Through the Lens of Nathan Jones
Nathan Jones photographed one of the most beautiful bridges in DC, framing it beautifully in this awesome long-exposure photo. Nathan submitted this to the FamousDC Flickr pool.
Congrats to CQ Roll Call!
The MDDC Press Awards confirmed what we already knew: CQ Roll Call is awesome. CQ Roll Call brought five awards to Capitol Hill. Hill Navigator columnist Rebecca Gale was awarded second place for business reporting for “The Other Back Room: Breastfeeding on Capitol Hill” (Roll Call, Feb. 2, 2014). Roll …
Oh, Did You Want to Take a Metro Train to Dulles?
You can’t, until 2019. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is building the Metro line into Loudoun County, just announced “design modifications made to enhance the safety and reliability” of the Silver Line. Translated from euphemism, that means approximately: “Familiarize yourself with the Washington Flyer, ’cause you’ll be riding it for at …
Thankful Thursday: Tiffany Haverly on Brenda Otterson
Tiffany Haverly is the Communications Director for Congressman Phil Roe, M.D.
D.C. = Greatest Sports City in America
Today, Washington, D.C. is the greatest sports city in America. Sometimes, being a D.C. sports fan is like this: And sometimes you have to turn to your D.C. fan friends and high five each other into believing in those teams, which doesn’t always help. But, when three D.C. teams win …
Meet Jeff Sheely, co-founder of Urban Stems. He’s on a mission to bring on-demand happiness to everyone in the city, by bike. Read more about the mission, and how soon is too soon to send flowers after a date.
Little Presidential Campaign Souvenirs Finally Get Their Day
Oliver Knox made our Monday a little better with this in-depth look at presidential campaign souvenirs over on Yahoo! Politics. In 2008, the Obama campaign “bought all of the American-made, union-made navy T-shirts. Like, all of them. In America,” the aide explained. In 2012, one of the hottest items was …
Dana Perino Can See the Future
Dana Perino recalled a sweet childhood declaration that turned out to be true in this preview of her upcoming book: “My parents said that when I got home to Denver, I stood on the milk box under our flag and proclaimed that one day I was going to work in …
Fun thing or most fun thing from Hillary’s announcement? Hillary Bold. Because, America. You're welcome. pic.twitter.com/Y2HRzM4tMn — Rick Wolff (@RickWolff) April 13, 2015 Admittedly, it’s a close second to the Hillary laugh button.
Hyper Hill: Next Level Capitol Scaffolding
Architecture firms making DC more fun [and more secure] Spike is going to Miami [bienvenidos a Miami] Scary Capitol shooting this weekend [was a suicide] Rendering courtesy of Kube Architecture, via Washingtonian
Thankful Thursday: Joy Asico on Ivory Zorich
DC has been so great to me over the past couple of years. I’ve been able to grow my passion for photography into a business and I wouldn’t have been able to do it without a little help from amazing people along the way. One such influencer is Ivory Zorich from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).
Celebrities: They’re Just Like Us!
They’re in DC! via They visit Adams Morgan! via They take selfies at an unimpressive distance from White House! Shailene and I are shooting in front of the White House today! #Snowden pic.twitter.com/ArtG9B29bw — Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) April 7, 2015 They’re filming their future feature film, Snowden! via What a …
Sorry, National Mall
“The maintenance backlog for DC’s public spaces administered by the National Park Service has gotten so lengthy, it would cost $1.195 billion to bring everything up to date. But there’s little chance of that happening when the parks budget has been slashed over the last five years, leaving some of …
Behind the Scenes with Racing Presidents
Politico got to go behind the scenes with these DC-and-historical celebs, the racing presidents. Check out the whole slideshow here.
Congressional Basketball Was a Thing
Meredith Shiner at Yahoo Politics published an awesome piece about a time when members would work together … to shoot hoops. “Eventually, the Four O’Clock Caucus, also known as the Members Basketball Association (MBA), would disband, with many of its alumni rising up the ranks to run Washington. But in …