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-Kate Greene, Showroom Director
ARTIST ON THE WALL
Meet the Neighbours
Maketto1351 H Street NE
This communal marketplace boasts a photogenic courtyard that is perfect for co-working. Cambodian cuisine and creative collaboration served piping hot.
Chaia Taco3207 Grace Street NW
There is nothing we don’t like about the idea of “farm to taco.” After gaining popularity at farmer’s markets all around the city, Chaia settled into a historic carriage house in Georgetown.
Peregrine Espresso1718 14th Street NW
A perfect morning is a pour over at Peregrine Espresso and a good book (enjoyed sans wifi) in a sunny window.
Table903 N Street NW
Nestled close to Blagden Alley in the heart of Shaw, Table is the coziest spot for a country-style French meal. Keep your eyes peeled for their pop up “Family Meals” – an opportunity to rub elbows with the chef and restaurant staff.
Hälsa655 Michigan Avenue NE
Halsa? is Swedish for health. It is also synonymous for ridiculously delicious, globally-inspired, locally-sourced and fast healthy food. Pay them (and their rooster) a visit in Brookland.
2 Birds 1 Stone
2 Birds 1 Stone1800 14th Street NW
Tucked around a corner and down some stairs, this cocktail spot has a speakeasy vibe and a rotating, hand drawn menu. One thing, however, stays the same – the infamously ambiguous Punch of the Day.
Dolcezza Gelato1418 14th Street NW
Don’t let the name fool you – this local spot has a strong coffee game. Combine the best of both worlds with an Indonesian Vanilla Bean affogato enjoyed at the counter.
Jrink Juicery1228 Blagden Alley NW
Jrink Juicery is with us on that whole “Time is Precious” thing – they call themselves a fresh-pressed solution for the life-pressed.
Salt and Sundry
Salt and Sundry1309 5th Street NE
Salt and Sundry boasts the most gloriously curated selection of home goods, trinkets, and, well, sundries, from owner Amanda McClements.
Off the Beaten Track
Off the Beaten Track2414 Doublas Street NE
The warehouse space that houses Off the Beaten Track was once a post office and a train station. Now, it’s home to a vintage furniture showroom and an artist collective.
52 O Street Studios
52 O Street Studios52 O Street NW
52 O Street Studios only holds Open Studios twice a year. In the meantime, link up with DeNada Design, Locale, or Native Danger via email to get a peek inside this historic artists workspace – and get your hands on the latest and greatest locally made stuff.
Union Market1309 5th Street NE
Union Market is an open-air market and the perfect spot to scoop up some epicurean goods. On a nice day, foodies can break into their goodies in the sunny outdoor seating.
Great Falls9200 Old Dominion Drive, McLean, VA
Sometimes the hustle and bustle of the city can get to you. Cruise over to this awe-inspiring outdoor spot with the windows down and go chase those waterfalls.
Black Cat1811 14th Street
The Black Cat is a historical cornerstone of D.C. punk rock. You gain serious street cred when you have seen a popular indie act play a show there before they hit it big.
Blagden Alley-Naylor Court Historic District
Blagden Alley-Naylor Court Historic DistrictBounded b y 9th, 10th, M and O Street, NW
Blagden Alley is explorer-friendly with a historic, rich community vibe. Check out Craig Nelsen’s mosaics and a Kelly Towles mural.
Capital BikeShareVarious Locations
There’s nothing like a late afternoon joyride. A day key is $10, but 24 hours worth of cruising around the city on two wheels is priceless. Check the map to find the closest bike.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library901 G Street NW
Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the windows are to die for. Extra bonus – the DC Public Library Foundation has paired up with A Creative DC to hold co-working events once a month.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden700 Independence Avenue SW
If you’re looking for modern heavy hitters from Picasso to Pollack, the Hirshhorn is a must. Don’t forget to stroll through the sculpture garden.
National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery8th Street and F Street NW
The National Portrait Gallery is connected to the Smithsonian American Art Museum by the Kogod Courtyard. Look up the photogenic geometric ceiling makes the perfect Instagram shot.
Monroe Street Market Arts Walk
Monroe Street Market Arts Walk716 Monroe Street NE
This cobblestoned arts walk in Brookland is dripping with inspiration. Local artists rent out tiny studio spaces with big windows for peeking in.