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Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Beyond the Front Gates: Exploring Nearby Neighborhoods

Eclectic Food Culture Entices Diners Across the District Food served out of a truck. Bottomless mimosas before noon. Innovative ethnic cuisine. Kitchens bursting with creativity. These scenarios describe not a culinary utopia but rather the food scene of our nation’s capital. Outside the front gates, extraordinary and student-friendly meals await.[Read More…]

by November 17, 2018 0 comments Student Guide Special Issue, The Guide
Dupont Circle: Knowledge, Art and Diplomacy Meet at the District’s Cultural Crossroads

Dupont Circle: Knowledge, Art and Diplomacy Meet at the District’s Cultural Crossroads

Located at the intersection between Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire avenues is one of the most famous traffic circles in Washington, D.C.: Dupont Circle. The grassy park in the center of the roundabout is adorned with a stunning fountain that honors the area’s namesake, Samuel Francis Dupont, an admiral in[Read More…]

Bowser Addresses Citizens’ Rodent Concerns in Dupont Rat Walk

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) led a demonstration in Dupont Circle to address the concerns of Washington, D.C. residents surrounding the city’s growing rodent and vermin population Monday. The walk, which attracted about 100 participants, was one in a series of “results walks,” in which Bowser, local leaders and agency officials[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News
KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA
The D.C. Council is considering a bill to create a new office to liaison between between the Office of the Mayor and nightlife businesses.

DC Council Considers Office to Oversee Nightlife

A proposal to create a Washington, D.C. Office of Nightlife to liaison between the mayor’s office and late night businesses is currently under D.C. Council review Councilmember Brandon T. Todd (D-Ward 4), joined by Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large) Oct. 3, proposed the new office which would manage business relations[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
TAIL UP GOAT
Serving exquisite dishes that blend Mediterranean and Caribbean cuisine, Tail Up Goat is the latest venture from the team behind the acclaimed Greek restaurant Komi.

Cuisines Collide in DC’s Latest ‘It’ Restaurant

★★★★★  A modern bistro that serves Mediterranean and Caribbean cuisine, Adams Morgan restaurant Tail Up Goat has been making waves in the District. Owners Bill Jensen, Jill Tyler and chef Jon Sybert are all alumni of Komi, the acclaimed Greek restaurant in Dupont Circle that is highly frequented and adored[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
NAZCA MOCHICA 
Nazca Mochica offers its diners an engaging atmosphere with an intriguing layout and attentive staff, contributing to a unique Peruvian dining experience.

A Peek Into a Peruvian Palette

★★★★☆ The latest addition to Washington, D.C.’s wide array of ethnic eateries, Nazca Mochica is conveniently located just two blocks from Dupont Circle on P Street, specializing in a contemporary version of authentic Peruvian fare. Serving a selection of dishes rooted in Peruvian cuisine with a modern twist, the restaurant[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
LUPITA HUMBERT/ THE HOYA
Little Sesame takes pride not only in preparation, but also in presentation.

Little Sesame Carves Out a Niche in Dupont

★★★★☆ Over the past few years, D.C. has seen an abundance of new restaurants specializing in hummus. Fast-casual hummus pop-up joint Little Sesame hopped onto the bandwagon recently, opening earlier this month on 18th Street near Dupont Circle. Located in the basement of DGS Delicatessen, a well-known Jewish deli, the[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 1 comment Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
ILLUSTRATION BY JESUS RODRIGUEZ /THE HOYA
The new McDonough Bus Turnaround is the off- and on-loading point for four GUTS lines; the campus plan-dictated change has increased commute and wait times for students and workers, including an approximate doubling  in time of the Dupont Circle loop.

GUTS Lines Rerouting Draws Ire

The permanent rerouting of four Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle lines has resulted in longer waiting times and mixed responses from riders, as the McDonough Bus Turnaround opened yesterday. As per the 2010 Campus Plan, in which the university agreed to lessen noise and traffic congestion in the surrounding neighborhood, the[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

The BEACH Moves to Dupont Circle

The BEACH, a summer installation of 650,000 translucent plastic balls at the National Building Museum in the District was moved to Dupont Underground for a second installation and art competition Sept. 7. Designed by architecture collective Snarkitecture, the BEACH was open at the NBM July 4 to Sept. 7. The[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Inside D.C.’s Farmers’ Markets

Inside D.C.’s Farmers’ Markets

On any given Wednesday afternoon during the school year, you can find me stopped at the Georgetown University Farmers’ Market sampling the fresh fruit and vegetables and waiting anxiously in line for my non-Leo’s lunch. Going to the farmers’ market became a weekly ritual that I always looked forward to.[Read More…]

by July 19, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide