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Even with all its ups and downs, 2012 was a pretty amazing year — especially if you're lucky enough to count yourself a DMV resident. Just think back on all the awesome new stores, restos, and bars that opened; the inspiring, world-class art events that took place; and the quirky, nowhere-but-here occasions that make the nation's capital feel truly special.
Since we're feeling a little nostalgic these days (an extra serving of eggnog will do that to ya), we've decided to relive our favorite memories, highlighting what we think made D.C. a truly amazing place to live. From top-notch shopping to cultural swagger to, yes, even football, here's what made our year rock.
I’ve always wanted a poodle. In the realm of pooches, poodles reign supreme — they’re regal, beautiful, and always look impossibly chic (despite the fact that they prance around in the nude). Unfortunately, my landlord doesn't allow pets. But, designers like Phillip Lim and Rachel Comey are sneaking the furry friends read
We’ve all been there: You've stayed up way too late working, partying, binge-watching — basically, anything other than sleeping — only to wake with a face that looks the exact opposite of fresh.
When life gets in the way of solid snooze time, the first place it shows is on your dial for everybody to see and, read