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Best Of D.C. For 2013: Places, Things And Stuff We Think Are Great In The Nation's Capital (PHOTOS)

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16:  U.S. President Barack Obama holds up a hoagie he purchased after visiting Taylor Gourmet, a sandwic
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: U.S. President Barack Obama holds up a hoagie he purchased after visiting Taylor Gourmet, a sandwich restaurant, May 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama is urging Congress to act on his 'To Do List,' specifically highlighting the need to invest in small businesses and to stimulate new hiring. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON -- If you live "outside the Beltway," literally or figuratively, there's a lot to dislike about the nation's capital. Politicians routinely trash and disparage D.C.

Granted, there's a lot to frown upon in D.C., from the stubborn fiscal cliff showdown to the ethical cloud that hangs low over local D.C. politicians.

But all that negativity can overshadow the numerous wonderful things about living in D.C. As we say goodbye to 2012 and look forward to what 2013 will bring, here are a few of the things in D.C. we think are cool, great or wonderful ...

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Things To Love About D.C. In 2013
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