If you prefer an energetic atmosphere, then U Street is worth checking out. The shops are fun, and the restaurants make you feel at home with their hearty and soulful menus. If you love live music, especially jazz, you’ve come to the right place and will soon discover locals can’t get enough of this section of the city that stays up late and embraces the nightlife.
Beyond the energetic vibe of U Street, you’ll also find many historical aspects that have contributed to the rich history of art and music like the Howard and Lincoln theaters. Black culture is celebrated proudly, and U Street embraces the heritage that has been a key ingredient in keeping this part of the city funky and fun.