Shopping

Antiques in Adams Morgan

Brass Knob

This unique two-floor shop sells 'rescues' from old buildings: fixtures, lamps, tiles, mantelpieces and mirrors. The store's raison d'être, though, is the doorknob: brass, wooden, glass, elaborate, polished and anti…
Vintage in Adams Morgan

Meeps

There's this girl you know: extremely stylish and never seems to have a brand name on her body. Now, picture her wardrobe. Mod dresses, cowboy shirts, suede jackets, beaded purses, leather boots, Jackie O sunglasses…
Books in Adams Morgan

Idle Time Books

Three creaky floors are stuffed with secondhand literature and nonfiction, including one of the best secondhand political and history collections in the city. Its sci-fi, sports and humor sections are top-notch, and…
Shoes in Adams Morgan

Fleet Feet

Shoes for every sporting activity are on sale at this outlet of the national chain, and the personalized service ensures your feet get what they need. The store hosts free runs at 9am Sunday; they're typically 5 mil…
Arts & Crafts in Adams Morgan

Tibet Shop

This long, narrow shop bursts with colorful, quality wares amid the sweet smell of incense. Singing bowls, chunky beads, prayer flags, carved masks, flowy skirts and heaps more items from the Himalayan homeland stoc…
Music in Adams Morgan

Smash!

There's a punk-rock vibe to this small shop. In addition to a solid selection of vinyl (covering mostly classic and indie rock and soul), Smash! sells used and new CDs, punky T-shirts, Doc Martens and secondhand clo…
Market in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan Farmers Market

On Saturday mornings the Adams Morgan Farmers Market pops up for a few brief hours. Join locals filling their reusable bags with produce, eggs, cheese, honey and cider from nearby small farms.
Clothing in Adams Morgan

Commonwealth

With a purely hip-hop aesthetic, Commonwealth sells one-of-a-kind sneakers, graphic T-shirts, hoodies and other street fashion. This is where rappers, DJs and NBA players get their look.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Adams Morgan

B&K Convenience Store

B&K is primarily a pipe shop, one of the most famed among the city's stoner set. All of the glassware is, of course, to be used for tobacco smoking. Incense, energy drinks and junk-food snacks round out the head…