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The Art of the Entrepreneur: If you have ever attended an event on Capitol Hill or K Street you may be familiar with Anthony Bolognese. In all reality, he probably took your picture as the event photographer. Anthony is the purveyor of Capitol Hill Photo, partner of Capitol Hill Clothiers, …

The District is a transient city and amalgamator of people from different parts of the country boasts many unique cultural groups that preserve regional traditions and local delicacies. One such group that curates southern style, people, food, and culture is Yellowhammer Social. Founded in 2017, Yellowhammer Social builds on a …

Be sure to wish FamousDC co-founder Amos Snead a happy birthday today. Signed, Josh and the rest of the @FamousDC crew

Before we put all our focus on Santa this weekend, there’s another VIP out there who deserves our attention – and a spa day. Robin Shultz is fabulous wife to FamousDC’s fearless leader, Josh Shultz, mother to Natalie and Camden and, on this particular day, the birthday queen. Today, Robin’s #boss status reaches …

If you’re looking for colored LED lights and find that they’re sold out everywhere, it’s probably because the elves at Miracle on 7th Street bought them all for their Christmas meets “Stranger Things” pop up bar, Eat the Rich. For those few of you who haven’t stood in line at one of …

Nathan Imperiale might not be getting younger, but he’s still our favorite boss. Happy Birthday, Nathan. Enjoy your big day!

It was nearly a year ago that Port City Brewing Company won “Small Brewery of the Year” at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Today, we wonder how much longer they’ll qualify as “small”. Founded in 2011, the Alexandria based company is on track to produce 17,000 barrels of beer this year …

Congratulations on making it through another work week! Now it’s time to go out and get yourself a celebratory drink (or five). Fast forward a few hours from all of the shots, dancing (or whatever you call that movement you’re doing), trips to the bathroom, and singing (extremely off key) …

If your weekend was anything like ours, you spent it drinking adult beverages and relaxing in the sun. If your weekend was anything like that of Casey Phillips, Creative Director at Red Print, you spent part of your weekend pulling an enormous truck with your bare hands. Pulled a truck today. My form …

John H. Downs Jr. Christopher Gindlesperger Susan Whiteside VJ Mayor Audrey Lee Nicole Tieman Alex Gangitano Ken Farnaso Steuart Martens Emily Heil  

The Undefeated – ESPN’s newest platform focused on the intersection of race and sports – is finally seeing the light of day and, after several months of some turbulence, the light at the end of the tunnel. The Undefeated launched this morning to bring its audience stories of athleticism, altruism and inspiration from …

Strange things happen on the Hill all the time. In fact, it’s strange when something strange doesn’t happen. Yesterday, supermodel Kate Upton was in town with fiancé and pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander. The two were in DC for a three-game series between the Washington Nationals and the Detroit Tigers …

Emily Miller Kimball Stroud Bob Brennan Dan Beeson Nika Nour Erik Huey Matt Dornic Marissa Mitrovich Fritz Brogan Brian Walsh

Congressmen: They’re just like us. They wake up, get out of bed, eat, attend long meetings, and get serenaded by a capella singers. Oh, not like us? Our bad. Maybe that’s just a day in the life of Rep. Will Hurd. He took over our Instagram yesterday to show us what a …