From working as a volunteer to walking along the oldest continuously operating market in the U.S., here are a few recommendations from Urban Sustainability Lab Director, Blair A. Ruble, published originally in the Washington Post.

Hometown D.C.: America’s Secret Music City

By: Blair A. Ruble In his memoir Music Is My Mistress, Duke Ellington fondly recalled whiling away the days of his youth at Holliday’s poolroom in Washington, DC. Holliday’s, Ellington wrote, “was not a normal, neighborhood-type poolroom.  It was the high spot of billiard parlors…Guys from all walks of life seemed to converge there:  school … More Hometown D.C.: America’s Secret Music City