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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? ūüé®

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 …

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 …

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 …

They call him the “DC Bar King” – ok, we call him that – but it fits because he runs the DC bar scene (in addition to running the¬†political fundraising¬†scene). If you haven’t been to one of his spots yet, you should maybe rethink your social life, but we aren’t …

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.

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

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 …

Erin McPike and Marsha Catron have quite the resum√©s 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 …

Whether you know it or not, you’ve seen Tony Powell’s work. He’s photographed the Hollywood likes of Oprah, Morgan Freeman¬†and Gloria Estefan – and around these parts, most everything below your feet and above – from the Arena Stage ads you walk by in the Metro, to notable figures featured …