Famous Friday [Round Up]
***ROUND UP PRESENTED BY The American Gaming Association*** The American Gaming Association has released new research estimating that Americans will bet more than $2 billion through more than 70 million brackets on March Madness this year. With more people filling out brackets than casting a ballot for President Obama – who makes …
Hyper Hill: Snow Day
Snow day brunch and other specials [here by PoPville] The MPD has your nudes [and shares them] Guy goes to DC police station, asks for his pot back [and gets it] “NO SELFIE STICKS ALLOWED” [-The Smithsonian museums] rough commute in all this snow #snowwhat A photo posted by …
Hyper Hill: Winner Winner
Miss the Oscars last night? [Here’s a recap] Watch out this morning for ice [as usual] Are you young or old? This NYT quiz [will help you find out]
Warm Weather Daydreams Weekend
It’s cold, but there’s cool stuff to do this weekend.
Hyper Hill: Dancing Sharks
DC’s meter maids are out for blood [DC loses $55m in unpaid parking tickets] DC couple leaves toddlers in car at 28 degrees while at wine tasting [priorities folks, priorities] Richard Sherman’s face will break your heart [no matter who you rooted for] Chris Cillizza grants NWS [the worst week …
This Was You Last Night, Wasn’t It?
Through the Lens of John Sonderman
A pretty, perfectly framed, wintery scene at the sculpture garden ice rink. Kudos, Sonderman on this beautiful photo. Via FamousDC Flickr pool.
Dreaming of Future Snowdays? Don’t Count On It
August is over, are you daydreaming of your snow-weeks off this winter? Us too. But we can all count on the Capital Weather Gang is to bring us back to reality.
Congratulations Charlotte Sellmyer
Famous communications pro and photographer Charlotte Sellmyer is on the up and up. With PRing two major committees under her belt, Charlotte’s heading to the NMPA to be VP of comms. She got an excellent quote from the President of NMPA on her new position: “The breadth and depth of Charlotte’s …
Hyper Hill: TaxSnow
Walmart just can’t get anything right [checkout discrimination] WaPo won Pulitzer prizes [two, count ’em] A reminder that hey, [maybe you should call your mom] What DC taxpayers say about DC [tax day stats] But what do your taxes say about you? [2013 tax distribution] It’s also [Jackie Robinson day] …
Hyper Hill: Will Mario & Luigi thwart a potential Mayor Bowser?
It’s been a pretty harsh March [Capital Weather Gang says so] Bradley Cooper: Political Mastermind [he spearheaded Prez on “Between Two Ferns”] WaPo getting ready to move buildings [and things are about to get crazy] Cherry Blossom trees are budding [it’s almost time] Drink more at your favorite Capitol Hill …
Through The Lens of Josh Bassett
Josh Bassett snapped this well framed photo of Capital Bikeshare bikes under the white stuff. It almost makes the snow pretty, doesn’t it?
Hyper Hill: Guess Who’s Back
Le Diplomate is failing [just kidding it’s making boatloads of cash] Goodbye Snow photos [god we hope so] Metro car door freezes open [that’s brisk, baby] WaPo expanding to China [yes that is a real thing, thanks Bezos] Cherry Blossoms have a peak date [taking bets on the accuracy of …
Hyper Hill: End of Winter
For the first time in 25 years [DC’s snow edged above average] Also winter is coming back [don’t let these 50s fool you] Snow terms we were not aware of: [sneckdown] MLK library getting a renovation [designer chosen] MD speed camera operators may get fined for bad ticketing [justice] Photo …
Famous Friday [Round Up]
We’re done with Winter. Please bring Spring weather, open Cantina Marina and let the Nationals start playing baseball. #NATIONAL Comcast and Timewarner … uh ok; Official Hater’s Guide to the Olympics is worth a read; it’s House of Cards day y’all; enjoy your flowers and dinner; Facebook added 50 new genders; PA …