Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center
The hunched figure of the Lone Sailor, warding off the wind with his flipped-up pea coat, is an oft-overlooked memorial in the city....
FDR Memorial Stone
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt didn’t want a grand memorial like the one that's now on the Mall. He reportedly said, ‘If any...
National Law Enforcement Memorial Visitors Center
Located a few blocks from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, the visitor center houses a small shop and a couple of...
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Woolly Mammoth is the edgiest of DC’s experimental groups. Assuming the show is not a sell-out, $15 ‘stampede’ seats are available at...
Red Apron Butchery
Red Apron makes a helluva breakfast sandwich. Plop into one of the comfy booths and wrap your lips around the ricotta, honey and...
633 Pennsylvania Ave SE · interesting places nearby
Old-school Italian with just the right touches of modern embellishment, Locanda is lush. The menu isn’t particularly challenging – if you’ve ever had a nice Italian night out, you know what to expect – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t good. These may be small pasta plates (more Italian than Italian-American, which always tries to suffocate you in penne), but there’s an inverse quality–quantity equation at play. The menu shifts with the seasons; we remember a wild-mushroom gemelli from spring 2009 that seemed to sum up the season on our taste buds.