Union Station Plaza
This grassy space with a large fountain cascade spreads in front of Union Station. The area is also known as Columbus Circle, since the...
The District lacks a specific monument and museum to the women’s rights movement, but it does have this historic house – headquarters of...
DC's main rail and bus hub, a 1907 beaux arts beauty designed by Daniel Burnham, is an eye popper. The Grand Concourse is patterned...
The best pizza on the Hill is served Chicago style (deep crust) and pleasantly greasy. It’s almost next door to the right-wing Heritage...
107 D St NE · interesting places nearby
The Monocle’s food – very American, surf-and-turf-type stuff – is generally good, occasionally great, sometimes disappointing. But people don’t come here to eat so much as to celebrity spot, and seeing as this good ol’ boys’ club is just behind the Capitol, your chances of seeing Senator Smith aren’t bad.
The dark bar and the walls help drive home the fact that it is a politicians’ place first and foremost; note the quotes (‘If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog’).