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Geoff Tracy is one of DC’s most notable community members. The founder and owner of some of DC’s most successful restaurants, author, and most importantly, a loyal husband and father of three. Naturally, we thought this was all too good to be true and had to find out for ourselves …

Kristen Soltis Anderson is more than just a successful maven in the world of politics— she can sing too (and we assume she can dance). As author of “The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials are Leading America”; co-founder of Echelon Insights, columnist for the Washington Examiner; and a dependable go-to for political commentary, …

Meet Paul Brandus, award-winning journalist and independent member of the White House press corps and the voice behind the West Wing Reports since 2009. Most recently, he authored the book,  Under This Roof: A History of the White House and Presidency released this fall and is also a Washington columnist on economics and …

Meet Navin Sarma. By day, he is a Client Executive at Hewlett Packard Enterprise here in Washington, DC. By night, (and any time of day he’s not in the office) he’s out capturing the beauty of our nation’s capital. Navin is one of those rare “lifers” born and bred in …

Meet Erick-Woods Erickson. Well, there’s a good chance you’ve already met him, or at least heard of him. His notorious reputation in the political media arena is one that has made even a long-time conservative blush. He has been billed as one of the most powerful conservatives in America. Previously, …

Maggie Rose may be a native of the DC area, growing up in Potomac, MD but this bright young songstress has been chasing her dream in Nashville since she was just nineteen years old. With a soaring country voice that leans toward gospel but is streaked with tones of darkness, …

Meet Charleston (close friends call her Charlie). Charlie is the beloved pup of Bubba. Bubba is the Editor-in-Chief of @IJdotcom. Bubba made the mistake of leaving Charlie with the FamousDC team, and lucky for us, Charlie knows all the IJ secrets and isn’t afraid to talk about them.  1. Why is life …

Meet Complex the Exec, a hip-hop artist and rising media mogul from Washington, D.C. His company, Complex Inc. creates and publishes Hip-Hop music and videos appropriate for all ages and catered to all audiences. Additionally, the media company has an entity in which they provide video production services for boutique businesses world wide. When it comes to his …

FamousDC is pleased to introduce you to Doug Thornell, managing director at SKDKnickerbocker. However, if you’ve worked in the D.C. communications industry over the past decade or so, there’s a good chance you may already know him. From public service into the private sector, the resourceful Mr. Thornell has troubleshot …

Meet Paul Kane. Although, he probably doesn’t need much of an introduction as his name has appeared in bylines across notable DC publications for over ten years. Paul has covered the inside scoop of politics at the Washington Post since 2007 and has earned an enviable reputation in the industry for …

Meet Ben Timmins– DC urbanite, political enthusiast, and experimenting photographer. His sharp images first caught our eye when we featured him in Through the Lens earlier this month. After exploring the many areas of DC through Ben’s eyes, we decided it was time to find out more about the man behind the camera. …

Meet Jaime Bernstein, professional matchmaker for Three Day Rule– an LA based personalized matchmaking company. The team of world-class matchmakers provides service in six major cities across the country and Jaime is our very own dating expert here in the district. Jaime found love in DC and is eager to …

Meet John Burns, an entertainment lawyer, corespondent to CNN, MSNBC, Aljazeera and more. He has negotiated the contracts of some of our favorite A-List entertainers and you can find him discussing legal issues with regard to pop culture on multiple stations and programs locally and nationally. He is an active …

Meet Paige Gress. Not only is she new to the District but also the FamousDC team. Paige is a recent college grad but has hit the ground running here in DC, taking on the role as a content and event producer at the FDC offices. She is inspired by conversations …

Meet Alex Skatell, Founder and President of the flourishing media company, IJReview. Sound familiar? That’s because it is. IJReview has become a top 50 website in the country, reaching over 35 million monthly readers. We were honored at the opportunity to sit down with Alex and IJReview’s Editor in Chief, Bubba …