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We would love to thank Megan R. Wilson at The Hill and Tarini Parti at Politico for the coverage of our Best of FamousDC Political Digital List and party. Wilson wrote in the Hill: With 2016 election season underway, Beltway insider blog FamousDC has launched a database of Washington’s most …

On Thursday night Resonate, The Washington Examiner, Beam Suntory and 1776 honored the brightest stars working in political digital. The top digital minds from the right and left all gathered in one place to be honored as FamousDC unveiled the Best of FamousDC (BFD) interactive directory to monitor this cycle’s kingmakers. The packed …

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Hawk ’n’ Dove last night for the FamousDC Final Push Toward November Happy Hour! It was fitting to celebrate 100 Years of the New Republic, with 100 days left in 2014, with well over one hundred of FamousDC’s beltway celebs. A very …

Last night FamousDC teamed up with Microsoft, Resonate and The New Republic to throw another great happy hour. The event was held at the spectacular downtown office of Microsoft and featured great conversation, amazing food and delicious cocktails. We hope to see you at the next one. Famously Spotted: Kelly Dieter from WWSG, Margaret Chadbourn and Tim Ryan from Reuters, Melissa Morrill from INGAA, Charles Small from Cuomo’s office, Jade Floyd from the Case Foundation, Jeremy Art and Howard Mortman from C-SPAN, Abby Matousek and Georgette Spanjich from ML Strategies, Jim Billimoria from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Mark Bryant from Resonate, Alex Byers, Lauren French and Ginger Gibson from Politico, Will Carty from Twitter, Laurent Crenshaw from the House Intelligence Committee,  Katie Harbath from Facebook, Reid Wilson from the Washington Post, Morgan Gress and Ashley Summers from 1776, Paige Helling from CQ Roll Call, Megan Kirkpatrick from The Beer Institute, Chris Moody from Yahoo News, Nika Nour from the Internet Association, Lauren Patterson from Daily Caller, Archie Smart and Matt Lauer from Qorvis, Jim Swift from The Weekly Standard and of course Stefanie Petropoulous with DC London and Kelly Cohen with The Washington Examiner. A special thanks to our host committee: Gerrit Lansing, Kristen Soltis and Rebecca Mark And a big thank you to FamousDC’s Event Production Director Veronica Wilson for coordinating such a memorable evening. Photography by Dakota Photography. All photos can be found here.

Last night FamousDC kicked off the summer right with 300 of DC’s finest folks. We had a great time with all the hill staff, K Streeters, comms people, reporters and more at Sidecar @ P.J. Clarkes. The food was delicious, the drinks were refreshing and the night was fun. We hope to see you at the next one. Huge thanks to our sponsors, The New RepublicQorvis, and Uber for making last night happen and a major shoutout to Emily Hines at Sidecar for making sure the evening went perfectly. Famously Spotted: Rebecca Mark, Brittney Dunkins, Peter Cherukuri, Evan Burfield, Ida Rosenthal, Alex Gould, Caroline Baccarosse, Emily Hines, Alejandra Owens, Laetitia Brock, Robbie, Nika Nour, Nika’s awesome mom, Mike Lurie, Josh Shultz, Amos Snead, Robyn Shultz, Ed Mullen, Brian Johnson, Will Ruiz, Edward Saatchi, Judy Kurtz, Erica Elliott, Brea MacIsaac, Nathan Imperiale, Louisa Imperiale, Ryan Howell, Tyrone Gayle, Justin Herman, Emil Caillaux, Ashley Wolos, Zach Olson, Georgette Spanjich, Chris Droukas, Bob Brennan, Chris Hughes, Abby Matousek, Jeremy Art, Tim Cameron, Jose Morales, Allison Cunningham, Richard Cunningham, Lauren Pratapas, Kelly Cobb, Kaitlyn Buss, Brendan Lepow, Natasha Federova, Mark Drapeau, Marie Formica, Katie Prill, Mary Leschper, Chris Golden, Alex Priest, Matt Lauer, Archie Smart, Justin LoFranco, Victoria Bosselman, and Brian Goodrich just to name a few spotted in the crowd last night. Didn’t get an invite? You can fix that right here.

