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but the benches are tired, the pavement needs replacing/repair, and the whole circle is full of homeless people.
We need to find better options for them, and some maintenance of the area will make it better for everyone
Dupont circle is a great area to visit while in DC. You can metro downtown or spend lots of time search for parking depending on the day. Lots of great restaurants and landmarks to visit while down there.
Dupont Circle is nice enough in itself. As its name implies, it honors a Dupont - no not the Dupont of gunpowder and industrial chemicals fame, but his nephew, Samuel Francis Dupont, a rear admiral during the Civil War who achieved great accolades for his...More
Dupont Circle itself is property of the National Park Service, and NPS rules apply. Dogs are allowed (and welcome), must be leashed, and owners must pick up after them. But note there are plenty of squirrels and rats for... More
Dupont Circle itself is property of the National Park Service, and NPS rules apply. Dogs are allowed (and welcome), must be leashed, and owners must pick up after them. But note there are plenty of squirrels and rats for dogs to chase. The neighborhood is quite dog friendly, and there's a great dog park at New Hampshire and S Streets, three blocks from Dupont Circle.
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