Gender Zoo Shakes Up Clarendon Dating Scene

The dating scene just got a little tamer thanks to the introduction of the smartphone app Gender Zoo.

Say it’s a typical Saturday night and you’re headed to the Clarendon Ballrom for a night on the town. If you’re like much of the metro-area population, you’re probably going to meet up with friends and maybe, just maybe, if you’re lucky, talk to someone you find attractive and interesting who has potential date-ability.

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Hiking and Biking and Trekking for Lions and Tigers and Bears

While most metro-area residents avoid taking their cars to work and opt for public transportation, John Davis takes things a step further, and for good cause.

Since February, Davis, a conservationist and co-founder of the Wildlands Network, has been making his way from the Florida Keys to Washington, D.C., snaking his way through national parks, mountain trails, waterways and roads. He’s hiked, biked and paddled through everything from wetlands to prairies to pine forests. This week he was pleasantly surprised to find the many bike paths leading into the district. He passed through Georgetown on Thursday.

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Harvesting Farmers’ Markets

As the localized food movement picks up steam, city dwellers have to get creative in order to jump on board. Luckily, the D.C. region is fairly ahead of the curve when it comes to one component that provides fresh, local produce – the farmers’ market.

These markets are so prolific both inside and just outside the district that even tiny Georgetown has two of its own – the Georgetown Farmers Market and the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers’ Market.

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