Life in the City

Once you've settled in as a DC (or VA or MD) resident, what are you going to do with your free time?  Here are some local guides to help you plan your time.

Local media entertainment guides

Washington Post Friday’s Weekend Section is a staple for DC resident’s looking for something to do with their two precious days off.

Washington City Paper Less traditional print-media-gone-online guide to what's happening.

Washingtonian Magazine Articles and features about living in the DC area, including restaurant and art reviews, real estate, residents, and events.



Blogs for visitors and the cognoscenti

The DC Traveler Provides tips and trips for both visitors and residents.

DC City Blog Bills itself as “...  an insider’s guide on places to go and things to do in DC, written by people who live and breathe the city.”

DCist DCist’s Facebook pages says it’s “… a website about the Washington, DC area and everything that happens there. That means news and events, restaurants and nightlife, happenings, goings-on and observations.”

Brightest Young Things Hipster site for DC things to do and know.



Social & Volunteer Networks

Professionals in the City  “...a socializing and networking organization that offers professionals in major cities an opportunity to unwind, have fun, and meet people who share their interests outside of the workplace.”

Single Volunteers DC SVDC is "a great place to meet new people and help the community at the same time!"

Spotlight Item: Local Restaurants

Local Restaurants

Tonic is located on the GW campus at the old Quigleys Pharmacy building at 21st & G Streets.

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