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1. Slugging: The driver actually has to take on two passengers to use the HOV lane.  
2. beltway: Interstate Highway 495  
3. Mixing Bowl: The Springfield interchange where highways 495/395/95 all meet.  
1. Booeymonger: A sandwich shop known for offering a wide variety of weird sandwiches (as well as the old standards) at excellent p...  
2. Lucky Bar: A locally beloved dive bar on Connecticut Avenue.  
3. Gordon Biersch Microbrewery: A downtown spot that specializes in German beers.  
1. Adams Morgan: An arty, bohemian neighborhood where young artists are commissioned to paint murals on otherwise ordinary brick fac...  
2. Georgetown: The area of Washington D.C. that predated the capital, originally a Native American settlement and now a historic a...  
3. Embassy Row: The area of D.C. with the primary concentration of international embassies, along northwest Massachusetts Avenue.  
1. Beer Summit: On July 30th, 2009, Harvard professor Robert Louis Gates and Cambridge police officer James Crowley had a private d...  
2. Watergate: The infamous riverfront hotel complex that was a central figure in--and the namesake of--Nixon's political scandal ...  
3. Cherry Blossom Festival: A springtime event to commemorate Japanese-American relations.  
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