• April 17, 2017 - mh9868a

    Annotated Bibliography 9 & 10

    DCCA. “Upcoming Events.” Dupont Circle Citizens Association, Jan. 2011, Accessed 17 Apr. 2017. On their upcoming events page, the Dupont Circle Citizens Association lists all of the Dupont Circle community events happening each month. Although the calendar may seem trivial, it is in fact an important part of the Dupont community because it shows the […]

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  • I was walking down Connecticut Avenue near Dupont Circle when I came across a stationary and book-binding shop called JenniBick Custom Journals. I walked around a bit and as I was leaving I noticed a sign on the front window. The shop has won a Best of DC award from the Washington City Paper. I […]

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  • I went to Dupont Circle on  a warm Friday afternoon. Because it was warm outside, I thought there would be a lot of people hanging out around the fountain. On the contrary, the park around fountain was not busy at all. A few couples were walking around, and some students were working on their laptops, […]

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  • All along the streets of Dupont Circle are regular city trash cans*. However, when I looked closer, I saw there was a message on the cans. The message said “Keep the Streets Golden.” The advertisement is for the Golden Triangle, which is the main business area in DC. The purpose of this campaign is to […]

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  • When leaving the park in Dupont Circle, there is a large street that is lined with businesses. The image is a look down Massachusetts Avenue, which stretches all the way down to AU. Mass Ave near Dupont Circle is lined with small, local businesses and restaurants. The buildings on this street look very similar to […]

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  • While I was walking around in Dupont Circle I noticed several of the  blue landmark signs I usually see downtown. I know that Dupont Circle is close to downtown DC, but I did not know that the blue landmark signs were there. The signs are meant to show visitors where certain historic landmarks are. These […]

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  • The last time I went to Dupont Circle there was a man outside the Metro station playing an instrument. I took a video because I thought the musician was an interesting part of Dupont. Initially, I was surprised because I was not expecting it. The music sounded sad, but it was still nice to hear […]

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  • For several decades Dupont Circle has been an epicenter for the  LGBT+ community in Washington, DC. There are many gay bars and nightclubs in the neighborhood. However, some of the most popular events held in Dupont Circle every year are the Capital Pride Parade and the High Heel Race. The Capital Pride Parade is held […]

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  • The Dupont Circle location of The Burger Joint (BGR) was built in 2009 in an old townhome which is now the property of PNC bank. PNC Bank purchased an entire row of townhomes on Connecticut Avenue, including the current BGR townhome, for commercial use. First, it established a branch of its bank and leased retail […]

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  • Dupont Circle has its own weekly newspaper that circulates around the community. The newspaper mostly focuses on local issues, but it does cover some city wide news.  The Current Newspaper company, founded in 1967 by Davis Kennedy, also has issues for Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, and Chevy Chase/Northwest. According to the Current website, Dupont Circle is […]

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