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Kathryn Lyons

Kathryn Lyons

DC’s traffic and metro are a mess. So what’s the solution? FamousDC takes a look into the city’s latest craze: dockless bikes and scooters ūüö≤ūüŹÉ

#Weekend Awesome events:¬†Ugh, who decided that 2 days are enough days in a weekend? Holler at us if you want to start a petition that grants us at least 4; In the meantime – Drink for Desks tonight at Stanton and Greene and support education in Malawi. BONUS: there will …

The Democrats may have won – but they had nothing on House Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s epic return to baseball. One year after the tragic shooting that left him with life-threatening injuries, the Representative from Louisiana was back on the field last night at the Congressional Baseball Game in a …

#Weekend Awesome events:¬†Feel free to kick the weekend off with a nap – but just a quick one – we know you were up late last night and you‚Äôll need energy to continue the celebration since WE WON THE STANLEY CUP!!!!; Alright, moving on…Our other favorite sports team, the Nats, …

#Weekend Awesome events:¬†Ok so the weather this weekend is a good reason to cry, but then you‚Äôll just be adding to the water volume in this city and we can‚Äôt handle all that. It‚Äôs cool, there‚Äôs always Netflix; Be humble. Kendrick Lamar will be at Jiffy Lube tonight; The Caps …

Meet Brandon Maupin. He’s the head coach at Orange Theory Fitness (OTF) in Old Town Alexandria and prior, he coached at CrossFit. Being a fitness trainer isn’t just a job for Brandon, it’s a way for him to motivate others just as he had to do for himself. He is …

#Update Dear FamousDC readers, FamousDC has always attached great importance to privacy and personal data protection. With the implementation of the new European standards introduced by¬†the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are improving our party¬†schedule for the fall. We want these events to be easily understood, transparent and most …

#Weekend Awesome events:¬†If there‚Äôs any upside to all this rain, it‚Äôs that…well…ok, so no upside BUT if things do get worse, we have an ark. It kinda works like Uber, except you just retweet us if you want a ride; Speaking of rides! The annual DC Bike Ride¬†ūüö≤¬†is tomorrow and …

Last night, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation hosted its inaugural¬†AcceptAbility Gala¬†at the Ritz Carlton to raise funds for one of the most common, yet under-funded chromosomal conditions – an estimated 400,000 Americans are affected by Down syndrome each year. Global Ambassadors DeOndra Dixon¬†(sister to Jamie Foxx) and 2018 Global Ambassador …

Kate Bennett is a baller – that’s just one of the many hats she wears (kind of like the ones Melania wears, which you only knew about because you heard it from Kate). She’s a CNN White House Reporter, Co-author of CNN’s Cover/Line¬†newsletter, and the only one in the press …

#Weekend Awesome events:¬†Um, hello Eastern Conference Finals – it‚Äôs so nice to see you after TWENTY YEARS. The Caps take on the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at 8p and things are going to get awkward real fast because our own Kathryn is from Tampa (she never fails to be difficult). …

Heads up – you should call your mom and not because she called you first. Sunday is Mother’s Day and we want to help you give her something special (not because you forgot and now you’re scrambling to find something that doesn’t say you forgot). Here’s a printable card that …

#Weekend Awesome events: Here comes the bride…and groom! DC is celebrating Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by doing what we do best – opening another pop-up bar; WIT‚Äôs Interplay continues as the worlds of improv, comedy, music, art, dance and puppetry collide!; Experience the food, art and culture of different …

You’ve probably seen the Washington Life¬†covers graced by DC power players like Louise Linton and David Rubenstein, and the popular issues featuring U.S. Diplomats, Washingtonian socialites and the annual Young and the Guest List, to name a few. You might not, however, know who’s behind the scenes making sure those …

#Weekend Awesome events: The¬†White House Correspondents’ Dinner isn’t the only thing that’s buzzing this weekend — Check out Party For A Purpose’s Cheers For Charity¬†tomorrow night (benefitting SOUL). Get your tickets and learn more here!;¬†Best Buddies Prom is one of our favorite events of the the year because it features …