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Rachel Cooper

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Yes, I'm a real person. I'm passionate about this city and I want you to be also. There's a lot to know about the Washington, DC area and I am constantly adding information to this site about attractions, events, jobs, transportation, real estate, activities, sports and more. The diversity of the capital area makes it a wonderful place to live. I really enjoy sharing my insight and experiences to help others discover the best of the region. Let me know your thoughts and feel free to ask me questions about what's happening around town. If you found something that is out of date or a broken link, please let me know and I'll fix it as soon as possible. I look forward to hearing from you. - Rachel

About Rachel Cooper

Rachel Cooper is a native of Baltimore and has lived in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with her husband and two daughters since 1993. She is an outdoors enthusiast and is continually seeking out new places to explore on foot or by bike. She loves music and theatre and appreciates the rich cultural opportunities available in the Washington, DC area.


Rachel Cooper has been the About.com Expert on Washington, DC since 2004. She is the author of the book, "Images of Rail: Union Station in Washington DC," published by Arcadia Publishing in August 2011. She has also written articles for Washingtonian, Conde Nast, Grandparents.com, Washington Parent and more.


Rachel Cooper graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.

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