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Where to Stay: The Spring/Summer Edit 2024

Sunshine isn't all that will dazzle you as we move from spring to summer this year.  Take a road trip to Washington DC and Lyle will brighten your trip with its art deco detailing.

Where to Dine in Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle is both a destination for tourists and a home for many of the city’s well-to-do residents. Lyle's bottomless brunch pours mimosas laced with orange juice. 

Where to Ring in 2023 Around D.C.

For $115 a person, the glam hotel restaurant guarantees a first course, second course, main entree, and dessert. The menu includes dishes like lobster bisque, tuna tartare, beef Wellington, and multiple desserts.

New Year’s Eve 2022 Dinners, Parties, and Shows Around DC

Indulge in a five-course dinner or get a table at a club, we've got you covered.

The Best Restaurants For New Year's Eve Dinner In Washington, DC

Stop by Lyle’s for a tasty four-course dinner. The NYE menu is set to feature lobster bisque, tuna tartare, and beef Wellington. Dinner is priced at $115 per person. Reservations can be made here.


Washington, DC, Destination Guide

Our nation’s capital is home to so much more than just politics. A vibrant city packed with world class dining, drinking, art and more, here is our curated guide to the District of Columbia.

Best Things to Do in the DC Area 10/24-10/30

You can watch the lively parade on Church Street, and then head to the race to cheer on high-heeled costumed drag queens, drag kings, and community members (Tues, free, Dupont Circle). Plus, Lyle is throwing a pre-race Sole Pop-up Spa party that includes foot massages and cocktails, and a midnight brunch after the race (Tues, $25 for spa party, Dupont Circle).

Book your D.C. staycation at one of these LGBTQ-friendly hotels

In the heart of Dupont Circle and a mere half-block to 17th Street, Lyle finds itself in a prime location for a D.C. staycation. Opened just last spring, Lyle has found its footing during the pandemic

Where to Eat, Drink and Party for Pride 2022 in DC

After a two-year pandemic pause in D.C., Pride is back and brighter than ever this year.

13 Bottomless Brunches That Will Turn Your Weekend Into a Blur

Let the bloody marys and mimosas flow — just don’t forget to eat

The Hottest New Brunches to Try Around D.C.

Honey hot crab cakes with eggs, gooey cinnamon rolls, and, bottomless mimosas

Dan About Town: The Best of Bashes, Balls, and Benefits This November and December

Party photographer Dan Swartz’s monthly roundup of bashes, balls, and benefits


AHEAD, the Awards for Hospitality, Experience and Design, comprises four annual, regional awards culminating in a global finale.

Six Very D.C. Holiday Gift Ideas for Locals

You love the people around you and you want them to feel unique and special when they open your gift. District Fray rounds up six very D.C. holiday gift ideas.

Sneak Away From The City And Cozy Up In D.C.

While there is no shortage of hotels and accommodations in D.C., one of Dupont Circle’s newest neighbors, Lyle Washington DC, is a great spot that will take you in and make you feel right at home. 

The 18 Hottest New Bars Around D.C., August 2021

New options for spiked Arnold Palmers, rooftop spritzes, intimate gin tastings, and more

Lyle: A Minimalist Washington D.C. Hotel by Lore Group

Lyle is a minimalist hotel located in Washington, D.C., designed by Lore Group. Known for their collection of illustrious properties including Sea Containers London and Pulitzer Amsterdam, Lore Group continues to celebrate the history of the buildings in which each property finds itself.

Inside Lyle’s, a Revamped Hotel Restaurant in Dupont That Oozes Art Deco Cool

An ownership group with an eye for luxury added a wine-proof white couch, Japanese-style lanterns, and lots of abstract art.

The 15 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings Around D.C., Spring 2021

Lyle's has a menu full of dishes that are not as simple as they sound, including a gluten-free, twice-fried chicken that sets up overnight with potato starch before getting a final coating of rice flour.

Lyle Washington DC, the second U.S. Property from International Hospitality Company Lore Group, to Open in April 2021

In redesigning the interiors of property, Lore Group Creative Director Jacu Strauss wished to create a world of calm, a place where you can feel in complete comfort in understated style.

A Revamped Art Deco Hotel and New American Restaurant Open in Dupont Circle

The property takes over a 1940s Art Deco building on New Hampshire Avenue previously operated as the Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, which also housed American tavern The Riggsby

The Neighborhood Restaurant Inside Dupont’s New Hotel Won’t Be as Simple as It Seems

Lyle’s opens soon with chipotle Moscow mules, technique-heavy fried chicken, and a novel noodle soup

Lyle Washington, DC Slated for April 2021 Opening

Lore Group’s creative director Jacu Strauss accentuates the site’s Art Deco history.


Earlier this year, boutique hotel brand Lore Group opened its second property in the US capital. Designed as the antithesis to its more serious sister, Riggs (named for the bank that funded many political campaigns and Washington socialites since the turn of the century), Lyle is set on a tree-lined street in the city’s tony Dupont Circle neighborhood.

D.C. Just Got a Sexy New Boutique Hotel

I've long found it difficult to recommend a snappily decorated but reasonable hotel to visiting friends. Now I've got one.

Dupont Circle hotel reopens after a year with new name, new look

The former Kimpton Carlyle Hotel in Dupont Circle has reopened with a new name and a new operator after being closed for a year.