Washington DC

From Radical Reference Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
Revision as of 18:43, 23 February 2007
220.226.63.254 (Talk | contribs)

← Previous diff
Current revision
Radref (Talk | contribs)
Reverted edit of 203.162.27.90, changed back to last version by Radref
Line 13: Line 13:
[http://www.wmata.com/ Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority] - Includes a Trip Planner. Type in your departure and arrival addresses and WMATA will tell you the best way to get there using buses or metro. [http://www.wmata.com/ Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority] - Includes a Trip Planner. Type in your departure and arrival addresses and WMATA will tell you the best way to get there using buses or metro.
 +
 +Also try [http://www.hopstop.com/ hopstop] for finding directions and public transportation alternatives.
===Free wireless hotspots=== ===Free wireless hotspots===
 +*Breakwell's Coffee and Tea - 900 M Street NW (Directly across from the Convention Center)
*[http://www.busboysandpoets.com/ Busboys & Poets] - 2021 14th Street NW *[http://www.busboysandpoets.com/ Busboys & Poets] - 2021 14th Street NW
*[http://www.dupontwireless.com/faq.htm Dupont Circle Hotzone] - Dupont Circle itself (ie, the park area in the middle of the traffic circle) *[http://www.dupontwireless.com/faq.htm Dupont Circle Hotzone] - Dupont Circle itself (ie, the park area in the middle of the traffic circle)
Line 55: Line 58:
===Coffee (no Starbucks please!!)=== ===Coffee (no Starbucks please!!)===
 +*Breakwell's Coffee and Tea - 900 M St, NW (Directly across the street from the Convention Center)
*Java House - 1645 Q Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 *Java House - 1645 Q Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
*[http://mochahut.com/ Mocha Hut] - 1301 U St. NW *[http://mochahut.com/ Mocha Hut] - 1301 U St. NW
Line 63: Line 67:
==Libraries== ==Libraries==
 +*[http://www.dclibrary.org DC Public Libraries] - MLK Branch (Central Library) - 901 G Street NW
*[http://www.loc.gov Library of Congress] - 101 Independence Ave, SE *[http://www.loc.gov Library of Congress] - 101 Independence Ave, SE
*[http://www.provisionslibrary.org/ Provisions Library]: Resources for Arts and Social Change - 1611 Connecticut Ave. NW *[http://www.provisionslibrary.org/ Provisions Library]: Resources for Arts and Social Change - 1611 Connecticut Ave. NW
==Bookstores and Infoshops== ==Bookstores and Infoshops==
 +*[http://www.dcinfoshop.org/ Brian MacKenzie Infoshop] - 1426 9th Street NW
*[http://www.busboysandpoets.com/books.htm Busboys and Poets Books] - 2021 14th St NW *[http://www.busboysandpoets.com/books.htm Busboys and Poets Books] - 2021 14th St NW
-*[http://www.candidasworldofbooks.com/ Candida's World of Books] - 1541 14th St NW+*[http://www.candidasworldofbooks.com/ Candida's World of Books] - 1541 14th St NW - Travel Books
*[http://www.chaptersliterary.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Chapters: A Literary Bookstore] - 445 11th St NW *[http://www.chaptersliterary.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Chapters: A Literary Bookstore] - 445 11th St NW
 +*Franz Bader Bookstore - 1911 I St. NW - Art & Architecture Books
*[http://www.abebooks.com/home/idletime/ Idle Time Books] - 2467 18th St NW *[http://www.abebooks.com/home/idletime/ Idle Time Books] - 2467 18th St NW
*[http://www.kramers.com/ Kramerbooks] - 1517 Connecticut Ave NW *[http://www.kramers.com/ Kramerbooks] - 1517 Connecticut Ave NW
-*[http://www.lambdarising.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Lambda Rising] - 1625 Connecticut Ave NW+*[http://www.lambdarising.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Lambda Rising] - 1625 Connecticut Ave NW - LGBT Books
*[http://www.politics-prose.com/ Politics and Prose] - 5015 Connecticut Ave NW *[http://www.politics-prose.com/ Politics and Prose] - 5015 Connecticut Ave NW
*[http://www.secondstorybooks.com/ Second Story Books] - 2000 P St NW *[http://www.secondstorybooks.com/ Second Story Books] - 2000 P St NW
-*[http://www.dcinfoshop.org/ Brian MacKenzie Infoshop] - 1426 9th Street NW 
==Things to see and do== ==Things to see and do==
===Museums=== ===Museums===
 +*[http://www.afroamcivilwar.org/ African American Civil War Museum] - 1200 U St NW, Free Admission
*[http://beadmuseumdc.org/ Bead Museum] - 400 7th St NW, Free Admission *[http://beadmuseumdc.org/ Bead Museum] - 400 7th St NW, Free Admission
*[http://www.corcoran.org/ Corcoran Gallery of Art] - 500 17th Street, NW, $8 *[http://www.corcoran.org/ Corcoran Gallery of Art] - 500 17th Street, NW, $8
Line 100: Line 107:
*[http://www.textilemuseum.org/ Textile Museum] - 2320 S St NW, Free Admission *[http://www.textilemuseum.org/ Textile Museum] - 2320 S St NW, Free Admission
*[http://www.ushmm.org/ United States Holocaust Memorial Museum] - 14th St between Independence Ave and C St SW, Admission is free but timed entry passes are required. These can be acquired at the museum the morning of, or in advance at Tickets.com, where you will have to pay the $1.75 service fee. *[http://www.ushmm.org/ United States Holocaust Memorial Museum] - 14th St between Independence Ave and C St SW, Admission is free but timed entry passes are required. These can be acquired at the museum the morning of, or in advance at Tickets.com, where you will have to pay the $1.75 service fee.
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
- 
<div style="display:none"> <div style="display:none">
-[l_sp_28]+stop spamming this site!!!
-[http://loans.web-log.nl/mijn_weblog/files/ntplo.htm No Telecheck Payday Loan]+
-[http://loans.web-log.nl/mijn_weblog/files/gewso.htm Ge Water Softener]+
-[http://loans.web-log.nl/mijn_weblog/files/bhfl.htm Bruce Hardwood Floor]+
</div> </div>

