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Your ultimate guide to Washington, DC

Discover the best things to do, restaurants, hotels and nightlife in Washington, D.C.

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Where to eat in Washington, DC

Top vegan eateries in DC

Top vegan eateries in DC

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Where to drink in Washington, DC

The most awesome bars in all of DC

From fabulously gimmicky destinations (including a "cocktail lab" by José Andrés) to ultra-old-school haunts shaking up solid classic drinks.

13 great wine bars in DC

Get merry on sherry, swap recommendations with a master sommelier or unwind with a few bottles.

Where to stay in Washington, DC

Get out and explore Washington, DC

The best music stores in DC

Whether looking to expand your vinyl collection, learn how to play a new instrument or find that record you've been humming.

Where to go shopping in DC

Washingtonians aren’t exactly known for flamboyant style—something you realize after moving to DC—but that doesn’t mean we lack fashion...

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Latest film reviews

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies

Steven Spielberg is on quiet but masterly form for this spy tale starring a greatly endearing Tom Hanks

Private Property

Private Property

Domestic relations are reduced to a matter of Euros and cents in Joachim Lafosse’s superb, barb-filled...

Still Life

Still Life

Ironies abound in the latest by China’s greatest contemporary cinematic chronicler Jia Zhangke: There’s...

One Day You'll Understand

One Day You'll Understand

“You mustn’t forget, but you can’t undo what’s done.” So goes the mission statement of One Day You’ll...

Silent Light

Silent Light

There are some directors whose films burn with a passion for composition and the precise movement of...

Shoot the Piano Player

Shoot the Piano Player

Often overlooked, Truffaut’s wonderful second film—sandwiched between art-house evergreens The Four...

Che

Che

The first thing to say about this monumental achievement from the American director Steven Soderbergh is...