Store Hours
Monday: 11:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-7:00pm

Politics and Prose recently relocated to 610 Water Street SW. Visit the new bookstore!

Politics and Prose is a unique-to-DC, independent bookstore and community gathering place. The store features a wide assortment of books, stationary, and gift items, and well as an inviting space with regular author events, book signings, and classes.

Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given on the waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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Do It All on the Waterfront

Whether you like to be on the Potomac or prefer the sparkling views from land, The Wharf offers ample things to do and ways to enjoy the water. Dine in one of our fabulous restaurants. Browse our shops. Or join us during one of our festivals. Take a look at our upcoming events to plan your next visit.

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