Comb the stacks at local landmark Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe. Snag a copy of “Dupont Circle” by Paul Kafka-Gibbons. Devour it and a bowl of the Obama family chili or fish tacos fresh off the grill.
Head over to E Street Cinema, a favorite DC indie film spot, for a warm cappuccino and a matinee movie.
Check out all of the new eats and treats available at Union Market. Stroll through this revamped indoor warehouse that’s home to several local restaurants, up-and-coming artisans and other pop-up small businesses.
Finish off your self-service day at the Zen-like Topaz Hotel in Dupont Circle. Treat yourself to an evening in with room service and one of the hotel’s transcendent in-room spa treatments.