Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle Much more than just a traffic circle. On February 25, 1882, Congress renamed the circle to "Dupont Circle", and authorized a memorial statue of Samuel Francis Du Pont, in recognition of his service as a rear admiral during the Civil War.

The statue, sculpted by Launt Thompson, was erected in 1884, and the circle was landscaped with exotic flowers and ornamental trees. In 1921, the current double-tiered white marble fountain replaced the statue. Daniel Chester French and architect Henry Bacon, the co-creators of the Lincoln Memorial, designed the fountain, which features carvings of three classical figures symbolizing the sea, the stars and the wind on the fountain's shaft.

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08/30/2012

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PINK JAMS *THIS FRIDAY*, August 28 - 6-9pm, come to Dupont Circle’s Current Lounge for the Pink Jams Launch Party, to be...
08/26/2009
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PINK JAMS *THIS FRIDAY*, August 28 - 6-9pm, come to Dupont Circle’s Current Lounge for the Pink Jams Launch Party, to benefit the Avon Breast Cancer Walk. Hosted by Current, Remy Martin, City Shop Girl, K Street Kate, Dining in DC, and The Scene Bisnow. http://www.pinkjamsdc.com/

Saturday, August 1, from 7:30pm - 10pm at Hudson Restaurant and Lounge. 2030 M. Street, NW The Inaugural Street Soccer U...
07/23/2009
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Saturday, August 1, from 7:30pm - 10pm at Hudson Restaurant and Lounge. 2030 M. Street, NW The Inaugural Street Soccer USA Sports for Social Change Awards Dinner and Auction Join Ted and Lynn Leonsis, Mark Ein, Kenneth Cole, Jean and Steve Case, and many others, including 160 players, to honor philanthropists, athletes and advocates of sports for social change.

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07/22/2009
Going Out Gurus - New Destinations for Wine, Beer and Margaritas

Pizzeria Paradiso has finally set an opening date for its new, larger restaurant at 2003 P St. NW, steps away from its current Dupont Circle location. Diners will get their first glance on Aug. 17 and beer lovers can expect 12 draft beers, a cask engine for English-style ales and about 150 different bottles or "as much beer as I can fit," says Birreria beer expert Greg Jasgur.

In August, a new wine bar called Room 11 opens in Columbia Heights and Pizzeria Paradiso expands to a new space that will mimic its popular Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown. Meanwhile, Surfside is finally allowed to serve drinks on its Glover Park rooftop deck.

07/07/2009
The Phillips Collection - A Modern Art Museum in Washington, DC

Phillips after 5 - First Thursday of every month, 5-8:30 p.m. A lively mix of jazz performances, food and drink, gallery talks, films and more. Included in admission; cash bar.

The Phillips Collection, a private modern art museum located in the heart of Washington, DC, see a visitors guide to the Phillips Collection in the Dupont Circle neighborhood.

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07/07/2009
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Girls are free all night long, but guys will want to get there by 11 p.m. to avoid high cover charges.

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