Washington, D.C. Nightlife

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Busboys and Poets Review

Part eatery, part bookstore, and part event space, this popular local hangout draws a diverse crowd and hosts a wide range of entertainment, from poetry open mikes to music to guest authors and activist speakers. The name is an homage to Langston Hughes, who worked as a busboy in D.C. before becoming a famous poet. This original location is open until 2 am on weekends—there's another downtown (at 1025 5th St. NW), as well as outposts in Maryland and Virginia.

Updated: 05-22-2014

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