Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Politics & Prose is one of DC's best-loved independent bookstores. Fortunately for parents, they also have a fabulous children's section, complete with a secret cubbyhole under the stairs for s...
Location: 2254B Hunters Woods Plaza, Reston, VA
The At Play Cafe is a coffee shop with a supervised play area for preschoolers. The play area is fully enclosed by a half wall so parents can still keep an eye on their kids from any seat in th...
Location: 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA
Jammin' Java is a music venue presenting local, regional, and nationally touring acts seven nights a week, as well as a variety of popular children's concerts daily, Monday-Friday, with special...
Location: 2300 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA
The community oriented St. Elmo's Coffee Pub features coffees - mostly organic - from around the world, tea, juice, soda, pastries and cereal, sandwiches, soups, and salads. There are board gam...
Location: 1370 Park Road, NW, Washington, DC
Sticky Fingers Bakery turns out some of the most delicious cinnamon sticky buns I've ever eaten. And the best part is, all its products are 100% vegan, dairy/lactose free, egg free, cholesterol...
Location: 1400 Irving Street, NW, Washington, DC
Tynan Coffee & Tea is like an upgraded coffee shop, offering spacious, comfy seating and a pretty solid menu of breakfast items (don't miss the waffles!), sandwiches, and salads in addition to ...
Location: 3221 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW, Washington, DC
A Mt. Pleasant fixture since 1922, Heller's is a treat for the tummy. In addition to fresh bread, Heller's produces delicious pastries, cakes, pies, and cookies. And if you want something a bit...
Location: 709 West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA
Stacy's Coffee Parlor offers breakfast and lunch (including a kid's PB&J for $1.50) in addition to a full menu of coffe and tea, and hosts music, kid's activities, book clubs, fundraisers, and ...
Location: 1062 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC
Snap is a delightful find in the heart of Georgetown. Serving an unusual combination of French crêpes, Indian chaat, fish and chips, okonomiyaki, and Asian bubble tea, the menu has something fo...
Location: 2021 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Busboys and Poets offers a restaurant, performing space, and bookstore all rolled into one hip, diverse package. The bookstore is run by the non-profit organization, Teaching for Change, so th...
Location: 4251 S. Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA
Location: 4911 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria, VA
Cameron Perks is a community coffee house offering great coffee and tea, yummy baked goods and other treats, plus local art displays and live performances.
Location: 4523 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Stop by Robeks Fruit Smoothies for fresh fruit smoothies, juices, wraps, and salads.
Location: 201 F Street, NE, Washington, DC
Ebenezers Coffeehouse serves fair trade coffee with a cause. It is owned and operated by National Community Church and all profits go towards community outreach projects. In addition to great c...
Location: 1400 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
How do those folks at Caribou get the kids' cocoa to just the right temperature? There's no waiting, no whining; just chocolatey goodness. And because you don't have to spend time coolin...