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The holidays are here and we have just the right way for you to spread some cheer. Check out these local charity opportunities where you can give back by donating or volunteering to help those in need.   DONATE D.C. Central Kitchen Who they are: D.C. Central Kitchen uses food …

#GuestEditor   Alisha Ramos Founder of Girls’ Night In #Weekend Awesome events: Is it December or something? Either way, we’re sippin’ on hot chocolate and cozying on up next to the fire – Winterfest at Wunder Garten begins in like 2 hours!; Ok so first dates aren’t your favorite, but what …

Meet Alisha Ramos – the young entrepreneur taking your mind off of life’s stresses and re-focusing it on everything but. The founder of the Girls’ Night In newsletter, which launched nearly a year ago in January and appears in your inbox every Friday morning, prefers the simpler things and wants …

Welcome to FamousDC’s Morning Commute – our series where we give Washingtonians a little break from their morning frustrations that is DC traffic and give them a lift. In this episode, we meet Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States where he talks paw-licy, paw-ternity …

  #Weekend Awesome events: You look like you could use a break from shopping – or from avoiding shopping; Christmas is here which means so is Miracle on 7th Street. Let’s just say we came, we saw and we really liked; All we want for Christmas is Mariah Carey and GUESS …

#Tomorrow We’ll be at Dock5 at Union Market from 10a-6p getting our #FamousMerch on for the Junior League of Washington’s 59th Annual Holiday Shops benefiting local non-profits here in the District! Get your tickets here. #Weekend Awesome events: There’s a new museum in town – The Museum of the Bible opens …

Stuffing your face with stuffing (and turkey) is only a travel headache away, but in the end, it’s definitely worth the trip. How do you combat the busiest travel season of the year like a pro? We’ll tell you. Best of luck out there. Pack lightly or else…   Air …

#ThankYou Thank you to all those who have served our country, those who continue to serve, and those that have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend her and our freedoms. #SaveTheDate Come by and cross off your Holiday shopping list at FamousDC’s pop-up shop at Union Market on Saturday, November …

#SaveTheDate Don’t worry it’s not for another one of your friend’s weddings – it’s for FamousDC’s pop-up shop at Union Market on Saturday, November 18th. Come by and knock out your Holiday shopping list. More details to come. #GuestEditor Nicole Tieman Press Secretary / Freelance photographer / Dog mom #Weekend …

New month, new music! Here are some of our fave picks for November and a few suggestions to kick off date night while you’re out with your significant other or you know, with yourself (we’re not judging). Echostage November 3 – RL GRIME November 11 – Zeds Dead November 18 – Afrojack November …

  #Weekend Awesome events: Don’t miss out on the chance to scare yourself at PUB Dread before it’s dead; When you wanna go out, but don’t feel like dressing up – the Rosslyn Harvest Fest is more a celebration of fall than it is just Halloween; If you hate laughing and feeling all kinds …

No offense to Charlie Brown, but we saw some pretty great pumpkins last night and they weren’t cartoons. The 3rd annual Monster Mash Pumpkin Bash at Eastern Market was another smashing success. The annual fundraiser for the Imagine An Answer to Kids’ Brain Cancer foundation features pumpkins creatively carved by several Members …

#Weekend Awesome events: Celebrate the awesome work of Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region tonight at #NightAtThePoint; Walk among the dead at Capitol Hill’s Congressional Cemetery; The White House Garden is decked out in fall; Seafood, eat food at the Chesapeake Oyster & Beer Festival; The Smithsonian Renwick Gallery: Murder …

#Weekend Awesome events: The kickoff continues this weekend for the newest hood in DC, The Wharf; Pub Dread awaits your impending demise; You don’t have to be drunk to feel like you’re going above and below this weekend at Dupont Circle (but you can be); Meridian Hill Park is hosting a …

#HeyThere It wasn’t long ago that we met you here at the top of our newsletter asking you to do us a favor – to be kind to someone. Well, we’re going to do it again because a.) we just added this cool little text box and we need to fill it with …