This summer, Mother Nature's been as all over the place as the Nationals' record. Constant rain and fickle temperatures have made for a June that's hardly lived up to its name.
In between the storms, though, a slew of bars have added areas for patrons to enjoy the outdoors. Some of the patios have opened for the first time while others have undergone renovations so extensive they feel new. Here are the best new patios in which to enjoy a drink or cuisine in the Washington region.