Welcome to Brunette à Bicyclettea collection of thoughts, photos, and videos; my digital scrapbook of the people and places I’ve come to love, wherever I happen to be (currently, that’s Washington, DC).
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If you visit Washington for just a short time, you might only see the National Mall, the Smithsonian, and tourists with American flag sweatshirts and white tennis shoes schlepping through it all. Others might think of motorcades, suits, and K St. lobbyists. Or maybe high crime rates, or the terrorist-fighting CIA officers in Homeland. Sure, all of that has at least some sliver of reality in it, but the city has so much more to offer and there’s a lot more to the District that most tourists don’t get to. When I found out I’d be moving to the District, I thought it’d be a good place to go to law school — and it was — but I ended up enjoying the city itself much more than I thought I would. Visiting Z here over the holidays and revisiting some of my favorite places inspired this little walk down memory lane. So, here are some of my top picks for things to do in Washington, in no particular order. And, after you’ve worked up an appetite doing these things, stay tuned for What I like about the District (Part II) for my recs for eating and drinking. Continue reading