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20 Christmas Things to Do in Washington, DC

11 November, 2018 12

It’s time to start planning those holiday festivities! We’ve got your list of 20 Christmas things to do in Washington, DC ready to go. If we missed anything, please share your holiday traditions in the comments! This […]


8 Turkey Trots in the Washington DC Area

4 November, 2018 0

Update: Updated from 2017 to refect 2018 dates. My Thanksgiving Day traditions have evolved over the years, but there are always two constants: food and family. Our Thanksgiving table is usually a combination of traditional […]


Pamplona: Tapas and Happy Hour in Clarendon

6 September, 2018 0

A lively outdoor patio in Clarendon called Pamplona is the perfect spot for an upscale night of dining that still feels like a casual happy hour. Sitting outside, you can order happy hour drink specials, […]

Franciscan Monastery

Franciscan Monastery: An Afternoon in Brookland

3 May, 2018 1

The neighborhood of Brookland is an interesting spot because it’s a beautiful place to play tourist while still maintaining that “off the beaten path” feel. Brookland is home to the Franciscan Monastery, a gorgeous place […]

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I'm Kelley Smith and I love sharing tips on how to best explore Washington, DC. I love pretty much anything I can eat plus really good beer and whiskey served by story telling bartenders. I also like sassy museum guides, photogenic architecture, and colorful urban gardens.

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