When You Need A Drink on November 8, Check Out This List
Tuesday is upon us. Although we cannot predict what will happen on election night, we can predict that we’ll need a drink. Or three. Regardless of the results, D.C. bars and restaurants are offering up their massive TVs, killer drink specials, and election-themed libations on November 8. Here’s our list of …
DC Date Spots That Won’t Break the Bank
A hundred bucks doesn’t go far in DC these days, but your date night shouldn’t have to suffer the consequences. Here’s a list of 8 great spots around the city that give new meaning to the term “cheap date” Date Spot #1: Daikaya Ramen Looking for a fun, delicious, take the edge off kind …
Through the Lens of Richard Barnhill
Richard Barnhill delivered this amazing shot of a plane flying into DCA over the Lincoln Memorial. Check out more of his work here, or the rest of the FamousDC Photo Pool here.
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 …
Through the Lens of Jim Billimoria
Jim Billimoria is a photographer and Communications Director for the House T&I Committee. (Can he get more talented? Seriously.) He took this photo of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool at sunrise over the weekend and captured this mesmerizing symmetry.
DC Cinemagraphs for Relaxation
Mike Lurie made a series of subtle cinemagraphs of familiar sights around Washington, DC. The slight movements and occasional person-free point of view is both haunting and calming. You’ll have to hone your Where’s Waldo skills to find what’s moving in at least one of these. Take a deep breath, …
Campaign Ads: Civil War Edition
Could Lincoln win re-election if attack ads existed way back then? FactCheck.org did a series of 1864 reelection campaign commercials featuring typical campaign ad cliches. Videos from the “Anti-Lincoln Super Pac” are laughably bad, so we’re pretty sure Lincoln would win anyway. Check out the rest of these 1864 campaign …
The Gettysburg Address: Louis C.K. and Jerry Seinfeld style
“Consecrate is a little overused,” Louis C.K., talking about the Gettysburg Address. His reading of the speech was filmed by Ken Burns for The Address PBS. Something else we found out watching this video: Jerry Seinfeld is a bit of a history buff.
Hyper Hill: Piled on
So many presidents, so much road [blockage] Tuesday morning just isn’t cute enough without [baby tigers] Know what’s not cute? The upcoming [debt limit] Then again, neither is this giant [road slab] Photo by Kevin Wolf