Tim Annick

Halftime Leisure

Halftime Brunch Bracket: Mark’s Duck House

There’s escaping the Georgetown bubble, and then there’s going to Mark’s Duck House. For those of you who really, REALLY need to leave our polished college town behind, have I... Read more


Critical Voices: Annie Lennox, Nostalgia

Like any good hipster, Annie Lennox has brilliantly appropriated some of the most loved songs of all time for her new album, Nostalgia. Over the course of her career, Lennox... Read more


Just the Basics: Forget Dorsia, SoulCycle Reservations Are Impossible

Every week, Halftime staff writer Tim Annick enumerates on the more ridiculous aspects of Georgetown culture in the regular satire column “Just the Basics.” Every Monday morning at Starbucks across the District,... Read more


Thai restaurant, Soi 38, curries favor with Foggy Bottom residents

When you enter through the cage-like wood portico, the sultry reimagining of a groovy hotel bar incites the kind of villainy that Miami Vice’s Tubbs and Crockett could only dream... Read more

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Luca Cordero di Montezemolo Ousted, My World Is Crashing Down

Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Ferrari icon and resident nut job, has stepped down from his position of chairman at Ferrari. He will be replaced by Sergio Marchionne. The FIAT-Chrysler alliance... Read more


Breeches & Bodice: Normcore: making suburban dads chic and Birkenstocks haute couture since 2014

Now that we’re all back on the Hilltop, please take my advice: those Birkenstocks aren’t doing you any favors. They’re ugly, comfortable, and —dare I say it— painfully hip. But,... Read more

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Formula 1: British Grand Prix Re-Cap (Ouch, Kimi!)

Ouch is right. After just four corners, Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen, the Iceman himself, took a turn wide, bumped back onto the track, and crashed at 150 miles per... Read more

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Critical Voices: Kitten, "Kitten"

With a stage presence like Dave Gahan and a distinctly New Wave sound, Kitten frontwoman Chloe Chaidez is back with a vengeance. This week, after almost five years of teasing... Read more

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24 Hours of Le Mans 2014 Re-Cap: Next time, Porsche

This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans looked to be an awesome one. Narrower tires. Hybrid prototypes galore. Five-time consecutive winner Audi was back with the R18 e-tron quattro. Challenger and... Read more

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The Montreal Grand Prix!

SPOILERS AHEAD! Quelle course et un Grand Prix fantastique! Even for casual viewers, the 70-lap Montreal Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was quite a spectacle. For the first half... Read more