The historic food market serving D.C. from the Capitol Hill neighborhood, Eastern Market is one of the COOLEST places in the city. Part full food market, part local farmer’s market, occasional flea market (Sundays are the biggest day for this), part art show, part craft fair, antiques, imported goods, occasional live music, usually street musicians—all crammed in with great shops, restaurants, and bookstores (check out Capitol Hill Books as long as you’re not claustrophobic)!
The best part about Eastern Market is that its a lot like a living museum. Even if you don’t buy anything, its fun to walk around on a warm, spring Sunday. Watch the yuppies eat an expensive brunch at one of the nearby outdoor bistros, see the hipsters buy ingredients for their vegan meals from burnt out ex-hippies selling organic produce, just people watch.
Grab a crepe and take a walk down to Lincoln Park, I catually can’t think of a better Sunday morning/afternoon! -D.S.