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10 Free Things You Didn’t Know About In DC

The nation’s capital is better known for pork barrel spending than frugality.  But, for anyone exploring DC on a budget, there’s good news – some of the most unique and intriguing activities don’t cost a thing.  So don’t worry about hitting the ATM, put...


6 Indie Bookstores Loved By DC Bookworms

Through much of the 90s, large-scale bookstores such as Barnes & Noble and Books & Co. grew in popularity. Movies of the 90s, such as You’ve Got Mail, made central plot points around how these stores were driving business away from smaller independent local...



10 Historic Bars in DC That Are Still Hip

Washington, DC is a town with a past.  Arguably, some of the city’s most enduring landmarks are bars – and throughout the years, the city’s watering holes have seen it all – with tight-lipped bartenders pouring libations for presidents, paupers, and everyone in between....



4 Prank Pulling Presidents

April 1st is fast approaching, a holiday many would call the most fun day of the year because it’s time to celebrate the time-honored tradition of the prank. When most people hear the word prank they think of someone under the age of 18,...



Tidal Basin Cherry Blossoms Defy March Freeze

Washington, DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the most famous and stunning celebrations in the United States, honoring the original gift of 3,000 Cherry Blossom trees from Tokyo in 1912. Questions about the nature of this year’s festival came to the forefront after...