African American Civil War Museum
Set in an old schoolhouse behind the African American Civll War Memorial, the museum makes the point that for some, the Civil War was...
African American Civil War Memorial
Standing at the center of a granite plaza, this bronze memorial depicting rifle-bearing troops is DC’s first major art piece by black...
The atmosphere is low-key, and Nellie’s is a good place to hunker down among a friendly crowd for toothsome bar bites (including...
In the small ethnic enclave on 9th St sometimes called ‘Little Ethiopia’, Etete serves authentic and high-quality food – fiery yebeg wat...
1940 9th St NW · interesting places nearby
DC9 is as intimate as DC’s live music venues get, and about as divey as well. Not that we’re complaining; there’s always a good edge on in this spot. Up-and-coming local bands, with an emphasis on indie rockers, play most nights of the week; when the live music finishes (often around 11pm) DJs keep the place going until about 3am.
On the 2nd floor, zodiac murals and diner booths set the mellow mood; downstairs you’ll find a narrow shotgun bar that’s often packed wall to wall. There's also a rooftop where folks gather to chill and drink.