Two authors, 50 days of incity research, 15 detailed maps, innumerable half-smokes eaten. Dedicated Politics chapter reveals what makes the capital city tick. Expanded Eating chapter lets you taste everything from Chesapeake Bay crabs to Salvadoran pupusas. Toss a Frisbee in the shadows of the founding fathers on America's front lawn, view cutting-edge art in a former munitions factory, drink beers while practicing your putt in a bar that doubles as a minigolf course, chow down on curry served from a van full of would-be circus ringleaders...Thompson Boat Center (Map p72; %202-333-9543; www.thompsonboatcenter. com; 2900 Virginia Ave NW; watercraft ... East Potomac Park (Map pp78a9; %202 -554-7660; Ohio Dr SW; 18 holes weekday/weekend $26/30, 9 holes from $9/12; hdawn-dusk; mSmithsonian) A bit scrubby, with three courses. ... You should also try Craigslist (www.craigslist.com), which serves as an online scalping service.
|Author||:||Adam Karlin, Regis St. Louis|
|Publisher||:||Lonely Planet - 2010|