Discovering Vintage Washington, DC is a guide to all of the city’s timeless classic spots that take you back in time. The book spotlights the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way. It includes indexes that let you choose the places you want to visit by neighborhood, by category, and—naturally—by era. Discovering Vintage Washington, DC takes you to classic restaurants, shops, and other establishments that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city. They’re all still around—but they won’t be around forever. Start reading, and start your discovering now!
Laura Brienza began her writing career in Washington, DC when she was a student at Georgetown University. As a reporter for The Hoya, Laura's first assignment was to cover Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit to campus. Ever since, she's been hooked on exploring DC's unique, storied place in history. She has explored the city's many museums, hotspots, and neighborhoods as a tourist, resident, and artist. Her non-fiction has been seen in Flavor & The Menu, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and 20 Something Magazine. Her plays have been developed and produced at the Kennedy Center, Lark Play Development Center, FringeNYC, Capital Fringe, Luna Stage, Midtown Direct Rep, and Off The Wall Performing Arts Center. She also writes for film and TV. In her spare time, Laura enjoys racing triathlons. She lives in New York City.