The night that has been marked on every Washingtonian’s social calendar with permanent marker (err.. maybe just marked on its Google calendar) is upon us. No, it’s not inauguration. No, it’s not the Fourth of July. Yes, the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner is finally here. If you don’t know what …
Recess might be officially over and all the kids are back in school, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop.
When you represent big names like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and eBay on the Hill, your launch party is definitely going to attract a cast of characters. The Internet Association (IA) pulled out all the stops for their much anticipated party at Capitale last Thursday, successfully bridging the gap between policy wonks, trendsetters, and the rising DC tech scene. Politico’s Mike Allen, Queen-Bee Heather Podesta, The Pink Line Project’s Philippa Hughes, a few of the BYT cast, and a few rouge Hill interns chewed the fat (actually, the sushi) with MOC’s and CEO’s like Rep. Paulson, Rep. Upton, and IA’s own Michael Beckerman. Rep. Judy Chu was also spotted tagging on the virtual “graffiti wall.”
Inauguration weekend is upon us and the city is already stirring! Here’s your weekend lineup full of several gems to keep you entertained. Bonus: many bars are getting their licenses extended til 4 am so there will be plenty of action in the DofC!
Like every good city, DC does New Year’s Eve right with every bar staying open late, complimentary champagne popping, hotels throwing big parties and plenty of musical guests at venues throughout the District. With so much going on we pulled some of the best parties this year and a few that we’ll definitely be stopping by. Here’s to kicking off 2013 with a bang!
NFL Sacks Church Super Bowl Parties After reading several stories about how preachers sacked the annual event to comply with NFL rules, former Washington Redskins quarterback turned Rep. Heath Shuler, D-N.C., fired off a letter Friday to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asking for an exemption for churches.