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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…

Our Top Picks: Holiday Lights in Washington, DC

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If you’re in DC this time of year, don’t miss out on our holiday lights and decorations! Here are our top 3 picks for holiday displays: 1lja2538                   1. National Christmas Tree:…

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…

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…

Back in Action!

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Today’s the day! As of 1pm today, following this morning’s ceremony, the Washington Monument has re-opened. And it’s about time.  It closed August 23, 2011 after the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook up the city left it cracked in several places. Then, two weeks after the earthquake, Hurricane Irene stopped by and filled the Monument’s cracks…

Mother’s Day Brunch Recommendations

Nothing says “I love you” like waffles. And pancakes. And anything with syrup on it. So if you and your favorite mother figure are in the District on Sunday, take her to a brunch she’ll never forget. As self-proclaimed brunch connoisseurs, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite brunch spots perfect for Mother’s Day: Old…

History is for the Dogs

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We posted a piece a while back about all the reasons to bring your pup to DC.  We just came across one more reason, and it’s the best so far! Now through June 28th, Mount Vernon is hosting a dog walking tour on Saturday mornings. You and your pooch can learn about history while hiking…

It’s a Bird.. It’s a Plane.. It’s….

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Google’s self-driving car!  Keep your eyes open for this driver-less vehicle making it’s way autonomously around Washington.  And if you see it, be sure to send us a picture! Wondering why DC was chosen as the test city for this futuristic mode of transportation? We’re not.  DC is America’s guinea pig, and has been for…