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111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss
Step away from the traditional highlights of the city of innovators, great benefactors, artists, Presidents and hucksters to discover innumerable interesting and unknown sites, artifacts and other treats in Washington, DC. Visit places that are unknown and hiding in plain sight, that may go unnoticed or simply be unknown, whether to a visitor or a long-time resident.
Come play a round of miniature golf among the cherry trees. Buy original art works out of a vintage cigarette machine. Catch a show at one of the refurbished theaters where Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington used to gig. Commune with the Godfather of Go-Go music in his memorial park. Get away from the tourists and peace out by walking a labyrinth alongside the Potomac River. Try an American Indian salad made of obscure root vegetables in a café called "Let's Eat."
By Andrea Seiger
111 Places in Baltimore That You Must Not Miss
The ultimate insider's guide to Baltimore, fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs•Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides•Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 170 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide•Appeals to both the local market (nearly 3 million people call Baltimore home) and the tourist market nearly 25 million people visit Baltimore every year!)There is possibly no city in the United States as misunderstood as Baltimore, and yet there are few that can match it in majesty. One of the oldest Great Cities of America, Baltimore is profoundly rich in history and culture. But its character is not only derived from its past: Charm City's present and future belong to the thousands of artists and innovators who call it home. Baltimore is full of adventure and surprises. You'll visit the site of one of the most notorious scenes in cinematic history, and a candy shop that birthed a legendary R&B group. You'll hear music performed by future classical music stars, grab a bite at the last old-fashioned Polish smokehouse on the East Coast, and spend a day on a street art scavenger hunt. You will find 111 hidden places in Baltimore, whether it is your first time visiting or your 20th time, and even if you have been here for a lifetime. The city is yours to discover.
By Allison Robicelli
Photographs By John Dean
Emons Publishers, 2018
Paperback, 240 pages
5.5 x 0.8 x 8.1 inches
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