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Capitol Hill By Day & By Night

With the U.S. Capitol as its beacon, Capitol Hill (lovingly named by Thomas Jefferson) has served as the center of politics in Washington since the early 19th century. But there is much more to the Hill than suited staffers and America’s most famous cast iron-domed structure. Hop off a Metro train...

Capitol Hill Rowhouses - Washington, DC
7 Beer Gardens to Try in Washington, DC

DC’s booming food and drinks scene is helping propel a buzzing beer community. From spring to fall, open-air beer gardens offer suds, snacks and convivial settings for downing a cold one al fresco.

7 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
15 Things to See & Do in Southwest Waterfront

A renaissance is underway along this 47-acre riverfront community, and the new development is called The Wharf . Despite big changes, this historic neighborhood maintains many important remnants of its past including its historic seafood market, world-class theater, leisure cruise boat pier and...

13 Wine Bars to Get Your Vino Fix

Ready for a glass of red? Us, too. Take your pick of these 13 standout wine spots.

Eno Wine Bar
9 Things to See & Do in Adams Morgan

The diverse neighborhood of Adams Morgan is centered at the intersection of Columbia Road and 18th Street, sandwiched between U Street Corridor, Mount Pleasant, Kalorama, Dupont Circle, Columbia Heights, and Woodley Park. The area might be less than. 5 sq. miles, but there’s a lot for you to...

18th Street on Adams Morgan Day
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: Restaurants, Food & Wine

Although you won't find anything completely free on this list, you will discover that DC's dining scene offers lots of affordable options. Check out this list which features some local food upstarts, happy hour heroes and other edible options, including DC's signature sausage, the half-smoke.

bens chili bowl
What to do on a snow day in Washington, DC

Even major blizzards don’t stop Washington, DC residents and visitors from donning their snow gear and taking to the streets to play. In DC, there’s a snowball fight association, sleds are MacGyvered to great (and not so great) effect and legendary restaurants and bars dare to deliver a cozy ski...

Derek Brown on the Cocktail Scene in Washington, DC

When it comes to craft cocktails, there’s a whole lot shakin’ in the nation’s capital. All the rage at the moment are the growing number of speakeasies, bars and lounges devoted exclusively to serving expertly measured and mixed drinks. Add to that, four distinct distilleries have popped up in the...

derek brown eat the rich
Georgetown By Day & By Night

It’s easy to see why visitors and locals alike fall in love with Georgetown – gorgeous, historic architecture, tree-lined streets and a bustling, upscale retail and restaurant scene make for a winning combination. It’s worth the trip. Here’s how to spend a fun-filled day in the neighborhood.

The Georgetown boat in the C&O Canal