14 Things Longtime Washingtonians Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

Washingtonians have a little bit of a negative reputation in the country. We’ve been accused of being rude, elitist and out of touch. But we want you to know that those are just stereotypes and that DC is a great place to live and Washingtonians are fun people. But if you do want to move here, we made a list of 14 things lifelong Washingtonians for newcomers to know.

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So if you do move to DC, we want you to know that while it might be hard in the beginning, it really is one of the best cities in the world.