The neighborhoods of the Upper Northwest rank among the nation's most wealthy and privileged. There are big attractions, including the outstanding National Zoo, the massive National Cathedral, American University, upscale shopping in Friendship Heights (Chevy Chase), and several nice wining and dining strips, which serve as good alternatives to more frenzied and chaotic Adams Morgan and crowded and traffic-congested Georgetown.
Glover Park is the section of the Upper Northwest closest to downtown—just north of Georgetown, and has the bulk of the area's nightlife, which serves as a slightly older and less raucous complement to its collegiate neighbor to the south. Woodley Park has a strip with restaurants and bars and is also home to the big sights: the National Zoo and the National Cathedral.
Cleveland Park most notably, but also Van Ness and Tenleytown to the north along Wisconsin and Connecticut Ave have popular commercial strips with restaurants, bars, and small stores. And in the ...
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By Rachel Cooper, About.com Guide
Each year a parade is held in Chinatown in Washington, DC to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event features the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, Kung Fu demonstrations and live musical entertainment. Enjoy these pictures of the annual lunar celebration!
Date and Time: Febuary 10, 2013. 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Chinatown - on H Street, NW, Washington, DC between 6th and 8th Streets.
The parade winds around the adjoining streets. A good place to view the parade is along 7th St.
The closest Metro station is Gallery Place/Chinatown
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