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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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View of the Capitol building from the sky.

National Prayer Breakfast

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 attend. The highlights of the event are speeches by two keynote guests. The first is usually the U.S. president, while the second …
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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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David Best’s Temple Exhibition at Renwick Gallery in Washington D.C.

Renwick Gallery turns entire rooms into works of art. One of their rooms currently houses David Best’s piece, Temple. The architecture evokes spiritual feeling. In response, visitors are encouraged to write thoughts on wooden placards and place them throughout the room. This work is essential to any art tour of the city. Consider staying our …
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The Best Restaurants in D.C.

Restaurants and enjoyable cuisine can make or break vacation in D.C. As a bed and breakfast, we understand just how critical delicious food is in day-to-day life, especially when you’re away from home. While we don’t offer lunch or dinner, we do have several great recommendations for restaurants in the area. We are confident that …
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