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 …
What Kind of World Do You Want?
The World We Want wall comes to DC Friday, September 18 at 6 PM. 825 11th Street NE Washington DC 20002 The World We Want is a global movement dedicated to bringing self-reflection and expression to the masses. It comes in the form of an art installation and is starting conversations in …
Jazz in the Gardens Ends the Summer on a High Note
This article was authored by FamousDC contributor, Allie Erenbaum. All photos are Allie’s as well. On Friday, the National Gallery of Art held its final summer jazz performance in the Sculpture Garden. The Jazz in the Garden Series concluded with the Afro Bop Alliance (ABA), a Latin Grammy award-winning group known for their …
Arepa Zone Wins Big at Launch Pad Finale
This weekend, Famous DC attended the 2nd Annual Launch Pad Grand Finale– a culinary business competition created by Union Market, Mess Hall, and RIS owner Ris Lacoste. After several hours of tasting, drinking, pitching, and even some tears, Arepa Zone took home the grand prize. What’s at stake? The winner receives a 6-12 month takeover of a fully-built stall in Union …
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 …
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).
The White House Easter Egg Roll: Sometimes Terrible
New York Magazine has gathered an impressive collection of photos of children not having a great time at the White House Easter Egg Roll. It’s amazing. You should look at it.
Hyper Hill: Opening Day!
DC interns are back [and DCist has their best quips so far] You may not believe it but it costs less to live near Nats Park [than it does to live near Fenway] DC might host the [MLB all-star game this year] Photo by Laurie Shaull
Pallavi Kumar on Rick Stack
Pallavi Damani Kumar is a full-time professor in American University’s School of Communication and the Division Director for the Public Communication. Ever since I graduated as an undergraduate from American University’s School of Communication, I wanted to teach in the program. I felt like AU helped me discover my true passion in public relations and strategic communication, and teaching was a way of giving back. Eight years after graduation, after working in New York and Philadelphia, I was headed back to DC, and my first goal was to fulfill a long-held dream of mine to teach in the Public Communication division.
Further Degradation of Humanity Coming to DC
A 245-room micro-hotel is being planned in Chinatown at 6th and H Streets, Washington Business Journal reports. … the city’s developers have been much slower to jump on micro-hotels (also called pod or capsule hotels). The basic idea is that most travelers don’t spend that much time in their hotel …
This Has to Be an April Fool’s Joke – Right?
Please? Popville says it is an April Fool’s prank – read their reasoning.
Mambo Room is Closing
Sad news for a DC institution – Chef Ike’s Mambo Room is closing. “What a great run we’ve had! We would like to thank the [residents] of Adam’s Morgan and the DC Metro area, and those across the country who have supported Chief Ike’s throughout the years,” the restaurant wrote …
X2 Bus: The Movie
Local DC filmmaker Eulonda Lea has created a short about the sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrific X2 line called “Ode to Rosa.” She says everything that happens in the 11 minute film really happened while she was riding the X2. via
Get the Most out of Your Interns
by Nicole Tieman As professionals in D.C., we’ve seen the entire gamut of intern personalities. Capitol Hill is brimming with wannabe politicos who try to pass off plots from House of Cards as their own; K Street is lousy with ambitious over-achievers dressed in their best Olivia Pope knock-off suits, …