Thinking like a D.C. insider can be challenging, even ... puzzling.

So Kathleen Donahue, owner of Labyrinth Games & Puzzles near Eastern Market, should be a good person to talk to about the best D.C. has to offer. Cultural Tourism DC, now celebrating the opening of Lift Every Voice: Georgia Ave./Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail, did just that, asking for her five favorite places.

(Susan Biddle/For The Washington Post)

Go to our Washingtology page to see the rest of her list, and the favorites of other Washington insiders.

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