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Posted: Aug 23, 2012 5:34 pm
Hello Goner Board,

I am vacationing in DC in October and we have more than enough to do during the day, but wondered what bars to hit and where to check out shows??

Any Washington insiders here?? Any suggestion is much appreciated! Thank you!
Posted: Aug 23, 2012 5:53 pm
Me too! Not really vacationing -- there on work. Would love to hear suggestions though.
Posted: Aug 23, 2012 6:00 pm
My parents took a historical tour of DC on segways a couple years back. They said it was a blast. It's like 15 people rollin down the streets I segways at once all rollin mob style.
Posted: Aug 30, 2012 5:44 pm
Black Cat is usually great - http://www.blackcatdc.com/
(saw Louie & MM there last Thanksgiving.....)....

DC9 is too - http://www.dcnine.com/

The Velvet Lounge - http://www.velvetloungedc.com/calendar.html

Red Palace - http://redpalacedc.com/events/

For bigger stuff, there is always 9:30 Club - http://www.930.com/

Great Ethiopian food over in Adam's Morgan.....
Everybody has their "favorite place", but I still like Meskerem - http://meskeremethiopianrestaurantdc.com/

*The neighborhood is fun to walk around in, too.

Pick up a City Paper - http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/
and check that out.......

Maybe you can find a good Go-Go show to shake it at.

As for segway tours, can't speak to that.......sorry. dtrain's folks seem to give it the Thumb's Up, though!
Posted: Aug 30, 2012 8:21 pm
sweet. thank you, DJ HWY 7.
Posted: Aug 30, 2012 8:25 pm
and segeway tours...mmmm...segways always seem to make people look a little tool-ish to me - maybe cos that's i always associate them with Gob. sorry, dtrain's folks.

they're probably really fun.
Posted: Aug 30, 2012 9:19 pm
Noooooooooo- don't do a segway tour. All the people driving by will laugh and point.
Posted: Aug 31, 2012 12:07 am
i laughed and pointed in chicago, i think my quote was not as long as i have bloody stumps
Posted: Aug 31, 2012 7:25 am
For plain old drinking, Dodge City near 9th and U is good, as is Pharmacy Bar in Adams Morgan. Dodge City has good DJs upstairs and a nice patio.
Posted: Aug 31, 2012 10:38 am
i laughed and pointed in chicago

I chuckled, but I didn't point in Miami Airport. They were cops after all. No reason to give them an excuse for a beating.
Posted: Aug 31, 2012 10:41 am
Jay, does the Fox and Hounds still exist/ or is still good any good any more? Used to frequent that place quite a bit back in the day.
Posted: Aug 31, 2012 3:42 pm
does the Fox and Hounds still exist/ or is still good any good any more? Used to frequent that place quite a bit back in the day.

leftpeg ~ It appears to still exist.....but I've never been there....


Stephanie ~ Check that out and let leftpeg know!
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