Friday Round Up
Congratulations to the National Press Foundation last night on another successful dinner and award ceremony honoring the best in journalism!; Hats off to Bret Baier on winning the Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism; If Jeremy Art is your personal hype man, life is always famous; Nick Johnston hits the after party, but always stays right outside the action; Congratulations to Sandy Johnson, Chris Adams, Jenny Ash-Maher, Tyler Mertins and Jesse Schneider on another successful dinner!; NBD, just a few of the Hill’s finest were in attendance last night; Jon Adams will crush a 1,000 person dinner, take care of a baby and then fly cross-country – all in the same night; Shout-out to ULA for launching their goodie bags into stardom; Jeff Solsby has great ice-breaker questions; We’re impressed with Macey Sevcik; We’re jealous of Brian Wohlert’s travel plans; Josh Habursky deserves a nap; Hi, Elizabeth Vincent; Sarah Hudson is polite and won’t cut the line at the bar; Philip Lewis should wear suits more often; Thank you to the National Confectioners Association for the sweet treats; Kelsey Snell (and Paul Kane) take the best selfies.
Awesome events: Nobody likes first dates, but what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger – or at least gives you a good story to tell your friends; Frederick Douglass is 200 years young and the National Park Service is throwing a weekend-long banger at his old pad; The newest pop-up bar to hit DC is Black Panther inspired; Do you believe in life after love? Cher does – and she’s at MGM National Harbour this weekend to belt it out; There’s yoga, and then there’s dance party yoga; Celebrate the first president of the United States at Mount Vernon (for free).
Coming soon: Here’s a Famous Five interview that went so wrong, it was only right to put it on the internet. Stay tuned for the full interview – that is, if it gets cleared by legal.
These bathrooms in DC will go good with that mirror pic; Not sure if self-driving cars will help the DC traffic situation, but we may find out; The qualifications for this CFO position aren’t what you think; We see you Clinton Yates (h/t BYT); It looks like FamousDC could be heading back to Charlotte; All bets might be off for Mid-Atlantic skiing the rest of the season; Strong showing for DC as 2018 James Beard Award semi-finalists!
Thank you for entertaining us via Facebook, Julie Germany; Erin Veltman needs to go work for Conde Nast Traveler; Neil Chatterjee looks hot in a hard hat; Thank you, Martha Stewart!; Congrats on the new pocket square, Brian Johnson; John Patrick Feehery is not sharing what he gave up for lent; Howdy, Amber Marchand!; Morgan Ortagus had a perfect combo of Dorritos and Champagne for Valentine’s Day; We’re loving, baby Katie Harbath; Matthew Faraci, DC misses you; Radu Magdin, when are you coming to DC again?; Alexandra Zimmerman Safir looks good in heart glasses; Ashley Westby is one of our favorite people; Does Eddie Cohen read this?; David Satterfield, come have lunch with us; June “Bunny” Farmer is our biggest fan in Georgia; Julia Williams is coming back to town and we’re excited; D. Archibald Smart, do you still read this email?; Welcome, to the Lyons Den!; Everyone, please take a deep breath and stay calm because IT MIGHT SNOW IN DC ON SATURDAY!!1; Meg Little Reilly continues to #DoBigThings – preorder “Everything that Follows” today; #DoBigThings Mollie O’Dell; Does Kelley Hudak still read this far down?; Welcome back to town Polly and Justin; Do Jason & Carmen Fenton ever come back to town?; Shut ‘er down, Sarah Fritz; Matthew Faraci seems to be settling in nicely in LA; We’re having a hard time figuring out if Mitt Romney is running for Senate; This is a special Emily Miller shoutout; Ask Meghan Burris what she’s most excited for this weekend; Happy 3rd Birthday East Side Yoga & Alia Khan!;
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Famous birthday wishes to Alicia Downs, Adam Sharp, Jennifer Crider, Kate Constantini, Kerry Feehery, Patrick Theismann, Cliff Sims, Lachlan Markay, Ben Traynham, Ashley Berrang, Shana Marchio, Betsy Fischer Martin, James Hohmann turns 202!, John Stanton, Michael Staley, Molly Weaver, Chloe Troia, Chris Cillizza, Christopher Chapel, Ryan Rudominer, Clyde McGrady, Chef Amy Brandwein (h/t Brian Johnson) and Tom Gibson!