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#Weekend Awesome events: Is it Friday yet? Yes, yes it is. Arsenio Hall is bringing the funny to DC Improv tonight and tomorrow. The laughs come free with the purchase of tickets; Wanna try something new this weekend? Fairfax Comic Con is hosting its first ever convention. (Dressing up strongly encouraged); …

#Weekend Awesome events: Did you know that a lot of paydays strategically fall on Fridays so that you blow all your money over the weekend, forcing you to go back to work on Monday because you have none left? It’s true – we read it on the internet; Here are several …

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 …

#Weekend Awesome events: It’s time to let out your cotton-candy-lovin’ inner-kid out at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair!; Black Card Declined combines stand-up comedy and game show feels about Black culture for a night to get learnt and LOL; Lose your sanity on Friday and Saturday – and regain it on …

#ThankYou You guys – my inbox broke yesterday thanks to all of you who sent in tips for today’s newsletter. Get ready to witness what might be the largest #FamousForDC section in Round Up history. Thank you to everyone who contributed and a special thanks to my dad for always …

Ah, recess. The glorious time of year when Hill staffers can take a guilt-free vacation, catch up on backburner projects, and binge on extra-long lunches. I don’t know about you guys, but it totally restores my enthusiasm about becoming a full-fledged adult. And, despite still having ‘work’ to do, this …

#FamousFollow WYD this weekend? Anything fun? Anything boring? Perfect 😎. Tag us in your pictures and use the hashtag #FamousWeekend so we can live vicariously through your fun plans and maybe even show up at the spot you’re at…or not because that’d be weird. #Weekend Awesome events: In case you missed our …

You may have seen the news that DC-based tech start-up Fiscal Note is poised to acquire CQ Roll Call, one of DC’s most recognized outlets for in-depth coverage of high profile congressional happenings, and even the fun stuff you don’t get the chance to see in the saturation of divisive …

#Weekend Awesome events: People funnier than you are in town this weekend for the District of Comedy Festival. Don’t go through this weekend without a belly laugh; Janelle Monae’s at the Anthem tonight putting all our own talents to shame; You can watch Jurassic Park at Congressional Cemetery tonight which won’t …

#Weekend Awesome events: Why are you still at work and not dreaming about bathing yourself in margaritas and guacamole over at Mission’s newest spot in Navy Yard?!; There are few things we love more than tequila and bad decisions – and ice cream is one of them – especially when it’s …

I’m about 12+ hours late to the game here because I got distracted by the very thing I wanted to post about 12+ hours ago – aka the best thread on Twitter and it involves – you guessed it – dogs. Hundreds of them. (And a few humans and cats to be …

American Tourists   If you hear anyone say “oh my lanta!” while wearing a tye-dye shirt and baseball cap, they’re probably an American tourist. They come in singles, couples, and full families. These people, who love wearing comfortable walking shoes, pardon themselves before asking staffers in suits for directions and …

#Weekend Awesome events: We’re not gonna tell you what to do, but YOU HAVE TO VISIT the Fun House Exhibit at the National Building Museum because your FOMO just can’t handle; Pusha T revealed to the world that Drake is a dad and tonight he’s at Echostage to hopefully tell us …

With July being National Ice Cream Month, how can these next few weeks be anything but legen-dairy? Just be sure to get a moo-ve on your celebration because July is going by faster than you can run after the ice cream truck. So grab your spoons, napkins and pants with …

We consulted Sara Franklin, owner and president of Social Scene Events, about throwing the perfect Fourth of July Party in the nation’s capital. Below are some tips and tricks of the trade. Food Don’t stray from tradition! You can do anything from upscale barbecue with short ribs and tenderloin, to …