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Summer is upon us and if you haven’t already, you’re likely to get ambushed by people telling you about summer workouts and tips to getting that beach bod blah blah blah. That’s great and all, but we’re here to remind you that summer isn’t just about the bods – it’s …

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 …

Meet Karin Tanabe – she’s a former POLITICO reporter turned fiction writer whose books reel you into another place and time you thought only existed in history books and movies. Karin just released her fourth novel, The Diplomat’s Daughter, about three young people forced on a journey in the face …

Proud WVU professor Josh Habursky is one hard working dude – and you gotta be if you’re going to claim DC as your home base (especially for tax purposes). In addition to his day job as the Director of Advocacy for ICBA, he’s the founder of the next biggest grassroots professional …

#Weekend Awesome events: Get your fill of LOLs all weekend long; Even at Capital Laughs on H Street!; Catch some Purple Rain tonight at the 9:30 club; Take yourself out to the ball game (against the Mets); Brookland has crabs; You officially have no excuse not to learn how to salsa …

Thank you to everyone that came by for some free root beer floats made by Goodies Frozen Custard and Treats, and the latest FamousDC newspaper!

The Dos and Don’ts of August Networking It’s officially August recess. That means networking, and lots of it. For those of us who hate networking, this can be challenging, but having a smart plan of attack can be the difference between making your recess count or completely wasting four weeks …

#Weekend Awesome events: Michelle Branch will help you relive all your early-2000 dreams tonight; One good way to watch the sun go down is via Del Campo at Dusk; Happy birthday, Mr. (former) President; Join George Lopez on his stand-up comedy tour The Comedy Get Down tonight at the Kennedy Center; …

FamousDC’s Kathryn Lyons teams up with #SECShorts star Southern internet sensation embarks on DC internship journey FamousDC today announced a multi-part video series collaboration featuring FamousDC Managing Editor Kathryn Lyons and SEC Shorts star, Josh Snead. The video series, which will continue through the month June, marks the start of Summer …

The Capitol Visitor Center was abuzz last Thursday evening for AdvaMed’s MedTech Showcase. The best and brightest from the House and Senate, medtech industry, media and more convened to showcase and honor the latest and greatest innovations in medical technology, the amazing minds who’ve brought them from the pages of science fiction …

#MANAGINGEDITOR   KATHRYN LYONS Managing Editor for FamousDC Weather: We’re assuming you called out sick today because the weather is phenomdotcom. Your afternoon will be filled with sunshine, 80 degree weather and lots of reasons to hit up a rooftop happy hour – if you’re not there already. If DC’s pool …

When a snowstorm in the Northeast canceled the flights of two congressmen in Texas, they decided to set out on a 1,600-mile road trip back to DC.

Weather: Is it just us or is this weather playing hard to get?…Because it’s working. The change in temperature continues as it drops tonight, resulting in a wintry mix that’ll kick off the weekend – and no, we’re not referring to your latest playlist. We’re talking possible rain-turned-snow due to near …

FAMOUS FORECAST The sun is shining and temperatures are looking good today! Temps are in the mid to high 40’s in DC making for an excellent Friday and a not-so-cold night out. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW The sweetest engagement Move over Santa, today is Robin’s day. Holiday Gift Guide: …