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Lori Grisham's Go Indie Blog
Lori Grisham was born in the D.C. area and grew up craving good food. (Proof: baby photos with sausage-link arms.) By day she works in the NPR Ombudsman office and at J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism. By night (and also by day), she scours the D.C. scene for the best places to grab a bite and support her local, independent retailer.
29 Jun 2011
DC-3
DC-3 features hot dogs of all types, most of them for the reasonable price of $4.49.

01 Jun 2011
Dating Mr. Games, or How I Learned to Love Cards
On a hot summer day, few things are better than a glass of lemonade, a good game and nice company.

01 May 2011
Eat Locally with Farm to City Produce
It can be tough to find fresh food in the city (and sometimes we do settle for the convenience of the corner store) but there are several ways to enjoy local summer produce.

08 Apr 2011
Palouse: Small Wonder, Big Heart
This little town in Washington is down-right delightful.

05 Apr 2011
Peregrine Espresso
Say hello to Eastern Market's go-to coffee shop!

28 Mar 2011
Cafe Berlin
Cafe Berlin serves traditional German cuisine including classic favorites like apple strudel and Black Forest cake.

25 Feb 2011
Black Cat
Check out this hopping music venue with two stages and a bar. They specialize in indie, punk, alternative, and experimental music.

21 Feb 2011
Banana Cafe & Piano Bar
Great Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican food.

16 Feb 2011
Eastern Market
D.C.'s oldest continually operated market is much more exciting than a trip to your average grocery store.

04 Feb 2011
Tranquil Space
Unwind at Tranquil Space, a yoga studio and spa, located in Dupont Circle.

04 Feb 2011
Lincoln Theater
The Lincoln Theatre, located in the historic U Street neighborhood, brings musicians and cultural events to Washington, D.C.

04 Feb 2011
GALA Hispanic Theatre
GALA Hispanic Theatre, the National Center for Latino Arts, has been around since 1979 and produces performances in both English and Spanish.

04 Feb 2011
National Postal Museum
The National Postal Museum pays tribute to the service that delivers mail (in rain, sleet or snow!) to your doorstep.

04 Feb 2011
Meridian Hill Park
Meridian Hill Park features a cascade fountain, statues and a Neoclassical design. The 12 acre park was completed in 1936.

04 Feb 2011
Tabletop
Find the perfect gift at Tabletop, a gift shop and design store located in Dupont Circle.

04 Feb 2011
The Phillips Collection
This modern art museum has brilliant work and offers a more intimate experience than some of the larger galleries.

04 Feb 2011
Riverby Books
A used bookstore located just a few blocks from the Capitol building with reasonable prices and an extensive selection.

26 Jan 2011
Masa 14 Restaurant
Masa 14 serves Latin-Asian fusion food. The plates are tapas style and shareable.