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Jeff Sheely

Meet Jeff Sheely, co-founder of Urban Stems. He’s on a mission to bring on-demand happiness to everyone in the city, by bike. Read more about the mission, and how soon is too soon to send flowers after a date.

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Meet Victoria Lai. She’s an attorney-turned-icecreampreneur who has long loved channeling her creativity and passion for flavors into making ice cream. She started making ice cream in her apartment kitchen six years ago, and since then has decided to deliberately add passion, creativity, color, and flavors to every aspect of her life. One of those aspects is her Navy Yard store, Ice Cream Jubilee.

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Meet Brandon Byrd. He started a vintage mobile eatery paying homage to the Rock & Roll era, serving turtle pecan sundaes, rootbeer floats, doughnut sandwiches, and other amazing treats to District Citizens out of a restored 1952 step van. Named one of the best food trucks in DC, Goodies is now also a stand at National Harbor. We caught up with him about work and life in DC.

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David Drucker

Meet David Drucker. He’s currently Senior Congressional Correspondent at the Washington Examiner. He tackles serious issues and is a major source for up to the minute information in this town. We caught up with him briefly to talk more about his work, how he got started and where he hangs out.

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Chris Sarley

Chris Sarley works for Rep. Shimkus, but his second and likely much more grueling job for the last 10 years is running the 108 team U.S. House Softball League in his spare time. We caught up with him about what that’s like, what he’s learned, and tips on becoming a coach.

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