A landmark in the city, the Eastern Market is a bustling marketplace where one can find everything from hats and scarves to decorations, photographs, poultry, produce, fruits and vegetables. A hub of activity, it is centered around a historical building that used to be the site of the old market. Today, the market has overflowed onto the roadside as well, with vendors displaying their goods to daily shoppers. On Saturdays there are often events and cultural performances here along with a flourishing flea market.
The founders of this delightful clothing boutique named it after their pets and the story is still crazy about animals. From the water bowl out front to the dog biscuits on the counter, Sherman Pickey is a pet-friendly store where you can find top fashion. This store caters to both men and women's clothing needs, including brands like Vineyard Vines, Skirtin' Around, Vilebrequin and Lacoste. You can also find coordinating accessories for your pet! So what are you waiting for? Come by to pamper yourself and your pet too!
Escape a few miles north outside of the hectic district and beltway and relax at the stylish, trendy, and quaint Bethesda Row. Choose from a wide variety of over 30 international restaurants including Irish, Thai, American, Asian, Spanish, Mediterranean, and American for a nice outdoor lunch or dinner. Enjoy desserts at specialty shops such as Dolcezza Gelato or Sweetgreen. There are plenty of new boutiques and stores to please all types of shoppers. Bethesda Row also holds many events such as Movie Nights and art fairs.
Shops at Georgetown Park is a pleasant place to do some window shopping or go for a full-on shopping spree. This shopping center has a plethora of great stores as well as independent boutiques that are perfect for finding something special and unique. If you get hungry stop by the food court for a bite to eat. This shopping center is especially beautiful when it's lit up during the holidays.
Located in upscale Northwest Washington, this definitely does not fit into the definition of a typical mall. Small and to the point, this collection of ritzy shops is anchored by Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Names like those say it all—if you intend to shop here you'll only find the best in high end merchandise. The mall also has a movie theater that shows the latest box office hits in comfortable surroundings.
Mall In Columbia is a shopping experience with something for everyone, including Lord & Taylor and Nordstrom's department stores, Crabtree & Evelyn, Eddie Bauer and GameStop. The AMC Theaters, food court, and restaurants including Champ's, PF Chang's, and Pizzeria Uno provide a relaxing respite from shopping when you need it.