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The Hill Gets Happy at Trusty’s in Washington, DC

February 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Capitol Hill has long been enamored of the happy hour, that golden time at the end of the work day when ties get loosened and snacks and libations take the edge off partisan stress. Yet happy hours in the immediate neighborhood tend to be of the… (more)
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There’s Nothing Ordinary about Smith Commons in Washington, DC

January 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Though it may have a typical name, there’s nothing common about Smith Commons in Washington, DC. Not to be confused with other average Joe bars on H Street, this gastropub stands out for its variety of excellent food paired with seemingly endless drinking and seating options.… (more)
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Get Fluent in Tacos and Tequila at El Centro D.F. in Washington, DC

November 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Back in school, we took Spanish class because we loved everything about Latin culture−the food, the music, and especially the margaritas−but we had a little difficulty getting past the subjunctive. Luckily, at El Centro D.F. near Washington, DC’s impossibly hip U Street neighborhood, we don’t need… (more)
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Stop and Smell the Rosé at Veritas Wine Bar in Washington, DC

October 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – In sophisticated cities like Washington, DC, the neighborhood wine bar is becoming as ubiquitous as the corner coffee house. Wine bars are not only the consummate date spot, but also chic gathering points for friends and coworkers. Whether it’s date night, girls’ night out, or happy… (more)
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The Hunt: Best Happy Hours to Attend with Coworkers

October 17, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re dishing out our favorite places to grab an after-work drink with your office mates. So if you’re celebrating your team’s successes or just… (more)
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The Hunt – Happy Hour Venues

May 3, 2012

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be in at that time. We wanted to share with you, our readers, some of our finds from around the world. This week, we wanted to… (more)
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Friday Finds: Austin during SXSW

March 9, 2012

Whether you’re in Austin for the kickoff of South by Southwest (SXSW) this year, or just in town trying to survive the SXSW crowds, here’s the latest on what’s going on and where to go this week: Did someone say tacos? Frommers recommends the Best Tacos in Austin: 9 Texas… (more)