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The Best Time to Visit Washington, DC, in 2023

If you’re planning on exploring our Nation’s Capital this year, you may be asking when is the best time to visit Washington, DC. There are plenty of lively debates about this topic online, and according to US News, the best time to visit Washington, DC, is a tie between spring and autumn! Many believe spring …
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The Very Best Waterfront Activities In Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.’s Potomac River Waterfront is one of the most scenic places in the entire city. It is nestled largely between Georgetown and Downtown Arlington, VA. There are tons of fun activities for the entire family, for couples young and old, for friends of any age, and for the solo traveler. Sometimes you just need …
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Washington Monument 2019

History The Washington Monument memorializes George Washington, commander of the Continental Army and first President of the United States. Even during his own lifetime, George Washington became a symbol of patriotism and civic duty. The memorial was a manifestation of this. Robert Mills designed the original plan for the Washington Memorial. His designed featured an …
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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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2023 National Prayer Breakfast

The 2023 National Prayer Breakfast is finally back at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Please check the link below for current information: The National Prayer Breakfast provides a forum for U.S. and world leaders to gather together and discuss their faith. The day is marked by a series of meetings and events that guests can …
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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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American Myth & Memory

Everyday visitors tour DC and reflect on the history of this country. Our abundance of monuments and museums testify to how we value history. The exhibit “American Myth & Memory: David Levinthal Photographs” opened 7 July 2019 at the National Portrait Gallery. This new exhibit reflects on how we remember history and is a wonderful …
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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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