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Where to Eat: Bub and Pop’s

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Bub and Pop's We are always, ALWAYS, on the lookout for places in DC that feel “local.” DC is notorious for not really having a food scene, but that has really begun to change in the last few years and there are now places we can proudly…

The Best Way to Keep Warm..

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… is obviously margaritas. When weather is this frigid, all we want to do is belly up to a bar! Fortunately, National Margarita Day is coming up on Sunday, and we found an awesome list of the best margaritas in the city! And if you ask us, there’s nothing wrong with getting in the holiday…

Red Sky at Night, DC’s Delight!

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When people think of Washington, DC, they don’t usually think about the beautiful natural environment that cocoons our city. For example, yesterday, it was absolutely impossible to ignore the sky. The sunrise and sunset were so vivid and brilliant, they took our breath away. The Washington Post snagged some great shots that you can check…

Today in Scandalous-tory

On this day in 1973, President Richard Nixon famously insisted, “I am not a crook!” to a crowd of reporters in Orlando, Florida (check out the footage here!). Chances are you’ve heard that line before, by why did he say it? Who thought he was a “crook” and why? Our tour guides have all the…

Flippin’ Pizza is Flippin’ Great!

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This weekend, the DC Insider Tours team had the pleasure of stopping by Flippin’ Pizza in Dupont Circle for a lunchtime slice (or four). We’d heard good things, and always suckers for a New York style pie, we couldn’t resist checking it out for ourselves. Located right…

Keeping up with the World Cup

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We know that just because you’re visiting the greatest city on earth doesn’t mean life stops. When when it comes to something as exciting as the World Cup, traveling can be stressful when you’re worried it will interfere with screaming, yelling, and chest-bumping for your favorite teams. But you can still venture out into the…

Walking Washington

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We weren’t surprised to read that Washington, DC was recently ranked the most walkable urban setting in the nation. This is just further proof of what we at DC Insider Tours have been saying all along: there is no better way to see DC than by foot. But what makes walking this city so enjoyable?…

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2014

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On our lovely walk with our tour guests through the National Mall this afternoon, we spotted the preparations for one of the Smithsonian’s largest annual events: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Held every year on the National Mall since 1967, the festival features people, food, events, and items from…

Today in First Ladies’ History

Today, DC Insider Tours celebrates two events in history.  Well… we celebrate one, and cringe over the other.

Martha Washington

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  First, today is Martha Custis Washington’s birthday! She was born June 2, 1731 (O.S.) in New Kent County, Virginia. Her marriage to…