Kramerbooks: a DC Institution

If there are two things I love, it’s books and food, and at Washington DC’s famous Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, I can have the best of both worlds. When I first visited the store it was a Saturday night. I was walking outside with friends, and the red, neon Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe gleamed overhead. …
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Rare Essence: Local DC Music

The band Rare Essence is legendary in DC.  They have an endearing origin. Rare Essence was formed in 1976 when four middle school friends decided to become a band. As the friends practiced every day after school, their band began to grow and their musical vision became more clear: they were a go-go band. This sub-genre …
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Ford’s Theatre “Death of a Salesman”

DC theatre lovers are in for a treat as the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic Death of a Salesman is coming to Ford’s Theatre this Saturday and running through October 22nd. Arthur Miller’s 1949 play explores the meaning of success as salesman Willy Loman reflects on what he lost amid his pursuit of the American Dream. In this iteration of the …
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DC’s Eastern Market

For those of you who enjoy having farm fresh produce and locally sourced food, turn to DC’s historical Eastern Market as your go-to source. Just around the corner from Capital Hill, vendors from across the region select their freshest vegetables, juiciest fruit, and most lush flowers to bring to the display tables of the South …
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Top Tips for Touring the National Mall

Just a mile away from our Washington DC bed and breakfast is our nation’s most historical stretch of land – the National Mall. The National Mall is packed with monuments, historical sites, memorials, and museums, and deciding how to see it all can be overwhelming. To make your traveling easier, we’ve compiled some tips for …
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2017 DC Short Film Festival

If you’re like me, you love the idea of film festivals, but when it comes to watching things in succession you have the attention span of a five year old. That’s why I’m so excited about DC Shorts. From September 7 to September 17, only two miles from our Bed and Breakfast in DC, one …
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