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The Best Washington DC Instagram Accounts You Don't Know About (Until Now)

Washington DC Capitol Building

We know there are some big accounts out there that every Washingtonian follows. I'm sure there are some great people behind those large accounts too (maybe even teams of people in some cases). 

Personally, we always look for the more personable smaller accounts. People who have passion for what they do no matter how large their following. On top of that, these accounts are amazing. 

Also, we will be adding to this list and featuring more accounts in the future. So if you think you know of an account that should be included, let us know!

 

Washington DC Instagram Account

Andy - @acr27b

Do you love sunsets over the capital and unique (mostly) selfie free shots at all your favorite spots in the city. We can't recommend her feed enough.

 Washington DC Coffee shops

Caffeinatethecapital - @caffeinatethecapital

 

Do you love Coffee? Do you live in or plan to visit Washington DC? Well this is for you! Plus, if you miss Obama at all the profile picture is of Obama drinking coffee. Oh nostalgia. 

Washington DC city streets photos

SeeDCloveDC @seedclovedc - Every little place in DC. That's how I describe this account. It just happens the photos are great too.

 

 

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The holidays are coming...

 

The holidays are coming and we aren’t making the same mistake we made last year. Last year, we ran on the premise that we should just let our shirts sell down so we don't carry too much stock over to the next year. To some degree it worked. We sold out of most of our shirts and we had very little stock going into 2016. Great, right?

The problem is we also had emails that went something like, “Hey, I really want that cool Washington DC shirt to give as a gift for my [brother, husband, sister or wife]. People tweeted us, “Why are you sold out of everything.”

So that’s not happening again this year. All summer we have been stocking up just for the final two months of the year. So hopefully you find a Washington DC or Virginia gift for Christmas. If not, we tried.

If you are looking for some unique Washington DC gifts or Virginia t-shirts here is where you can find most things on our site or our etsy shop.

Washington DC themed t-shirts

Virginia t-Shirts

Most of out DC baby tees and our short sleeve DC sunset Flag Onesie

Washington DC kids shirt

We also have a few Virginia Kids tees

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Washington DC Folk Music Festival

We came across the Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival through one of the guys in Peyote Pilgrim when they posted this picture with the drummer wearing our Sunset Flag Tee. (You see him back there)

DC Folk Music

Festival looks like it has a pretty good lineup...plus it's for a good cause. So check it out!

Kingman Island Folk Festival

 

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The 5 People You'll Hate On The D.C. Metro

If you've ever ridden on the D.C. Metro, then you know the struggle. Hence the reason for a Twitter account called Unsuck DC Metro. Between delays and overcrowded trains the experience can often be described as miserable. And that doesn't even take into account some of the people you'll find on the train.
Our buddy Jason Carlos (@jlos_ on Twitter) put together the video above with 5 people you'll see -- and hate -- on the Metro. Check it out. I'm sure you can relate, we've all been there. And make sure to Subscribe to his youtube channel for other funny videos like this gem
If you've got other "metro people" you hate to run into on the train, let us know in the comments below!
And if you are feeling the DC Sunset Flag Shirt in the video, you can grab one here.
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Sneaker Con DMV October 4th

If you happened to miss Sneaker Con when they were here in April, you are in luck. The "world's biggest sneaker show" is returning to the DMV on October 4th and well be held at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex in Hyattsville, Maryland.
And this time around, we aren't going to miss it either. Sneekis will be in attendance and have a booth set up along with 200+ other local vendors.
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We Made A Hat!

Well... we finally made our first hat! Its something we've been wanting to do for some time now and something our fans have been asking for too. To be honest, we just didn't know where to start and who to ask. Designing and making a hat is totally different than making a T-shirt  and its something we just didn't have any experience with. 

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Barracks Row Street Festival September 27th

Looking for something fun and different to do on Saturday the 27th? Come check out the Fall Festival at Barracks Row on Capitol Hill.

If you've never been to their Fall Festival then you will be joining us as fellow rookies since this will be our first year in attendance. We're excited to be part of the festivities this year and will have a booth set up with many other local companies.

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The DC Football Flag Tee

Our DC Football Flag is pumped and ready to go this season! Are you?

Check out all the color variations:

Gold DC Football Flag

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Check Out Some Of The Baby Animals At The National Zoo

National Zoo
Whether you are a child or an adult, nature lover or animal lover, the Smithsonian National Zoo in DC is always a great place to go for a fun trip. And if you are a fan of cute, baby animals, then you are definitely in luck.
There have been 155 baby animals born at the zoo in the past year. Here are a few pictures of the cutest ones.
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BIG Things In DC

The BIG maze is only open until September 1st, so if you haven't done so yet, be sure to make your way to the National Building Museum before its gone. In the meantime check out this super cool time lapse video of the construction process. 

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