25 DC Bars with a View
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 …
Famous 5: Baked & Wired
Let’s get baked! Baked & Wired that is. You know, that place with those baked goods and latte art you see all over instagram? This mini goldmine came to life back when owners Tony and Teresa Velazquez owned a graphics company at the same location the Baked & Wired is at …
Escape Room Live Opening in Georgetown
Have you ever been in a job interview, business meeting, or office party and wished you could get out of that room ASAP? Well now you can (sort of) with the newest Escape Room Live addition opening in Georgetown this summer. Escape Room Live is partnering with Paramount Studios and …
Fashionably Famous: Cuyana in the City
By Politiquette’s Marissa Mitrovich: Politiquette is a place to be inspired by the art of fashion. Readers gain an understanding of the politics of why to wear–and the etiquette of when to wear–specific styles. Marissa Mitrovich founded Politiquette with the goal of bringing further substance to the dialogue surrounding style in DC. …
Just Keep Swimming
BREAKING NEWS: THE SUN IS FINALLY SHINING. What’s more of a shocker is that summer is basically here. Don’t kick yourself if you forgot this change in seasons – with temperatures barely above 60 and skies barely seen for the past 12,874 days, we don’t blame you. But let’s put the …
Famous Five – Marissa Mitrovich
Marissa Mitrovich is a stylist to the stars. Well, she once had an opinion on Cara Delevinge’s choice of footwear during her visit to the White House which, I think, makes her qualified if she ever decides to be. Marissa is the founder of Politiquette – DC’s one stop shop for fashion all year …
Through the Lens of XMEEKSX
The photographer captures a beautiful shot of the copper dome atop the PNC Bank in Georgetown on a crisp winter day.
Chaia Opens in Georgetown
If you have yet to try Chaia’s delicious veggie tacos, get down to Georgetown where the “farm to taco” creators have finally opened a brick and mortar location. That’s right, owners and chefs behind the plant-based tacos, Bettina Stern and Suzanne Simon have expanded beyond their weekly farmers’ market digs are …
Through the Lens of Jason Vines
An excellent photo of the Georgetown Waterfront at sunset by Jason Vines.
Thankful Thursday: Morgan Gress on Josh Shultz & Amos Snead
Morgan Gress is Editor at 1776, and the former editor of FamousDC. A quick note: FamousDC’s current editor, Marie, asked Morgan to write today’s thankful Thursday post. Guiding influences that immediately came to her mind? Amos Snead and Josh Shultz.
Famous Friday [Round Up]
#NATIONAL Never forget; don’t take your vitamins; A public apology that was actually terrible; male birth control is coming; these fashion models never need to eat; Ricky Gervais already got the new Apple Watch; Ducktales with real ducks; all your favorite movies recreated with stock footage; Schwarzenegger painted over Maria; …
DISTRICT CHIC: Thrift Store Finds for the Working Girl
I love fashion and my momma always said to shop for a bargain. But where do you find affordable fashion in this town that doesn’t scoff at D.C.s all-important vibe of professionalism? When I’m on a budget, or just bored and looking for something unique, I shop consignment. So I set out on a treasure hunt to find the best D.C. thrift store finds for the working girl.
Weekend Picks: Soak up the Sun & Give Your Mother a Hug
We have the best dates (or friend dates) ever lined up for you this weekend. Immerse yourself in comedy, music, embassies, brunch, DJ sets, guitar sets and more.
Hyper Hill: Sneaky Panda
Restaurants want to own [the best junk] Get to know your Ward 6 councilmember [Shelonda Tillman] The Army has a lot of really valuable art [in a vault] Georgetown becoming kind of a snoozer [DSW coming] Photo by John Sonderman
Hyper Hill: Return of the Mac
Are you working? [Probably not] Capitol Visitors’ Center turns 5 [HBD] Georgetown getting a Metro [whoa] No one wants your holiday [selfies] Photo by Ian Livingston