The sun finally came out yesterday and just in time for FamousDC’s happy hour at Top of the Hill where we had a rockin’ good time with some of the Hill’s & K Street’s finest. We even spotted some of the press making their way to the free-flowing drinks. Scroll …

Last night FamousDC threw an amazing post election bash complete with plenty of lame duckies on all the table for everyone to let loose after the past, election stressed-filled weeks. Major thanks to our sponsors IntermarketsU.S. TravelNJI Media and Story Partners for making events like last night happen and for sending their awesome people to add to the fun. Read on for photos of the festivities, complete with ducks, drinks and some familiar faces. Famously Spotted: Jeremy Art, Chelsea Snell, Kate Connors, Lauren Pratapas, Caleb Smith, Johnny Football, Ryan Thompson, Brad Dayspring, Andrea McCarthy, Brian Patrick, Kate Lewis, Mike Lurie, Matt Lira, Michael Steel, Brendon Buck, Riva Litman, Johanna Murphy, Pat Lobner, Megan Whittemore, John Sciuto, Christine Yoo, Drew Brandewie, Dennis Bohm, Mike Harinstein, Stephanie Fontenot, Katie Wilkerson, Georgette Spanjich, Mike Calvo, Jeffrey Hubbard, Blair Milligan, Jacob Wood, Justin Herman, Allison & Dick Cunningham, Peter Pan, Amos Snead, Josh Shultz, Natasha Federova, Brea MacIsaac, Carol Foster, Brittney Dunkins, Ashley Wolos, Josh Funk, Pranav Vora, Philip Soriano, Abby Matousek, Alejandro Trevino, Alex Skatell, Brandon Barrios, Matthew Burrell, Craig Wiesen, Henri Makembe, Jim Billimoria, Laura Wainman, Patrick Lobner, Matt Wolking, Pete Haviland-Eduah, Riva Litman, Victoria Bosselman, Connor Walsh, Zoe Maurer and many more.

Hill Country was rockin’ Saturday night with John Murray & Doug Davenport’s All Hallows Eve, an underground concert featuring Godsmack’s Sully Erna and his new band. Only the Monster Mash was missing from Erna’s amazing 90 minute set in front of more than 200 folks. In addition to the music, the evening’s open bar, spooky decor and Capitol Hill’s finest dressed in costume made the night a blast. Here’s to next year. Famously Spotted: Joanna Murray, Kelley Davenport, Justin Peterson, Missy Edwards, Georgette Spanjich, Kimball Stroud, Rob Collins, Brad Dayspring (rocking a Young Guns cape), Lauren Pratapas, Gerrit Lansin, David Culver, Nick & Courtney Lewis, Blain Rethmeier, Chris & Michelle Assenmacher, Andrew Campognone, Andrew & Kathleen McKenna, Teddy Eynon, Google’s Salterman, Riva Littman, Doug Thornell, Yahoo’s Chris Mood, National Journal’s Reid Wilson, Laena Fallon, Matt Zackon, Bruce & Joyce Gates, Elliot Berke, and Katie Harbath. Continue reading for pictures.

Yes, Neda, we need a bigger boat. Snead, Shultz and Roll Call: May it be time to graduate the Recess Happy Hour of Awesome to a bigger space? Just sayin’ … Roll Call rundown can be read here. A big thank you to Patrick G. Ryan for snapping some amazing …

Roll Call’s Neda Semnani: Hopeful Happy Hour To mark one of the most surreal times in Congress, FamousDC and Roll Call threw a happy hour of hope at Cava Mezze on Eighth Street and people came … including an Australian bloke in shorts and a bow tie who wants to buy …