer trip. Two travel experts share tips on airfares, apps and hot destinations for the whole family.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.