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Kathryn Lyons

Kathryn Lyons

#Weekend Awesome events: We have high expectations for the weekend and they begin at Gypsy Sally’s; Tracy Morgan is Picking Up the Pieces tonight at The Kennedy Center; Fancy a film orrrrr…80? Filmfest DC returns to bring you so many international films aka Netflix on steroids; Nature will be calling tomorrow …

Rayshun Lamarr is one reason to tune into this season of NBC’s The Voice. After losing his hearing, his ability to sing, and beating cancer, DC’s own contestant has found his voice once again.

#Weekend Awesome events: It finally feels like Spring in the District, which means we’re getting outdoors and to the rooftop bars; Speaking of, Colada Shop on 14th St. is opening a brand new rooftop bar just in time for the warm temperatures; The Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to an …

  #Weekend Awesome events: Everyone has a Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and if you don’t, it’s probably you – Live! At the Lincoln Theatre; If a picture is worth a thousand words, 75 years of the BEST pictures are worth at least a billion-trillion-gazillion – See for yourself at the Newseum; The next …

#Weekend Awesome events: Without “awesome” it’s just a con; Burning Man will be here in DC, sort of; How about a Friday night at Black Cat and bangers by Beyonce and Rihanna? Um yes please; If there was a decade better than the 90s, it was the early 00s – refresh your …

#Weekend Awesome events: Fall Out Boy and other artists are in town for Stay Amped – a concert to end gun violence – ahead of March for Our Lives tomorrow; Here’s a handy guide to navigating around the city this weekend; Take a trip across the pond to Amsterdam without even …

The cherry blossoms are playing hard to get – and it’s working. Check out what goes into the planning for – and around – DC’s favorite time of year 🌸

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we thought it’d be appropriate to bribe a leprechaun with whiskey.

#Weekend Awesome events: Sure, they moved peak bloom for the cherry blossoms back a couple weeks, but that’s not gonna stop the Cherry Blossom Festival from getting started (also, a good reminder it might be a little cray around SW DC); Hey, just because you can’t see the real cherry blossoms …

For the third straight year, FamousDC and AGA tipped-off the NCAA College Basketball tournament – no upsets in sight. But the point of the madness was to also point out the undeniable belief Americans have when it comes to sports betting: it should be legalized. Check out all our event photos …

Originally from Alabama, Phillip Stutts has made his mark in Washington, DC and all across the country. Two decades of political and marketing experience has rendered Phillip his own digital marketing firm, various awards, spearheading a thousand political campaign victories, making national broadcast appearances and now, his own book party …

#T-GIF When you know you’re gonna lose an hour of partying this weekend so you start early. #Weekend Awesome events: This weekend is looking like a 12/10 – the road closures and traffic inconveniences, however, are not; You can thank the weirdos that consider a 26.2 mile run a good time; …

Welcome to The Gist – where FamousDC and NJI Media take a look into hyper-local topics in the Washington DC area. Today’s episode takes a dive into a pesky problem.

Erin McPike and Marsha Catron have quite the resumés individually, and together, they’re taking DC by storm. Today they launched Swann Street Strategies – a communications firm comprising 27 collective years of Washington-based experience in media and government and adding one critical detail: girl power.   Where’d the name Swann …