Current revision

We're starting the travel page for ALA Annual 2007 in Washington DC. Below is a rough skeleton of a document. Feel free to add sections.


Contents

Travel/Getting around DC/Logistics

ALA Conference site

Maps

Google Maps

Public transportation

StationMasters Online - A guide to Metrorail station neighborhoods.

Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority - Includes a Trip Planner. Type in your departure and arrival addresses and WMATA will tell you the best way to get there using buses or metro.

Also try hopstop for finding directions and public transportation alternatives.

Free wireless hotspots

Hotels

American Youth Hostel International - 1009 11th Street NW. $32/night ($3 discount if you are a member). Dormitory style hostel. Wheelchair-accessible. Breakfast included.

International Guest House - 1441 Kennedy St NW. $30/night. Mennonite-run. No private rooms/baths. Must be able to use stairs. Breakfast included.

William Penn House - 515 East Capitol St. SE. $40/night. Quaker-run. No private rooms/baths. Must be able to use stairs. Breakfast included.

Restaurants


Vegetarian/Vegan restaurants

Coffee (no Starbucks please!!)

  • Breakwell's Coffee and Tea - 900 M St, NW (Directly across the street from the Convention Center)
  • Java House - 1645 Q Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Mocha Hut - 1301 U St. NW
  • Murky Coffee - 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
  • Soho Tea & Coffee - 2150 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Sparky's Cafe - 1720 14th Street, NW
  • Steam Cafe - 1700 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

Libraries

Bookstores and Infoshops

Things to see and do

Museums


stop spamming this site!!!