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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…

DC Gets a Little Funky

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As a city of businessmen and politicians, DC has earned a reputation as a “nerd town” of sorts. You can expect at any given time to look out over a sea of pressed and starched shirts, pencil skirts, and neckties.  But even the squarest city needs to let loose every once in a while.. and…

Flight Wine Bar, Our New Favorite Spot!

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Chinatown has a new resident!  Its name is Flight Wine Bar, and we are officially in love. As you may have gathered from past posts, we tend to be a little difficult to please when it comes to our bellies.  It has been a long time since we have been impressed by a new local…

What Do You Think Thursday: Magnetism by Hand, Discharged Catfish, and Poor Willie Thompson

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This week, on “What Do You Think Thursday”, we present to you one of the greatest untold mysteries of Washington, DC.  What do you get when you put together a young boy, Foggy Bottom, hand magnetism, and a bunch of stomach-dwelling catfish? We honestly have no clue, and our heads are starting to hurt from…

WHAT DO YOU THINK THURSDAY: Feminism and Feet?

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Get excited, folks!  This is the inaugural column of our new weekly installment, “What Do You Think Thursday”! Ever heard of the Evening Star?  It was a local DC newspaper in publication for 128 years, and is a crucial historical resource for the DC Insider Tours team.  Over the weekend, we were reading through some…

Winter Fun at the National Zoo

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The temperature might be dropping, but that doesn’t mean there’s no more outdoor fun to be had in DC! In fact, winter is one of the best times to visit the National Zoo.  Even on a chilly day, there is no better place to spend an afternoon with the family. For example, there was a…

Chinatown Gets A Little Sweeter with . . . IT’SUGAR!

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IMG_1990Last week, Chinatown welcomed a new retailer to its bustling main strip along 7th street, NW.   The colorful new shop, IT’SUGAR, specializes in candy and novelty items, from packs of decade-specific candy (see picture below) to 5 lb giant gummy bears to bacon-flavored lip balm.  There is…

Your Wednesday Drinking Guide!

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DC may not be famous for its food, but it is certainly known for its booze!  In this city, Wednesdays offer just as much possibility for great drinking as the weekends, particularly during DC Beer Week.  If you’re looking for an epic night in the middle of the week, check out the Washington Post’s guide…