Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.
Named after a traffic circle at its core, the neighborhood is a D.C. nightlife enclave. But it’s also awash in eclectic amenities: embassies, eateries, museums and historic homes.
Businesses include the Carlyle Suites Hotel, Fit Personal Training, Keegan Theater and a home-and-office organizing store.
“No matter what time of day, there’s always people walking around,” says Erika Sanchez, manager of Teaism, a restaurant that offers “cuisines of tea.” “We’re located in a section surrounded by townhouses with families across the street. Up the street, at the corner of Connecticut Avenue [and R Street NW], you hit the busy music stores, clothing stores, other restaurants.”
Spot: The circle
Within two blocks: Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, Buffalo Billiards, Emerson Preparatory School, Pizzeria Paradiso, Dupont Circle Metro station and Oasis Deli and Grocery
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