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Named for the fog that sometimes gathers near the Potomac River, Foggy Bottom is home to George Washington University’s main campus. It is a major cultural destination with the renowned Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the DAR Constitution Hall (another performance venue) and the more intimate concert venue of Lisner Auditorium on the George Washington Campus.

The historic Watergate complex is located here, and along with its condominiums and offices, there are a several mid-rise apartments and single-family homes, many of which are also historic. Government buildings, such as the Main Interior Building and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, are also found here, as are the World Bank Building and Corcoran Gallery of Art.

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The Melrose Georgetown Hotel

2430 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

Featuring the courtly elegance of an executive mansion, the Melrose Hotel is a distinguished choice for discriminating travelers. This baronial, luxury hotel is situated in an upscale area just one block from Georgetown and steps from the White House. H

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Barber Shop Chronicles

Saturday, November 30, 2019 • 8:00pm

Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

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Barber Shop Chronicles

Thursday, November 28, 2019 • 8:00pm

Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

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Hotel Lombardy

2019 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20006

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Residence Inn Washington, Dc/foggy Bottom

801 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

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Barber Shop Chronicles

Sunday, December 1, 2019 • 2:00pm

Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

Bars

Kaz Sushi Bistro

1915 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006

Kaz Sushi Bistro is D.C.’s top spot for sushi. The sushi at Kaz Okochi’s Foggy Bottom restaurant is impeccable but it’s the intricate, east-west dishes like nigiri of toro dabbed with plum-wine-poached foie gras, octopus ceviche and mussels topped with a

Movies

Kennedy Center

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC 20566

The Kennedy Center houses five theaters including the homes of the National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra. If you can't score tickets, daytime tours are available.

Hotels

One Washington Circle Hotel

1 Washington Circle NW, Washington, DC 20037

A stylish Washington DC hotel, One Washington Circle sets itself apart with chic accommodations and a jazzy, down-to-earth appeal in the heart of vibrant Georgetown.

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Courtyard Washington Embassy Row By Marriott

1600 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

With gorgeously appointed guestrooms, state-of-the-art amenities, a heated indoor pool and spa and a highly acclaimed restaurant, the Courtyard by Marriott Embassy Row is an excellent choice for all guests. Located on Scott Circle in the heart of downtown

Arts

Art Museum of the Americas

201 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas

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Barber Shop Chronicles

Friday, November 29, 2019 • 8:00pm

Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

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