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With the Superbowl taking place earlier this month and the playoffs in basketball and hockey on the near horizon and spring training upon us….let’s talk sports. Adam Epstein aka “Awadd” is the video producer for the Sports Junkies 106.7 The Fan, independent podcast host, and as of last week has …

Volunteering and giving back to the community is a great attribute and something not routinely recognized enough. In DC many people donate their time, talent, and treasure to a variety of different worthy causes. Glenda Fu the Executive Director of Dreams for Kids is someone to look up to when …

Autria Lindsay and Jessob Reisbeck, co-anchors for Good Morning Washington, are two reasons we start our day with a smile. Watch our latest Famous Five and get to know them a little better.

Scott Parker is a serial entrepreneur who boasts a wide variety of businesses in the DMV area. Chances are you have been to one of his spots. Some of Scott’s projects include A-Town Bar & Grill, Don Tito, Don Taco, Barley Mac, Dog Thrive, The Goat, Vaporfi. Scott is also …

6,000 – that’s the number of props, posters and charts from U.S. elected leaders that William Gray has collected and archived over the last 5+ years for political junkies, and at the very least, himself. William, who goes by Bill, lives in Washington, DC and watches “way too much C-SPAN …

Dianna Colasurdo and Brett Schweitzer are two young professionals grinding away in the nation’s Capital. They’re on the clock Monday through Friday, attend the usual work event and make time for friends when they’re not tied to emails. But what they do in addition to all of that is, what …

Tim Hwang is an entrepreneur (and not just because he was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine). As the Founder and CEO of FiscalNote, along with its recent purchase of CQ Roll Call, Tim Hwang is determined to change the landscape of business and government around the world. The work his company started …

Famous Five – Climbing The Hill Co-authors, Amos Snead and Jaime Harrison Wait… a Republican and a Democrat not only worked together, but WROTE A WHOLE BOOK TOGETHER? We sat down with #ClimbingTheHill co-authors Amos Snead and Jaime Harrison to learn what it takes to excel on #CapitolHill – especially …

Audrey Henson was a lot of us when we first moved to DC: eager, ambitious, ready to take on the world — and also broke. She struggled as an intern working on Capitol Hill and recognized that she wasn’t the only one. That’s why she started College to Congress — so she …

Don Ripper’s been painting for several years now. From class projects to portraits of his daughters, Don has made a name for himself in the District and surrounding DMV area. We just had one question – what came first? the art or the ‘stache? 🎨

Whether you’re here for the mussels – or the muscles – watch our Famous Five with Chef Andre Rush who’s making it his mission to spread the comfort of cooking with service members and the world. Related: Famous Five – MPAA’s Joan Graves | Famous Five – The Voice’s Rayshun …

Did you know the system in place that rates movies is 50 years old? 50! It’s called the Classification and Rating Administration (CARA) and we sat down with the wonder woman in charge – Joan Graves – to learn about how our favorite movies get rated before they hit the …

What’s buzzing on Capitol Hill? Alex Gangitano’s scoops – whether it’s on the steps of the Capitol building or inside the halls that hold it up, Roll Call’s Heard on the Hill reporter has the news you didn’t know you needed. From covering the Congressional Baseball games and Speaker Ryan’s bad dad jokes, …

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 …