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20+ Hot Restaurants to Try Now in Washington, DC

In case you missed it, the nation's capital has officially become a top tier foodie destination with a stream of accolades . The city was anointed with its first Michelin Guide and named Bon Appétit magazine's restaurant city of the year and Zagat 's hottest food city in 2016. When you visit this...

The Dabney - Shaw - Blagden Alley - Washington, DC
Capitol Hill Dining in Washington, DC

Capitol Hill is home to the U.S. Capitol Building and the Supreme Court. By day, the neighborhood is buzzing with everyone from senators and Supreme Court justices to law clerks and Capitol Hill staffers as they go about the business of making and interpreting the laws. By night, the...

Ambar Balkan Restaurant - Washington, DC
H Street NE By Day & By Night

Anchored by the Atlas Theater since 1938, H Street NE has recently returned to its roots as an arts and cultural center. In early 2005, the theater was reincarnated as the Atlas Performing Arts Center, and new restaurants, bars and businesses began to follow. Today, H Street has turned into one of...

Biergarten Haus - H Street NE - Washington, DC
9 Distilleries You Should Know About In & Around Washington, DC

It seems fitting that in close proximity to where Congress ratified the amendment that bought Prohibition to an end is a thriving vodka, gin, rum and bourbon distillery scene. In recent years many DC locals have turned their hand to craft distilling. See how spirits are made and sample the end...

Republic Restoratives Distillery - Washington, DC
10 Distinctly DC Music Venues You Have to Experience

When it comes to DC’s music legends, the landscape is as diverse as the city itself: Duke Ellington, Chuck Brown, Marvin Gaye, Ian MacKaye, Dave Grohl and Wale all share space atop the District’s musical Rushmore. Each artist has influenced the local landscape for years, but what’s the scene like...

Echostage - Live Music Venues in Washington, DC
Adams Morgan Dining in Washington, DC

Adams Morgan is known for its millennial-friendly scene that features a diverse mix of bars and lounges along with hip stores selling clothing, furniture and records. However, the neighborhood’s burgeoning restaurant scene (which recently scored a Michelin star for one of its restaurants) adds...

Mintwood Place - Dining in Adams Morgan - Washington, DC
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: LGBTQ DC

Did you know the nation’s capital is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the country? In the 19th century, poet and gay icon Walt Whitman championed his ideals here. The city recognized same-sex marriage in 2009, six years before the 2015 Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage a national...

Pride Parade
13 Things to See & Do in the Penn Quarter & Chinatown Neighborhoods

One of the most action-packed neighborhoods in the city, Penn Quarter & Chinatown are excitement-filled hubs. Catch a performance at an edgy theaters, shop for new fashions, discover unique museums, fill up on Chinese fare and so much more.

Kogod Courtyard - Washington, DC
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
Meet Me at 9:30

9:30 Club is a beacon for live music in the nation’s capital, a place where both renowned and up-and-coming artists from nearly every musical genre come to play. The venue is legendary in DC, and 2016 marks 36 years since the original club opened at 930 F Street NW, and 20 years since the venue...

9:30 Club Washington DC - Credit Lisa A. Walker