Dupont Circle

The Neighborhood of Bistros, Bookstores and Galleries

Sitting Down with Jamie Leeds, Owner of Hank’s Oyster Bar

Ten years ago, the crab cake was king of local menus, then Jamie Leeds opened a niche market: oysters. Thanks to her, the capital is enjoying oyster-centric gastropubs, but her baby, Hank's Oyster Bar , stands tall above them all. Leeds sat down with us to answer a few of our most burning questions...

Hank's Oyster Bar - Dupont Circle - Washington, DC
11 Things to See & Do in Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle offers a little something for everyone. An array of unique shops and exciting restaurants along Connecticut Avenue, one of the busy streets in the neighborhood, is exciting enough to keep you going all day. You’ll also discover dozens of bistros, bars, boutiques and museums throughout...

Hanks Oyster Bar
Dupont Circle By Day & By Night

Dupont Circle stands out as a cosmopolitan jewel in DC’s distinctive collection of neighborhoods. With a famous traffic circle and fountain at its center, the Dupont Circle neighborhood has been a vital DC community since the late 19th century, and continues to be a hot spot for residents and...

Dupont Circle Fountain
11 Places to Shop 'Til You Drop in Dupont Circle

Though neighboring Georgetown may get most of the hype when it comes to the shopping scene in Washington, DC the pretty run of Connecticut Avenue that comprises Dupont Circle has its fair share of cute boutiques and stylish shops, too. Here are 11 of our favorite places to browse.

Dupont Circle - Washington, DC