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    Meet Meredith Raimondi

    Name: Meredith Raimondi

    From: Minnesota

    In DC: Since 2005

    Neighborhood: Navy Yard

    Instagram: @teetotalingDC

    Website: Teetotaling DC

    Q: What does being booze-free mean to you?

    A: The booze-free lifestyle is one I embrace because I am happier and healthier. In DC, it can be challenging to find resources and events, but I've been working hard to create and publicize inclusive events and options.

    Q: What do you love most about DC?

    A: I love everything about DC. I love trying new restaurants and meeting people. I enjoy taking advantage of all this city has to offer.

    E A T

    Top 3 restaurants in DC

    Le Diplomate Shilling Canning Company St. Anselm

    Fave ice cream/gelato

    Ice Cream Jubilee in Navy Yard is my favorite!

    Fave DC-area food bloggers Laura Hayes Jessica Sidman Fritz Hahn

    D R I N K

    Top three places to get zero-proof cocktails Hazel Bresca American Son

    Fave coffee and/or tea shops

    Slipstream in Navy Yard -- and Little Pearl

    P L A Y

    Fave music venue 9:30 Club

    The Anthem Songbyrd

    Best booze-free date idea Mocktails at Dram and Grain followed by dinner at The Imperial

    Top museum or art gallery pick National Gallery of Art

    Fave #madeinDC brand

    Handmade Habitat

    Most quintessential DC pastime

    I love talking politics!

    R E N E W

    Fave nature spot in the DC area Anacostia Riverwalk Trail

    Fave nature getaway within 2 hours of DC Shenandoah for sure!

    Fave fitness option Flywheel (Lauren Cedarstorm is the best!) and Yoga NoMa

    Fave wellness/woo/substance-free community or thing to do Eaton Wellness Moon Circles (2x/ month), hosted by Latela Curatorial