Discover the 14th Street corridor. One of the Districts hottest and trendiest spots to live, shop and play.
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Plant lovers, rejoice! Little Leaf is the place for you – get lost in the flora and fauna lining the walls of this urban jungle, and convince yourself that you will be the best plant parent ever as you peruse the plethora of plant offerings including tiny air plants and succulents, as well as larger greenery like bird of paradise, fiddle fig, and monstera. Knowledgeable staff will help you pick out the plant that’s best for you. Little Leaf also offers a selection of handmade goods, including cards and artwork from local artists. 1401 S St NW, Washington, DC 20009
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Hunting for that extra special “statement piece” for your new apartment? Check out Miss Pixie’s – a haven for “pickers” looking for antique furniture, glassware, and artwork with character. Unlike garage sales, the price is the price, so don’t expect to haggle your way to a bottom dollar deal. But DO expect to walk away with a miniature Tiffany’s style desk lamp and an antique mahogany side-table that you just couldn’t resist. If you can’t carry it home, don’t fret – Miss Pixie’s also has an excellent in-house delivery service. 1626 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Craving mom’s spaghetti? The Meatball Shop might be new in the District but it’s taking on an old classic – spaghetti and meatballs. With a cozy yet modern diner-esque interior and a full bar, it’s no wonder that crowds have started to gather. The inventive menu includes six totally new takes on the classic meatball (like the crave-worthy buffalo chicken ball) that will keep you coming back for more. The Meatball Shop is quickly making a name for itself amidst the hustle and bustle of 14th St. 1720 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
A typical haunt for locals, Barcelona Wine Bar is the ideal place to enjoy a glass of wine or an expertly mixed cocktail after work. With one of the earliest happy hours along the 14th Street corridor, guests can sample tapas-style small plates for under $20 from 2:00 - 6:00pm on Thursdays and Fridays. 1622 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Dine at Stephen Starr's Le Diplomate and you may think you’ve stumbled upon a Parisian café in Saint-Germain-des-Prés – with wait-staff dressed to impress, Le Diplomate does not disappoint. The atmosphere is ritzy and sophisticated, perfect for a celebratory evening or a particularly fancy brunch. Sidle up to the polished brass and marble bar for a spicy bloody Mary, and don’t leave without trying their French Onion soup, topped with crispy, gooey cheese. The menu includes traditional Americana dishes and French classics, but you can’t go wrong with their “Burger Américain” (consistently in the running for best burger in DC). 1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009