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Hotel Washington entrance

If you've lived in D.C. for a while, you'll remember the good old days when the W Hotel was actually Hotel Washington, the historic and storied hotel near the White House. I remember having quite ...

D. Mullany's Saloon at 14th and E St. NW in 1913

We haven't done a good "Three Things ..." post in a while, so here's one listing three old saloons in Washington. We dug through the old newspaper archives and came across a classified listing ...

Swearing in of Dwight Davis as Assistant Secretary of War on March 5th, 1923

We thought it would be interesting to do a little research on old members of the Cabinet and see where they used to live. Below we dug up some stories about three Secretaries of War and where they use...

Maybe it's a little surprising that we haven't yet done anything on the CIA headquarters at Langley ... so, it's about time we give you some great trivia on their headquarters. 1. Who designed it and...

The Dresden at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW

We noticed last week that there were a few searches on our site for The Dresden, that beautiful building at 2126 Connecticut Ave. NW. The building is a step back into old Washington, when grand ap...

Ghost Dog is hard at work, surfing the web

Ghost Dog is back! She's been a little lazy this summer, not really adding much to the blog, but this time, she's sharing three of her favorite DC-related blogs. 1. Greater Greater Washington Da...

McKinley Tech

We received the following tweet the other day from GoDCer @HaroldPettigrew, and thought it was a good idea to dig up some stories on McKinley Tech. https://twitter.com/HaroldPettigrew/status/367279...

Warren Buffett

Here's a quick post to fill you with a little trivia. A short list of three people that you probably didn't know were born in the District. Not only that, but this is a bizarre collection of three com...

The Mayflower Hotel

Source: Library of Congress The "Grande Dame of Washington" has seen so much history that it's difficult to do a post listing just three bit of trivia. Nevertheless, the building that has seen ...

Frager's Hardware

We love and support Frager's and were so devastated when the place burned down. We have full faith that the business will reopen and continue to serve Capitol Hill residents for their hardware needs. ...

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