Cathy Alter

Cathy Alter is an author, a contributing editor to Washingtonian magazine, a frequent lecturer/speaker, a graduate school writing teacher, a reluctant blogger, a horrible texter, and a diehard antiquer. She’s the co-author of the anthology Crush: Writers Reflect on Love, Longing and the Power of Their First Celebrity Crush.

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7 Sweetly Romantic Date Night Spots In Washington DC

1. Go shopping (and maybe get engaged) in historic Georgetown. It may not be the Via Condotti, but Historic Georgetown has some pretty fantastic shopping, with stores like Anthropologie, All Saints and Madewell lining its quaint, cobblestone streets.