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Washington DC Bars & Nightlife

DC's nightlife is vibrant and offers a wide range of bars, clubs and art venues. From the upscale martini bar where you can spot politicos and DC's power crowd to the hole in the wall dive to its sophisticated art scene, DC has something for everyone.

DC Improv
Washington, D.C., isn’t exactly known as being a funny city. But luckily there’s the DC Improv to bring some laughs to the nation’s capital. The DC Improv is a small comedy club and restaurant that has drawn some of the biggest names in comedy since 1992, including Dave Chapelle, Jim Breuer, Kevin Nealon, and Tommy Davidson.

La Tasca Restaurant
La Tasca is a Spanish tapas restaurant and bar in Washington across the street from the Verizon Center. It’s also around the corner from the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of Crime & Punishment, and the International Spy Museum.

There’s Mexican food and there’s Mexican food. Oyamel Cocina Mexicana is real authentic Mexican food in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington. The restaurant also has a unique and interesting decor, modeled after the modern urban atmosphere of Mexico City.

Ceiba Restaurant
Ceiba is one of those Washington restaurants that’s close to the main attractions like the White House and the National Mall, and offers a great meal and environment to rehash the day’s events.

National Harbor
The National Harbor in suburban Maryland is a fun waterfront destination for shops, restaurants, live music and other fun stuff.

Best View in D.C.: Point of View rooftop bar
One place to catch a high-level view of Washington’s skyline is Point of View, a rooftop bar with a sweeping vista of Washington’s iconic sites.

Best New Year’s Eve events for Washington visitors
Nearly every entertainment venue in Washington will be hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration to ring in 2011. Here’s a rundown of what might be some of the best events for visitors celebrating New Year Eve in D.C.

Wolf Trap National Park For the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is located in Vienna, VA about 30-40 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. Learn about performances, concertns, musical events.

A Review of the Helix Lounge in Washington, DC
The swanky Helix Lounge, located near Washington, DC's Logan Circle, is a popular bar to grab a drink and kick-back and relax after a long day of visiting all the sights of DC. If you are looking for a place to perch and people watch, Helix Lounge will not disappoint.

Fly Lounge in Washington, DC
Fly Lounge located in Washington, DC is an upscale club.

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