View of the North West quadrant, Washington DC  

Life in DC: A Handbook for Newcomers

Get acclimated to life in DC!

Are you new to DC or moving here soon? Check out this handbook on Life in DC with great tips on where to live, what to do, and how to get around. While the city is growing and changing rapidly, this booklet, produced in 2012, has information that could help you get acclimated to your new life in Washington DC. You can also read a BBC article about how DC has evolved over the past half century from America's "murder capital" into America's "coolest city"...well at least according to a recent Forbes article.