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Stores Near and Along Connecticut Avenue

Second Story Books The books at Second Story are just waiting for you to take them to their second home. The store boasts all genres of books and has a sizeable foreign language section. Additionally, they sell art, prints, CDs, and DVDs. Quality used media of any kind is likely to find a home at …
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Eclectic Shopping at Dupont Circle

Today’s blog highlights some of the wonderful shops located near Dupont Circle Metro! Jenni Bick Custom Journals Jenni Bick is a haven for stationery lovers. The shop sells paper, journals, and writing implements of all kinds. However, it has a focus on custom and leather journals. The leather-bound journals are gorgeous. They feel hefty when …
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Innovation and Luxury water in D.C.

        Yes, Washington DC is full of beautiful sites. Yes, we have a museum for just about anything. We are full of history second to none. Impeccable cuisine where we have a restaurant focusing on food from just about every corner of the world. Though you would be hard pressed to find …
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Politics and Prose: Booklover Destination

About the Store Politics and Prose is a famed independent DC bookstore. Originally founded in 1984 by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade, the store continues to serve the US Capitol’s bibliophiles. The store’s present-day owners state their mission as: “Politics and Prose is a D.C. based business devoted to cultivating community and strengthening the common …
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Shop ‘Til You Drop in Dupont Circle Washington, D.C.

Often Georgetown is associated with shopping in Washington D.C., but Dupont Circle is becoming increasingly popular as a hot shopping destination as well. Dupont Circle is located near Connecticut Avenue NW and Massachusetts Avenue NW. The main street encompasses bistros, bars, boutiques, book stores and specialty shops galore. If you are planning on paying Dupont …
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Capitol Hill Neighborhood

One of my favorite neighborhoods to explore in DC is Capitol Hill. Not only does it have the historical sites and monuments, but also a daily market, great restaurants, and unique shops to visit. Our DC Inn is an easy commute to all of the excitement as we are just a 10-minute walk to the …
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Georgetown’s Waterfront in Washington DC

One of the best places to go near our Washington DC Inn is Georgetown’s Waterfront. Located right along the Potomac River this area of DC is teeming with both relaxing and exciting things to do. If you are looking for one place with endless options of activities, look no further. Check out some of the …
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Chinatown: A DC Must-Visit Neighborhood

Upon crossing under the Friendship Archway, you enter a world of culture, history, and nightlife in the small, historic neighborhood of Chinatown. Situated along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets, Northwest, Chinatown comprises of diverse restaurants, shopping, museums, and theatres. Though Chinatown lives up to its name and consists of many of …
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