This post 1st appeared in The DCist
Let's be real: There are quite a few chain stores in D.C. From the dozens of Starbucks to the downtown mammoths with big names, shopping local isn't always easy or even an option
As some little guys and institutions have been pushed out of D.C. in recent years, some notable exceptions still stand after decades. Here are 11 more classic Washington stores that DCist writers love.
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