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A Few of MJ’s Favorite Things in Washington, DC

As you know, MrsMJ and I relocated to Atlanta from Washington, DC last fall. I lived in the DC area for 12 years, and in the city of DC itself for 5 years. MrsMJ went to college in DC and has spent more time than me there. We are really enjoying Atlanta, but our Nation’s Capital is a great place, and I enjoy going back from time to time. Last week I was in Washington on business, and experienced a lot of reminders of why I like DC so much. The opportunity to attend the Freddie Awards popped up a couple of weeks ago, and I was able to extend my business trip at my expense and stay two additional…

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Renaissance Washington DC Downtown

I just completed a 2-night business stay at the Renaissance Washington DC at 999 9th St NW. The hotel is an easy walk from the Gallery Place Metro station or a reasonably priced cab ride from DCA. It sits between the Convention Center and Gallery Place stations, but having tried both stops, I found Gallery Place to be the easiest for getting to the hotel IF you don’t mind the crowds around that area. In this case, traveling with 2 associates, we arrived at the hotel via cab where we were immediately greeted by bell staff. No need for assistance, but having bell staff greet you immediately is one of the marks of a quality hotel in my book. Check…

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