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The Best of Washington DC brings you all the best Washington DC has to offer. We feature our own restaurant reviews as well as reviews contributed by our users.

For visitors, we offer advice on where to stay, museums to explore, theaters, where to call a taxi cab, and other things to do while you are here.

For residents, we help you live well by rounding up the best gyms, yoga studios, locally-owned bookstores, and happy hours.

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:. January

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Reading of the "I have a dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Celebrated on the third January of the month each year.

Presidential Inauguration Day

Third Tuesday in January in year of presidential transition.

:. February

Chinese New Year events in DC's Chinatown

Black History Month

Check Smithsonian for related events all month

DC Fashion Week

Semi-annual event - runway shows and networking parties around DC including an evening event at the French Embassy.

Lincoln's Birthday

Gettysburg Address reading at the Lincoln Memorial

George Washington's Birthday Parade

website also lists other events related to Washington's Birthday

:. March

DC Independent Film Festival


Taste of the Nation

Top chefs provide food and auction items for charity.

Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Annual Smithsonian Kite Festival

on the Washington Monument Grounds

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Around Town by WETA-TV

WETA Around Town offers Washington-area art, film, music, theater, and walking tour reviews. See these segments video/audio segments online, on WETA, or download the podcasts. reviews within several genres.
Photo of Dupont Circle

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Broiled Oysters for Brunch at Acadiana

Weekend Brunch in DC

Books on the White House

Books on U.S. Presidents

Volatility Estimates for Stocks

Stocks at 52 Week Low

What's Cool

Mojito photo

Making mojitos at home

DC Streets - a photo blog

The streets of DC are full of life, energy, protest, despair, contradiction, passion and pessimism. Offers up little snippets: interesting pictures, observations, and descriptions. No point, except that it's all here.

Bohemian Caverns ( photo) Jazz and Belgian Ale at Bohemian Caverns

Movies set in DC

Featured reviews

Neyla in Georgetown

Morton's Steakhouse

Prime Rib Steakhouse

PF Chang's China Bistro

Five Guys Burgers

Electronics review: BlackBerry 7130e

Buffalo sculpture on the Dumbarton Bridge (Q Street) connecting Dupont Circle and Georgetown, created by Alexander Phimister Proctor ( photo)

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