We Heart D.C. — Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should, Too

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    At this point, we're pretty much wearing our D.C. love on our sleeves — we dig the local shops, the bucket-list-worthy restaurants, the homegrown design talent, the creative community…the list goes on. When we landed here in October, we told you why we have a big fat crush on this city, and now we've handpicked eight amazing reasons to keep that feeling alive in 2012. We've got super-cool concerts, rad new date spots, chic bloggers to style-stalk, and a local vintage scene that is blowing up — and that's just the half of it. Here's the scoop on why we're loving this town even more than we did last year.

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