Another option are community banks which are locally owned and operated banking institutions. A quick search on Community Bank Locator identified 6 or so community banks in DC including National Capitol Bank on Capitol Hill which was rated as one of the top 200 community banks (ranking 192) in the US in a study conducted by SNL Financial LC in 2009. They have a walk up window with a real person on Saturdays from 10-1pm on Saturdays, and they let you bring your (well mannered) pet in the lobby.
But opening your account is only half of the job. You still have to transfer all your automatic withdrawals over to your new bank. Fortunately, this process has evolved over the years, and you can change your account information with most utilities/mortagages online without the laborious process of mailing in voided checks (Washington Gas unfortunately being the exception). To be prudent, wait a month before closing out your mega-bank account. Then, cut up your ATM card and send it back to them so they know what you think of those increased fees! Green America also posted 6 Ways to Break Up with Your Bank.