This month meet Ashley, a Jet-Setter living in D.C.
Tell us about how you ended up in D.C. and how long you've been there.
I had a job opportunity within the DMV area and decided to purse a city that would offer a well balance work and social life for young professionals.
What are your favorite D.C. hotspots?
Alero's on U Street (Mexican Cuisine) - Alero's is a local D.C. Meixcan restaurant located on U Street. It provides great food and entertainment for all ethnic groups and ages.
Ben's Next Door - Ben's Next Door is a local restaurant and bar which is also located on U Street. It has a nice atmosphere for dining with friends and meeting local singles. Ben's Next Door offers a variety of foods with big flavors, that ranges in their brunch to dinner selections.
Next door to Ben's Next Door, is Ben's Chili's Bowl, where one can savor up for the best chili hot dogs in the nation's capital.
Georgetown Cupcakes - Georgetown Cupcakes are made with the finest ingredients, some of which are imported from around the world. These designer cupcakes are raved about in the media and on TLC's network.
**Jet-Setter Tip: Order cupcakes 24 hours in advance to avoid the long line of tourists and locals. http://www.georgetowncupcake.com/
Other Good Eats: Clyde's (American), La Vapiano (Italian), Matchbox (American),
Ben's Next Door - See above
The Park - If you are looking for a hot club in town, The Park at Fourteenth is at the top ofthe list of options. The Park provides a classy atmosphere for hour happy, dining, and dancing. The DJs are always on their A game and play the hottest hits in the music industry.
Indulj - Great spot for being entertained by live music. If you are into GoGo music, Friday nights are typically a good night to be at Indulj.
Bar 7 - Urban atmosphere with latest hits played by the top DJs in the area. Even though small in size, Bar 7 will bring about a good time!
Pentagon City Mall - Arlington, VA
Tyson's Corner I & II -Mclean, VA
M Street - Washington DC
Local D.C. Boutiques -
Smithsonians Museums - With over 15 ., these museums and the National Zoo are free and open every day of the year except December 25. http://www.si.edu/Museums
-National Aquarium, Washington, D.C.
-The White House
-The National Mall - Attractions on the National Mall: The National Monument, Lincoln Memorial, & World War II Memorial
The National Harbor - Shopping and dining are the major attractions at the National Harbor. There are also opportunities to explore in a few water activities such as peddling and boating.