14 things to love about Washington

David Beard

- Washington Post

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People ask me all the time what’s to love in “This Town.” Here are a few things I tell them: 
 
1. Walking in the footsteps of giants
2. Occasional goofiness, even in the White House
3. A strange fascination with pandas
4. The backward running man
5. Free museums!
6. A talent for making romance kind of geeky
7. Cherry blossoms
8. Bikes, bikes everywhere
9. Sunrises, sunsets (amid monuments)
10. A certain smart-alecky resilience
11. Majestic walks to work
12. The passion people bring
13. Open city
14. The latest: The way ‘This Town’ cares about a little snowy owl