Fourth of July Called. It’s Ready to Party!
We consulted Sara Franklin, owner and president of Social Scene Events, about throwing the perfect Fourth of July Party in the nation’s capital. Below are some tips and tricks of the trade. Food Don’t stray from tradition! You can do anything from upscale barbecue with short ribs and tenderloin, to …
Here’s Where You Should be Ringing in the New Year
After a year like 2016, we deserve to have a good time ringing in 2017. As you wait for the ball to drop, check out these awesome New Years Eve parties happening in and around DC. In case you may be partying a little too hard, Metro will be providing safe …
Home for the Holidays with the Obamas
It certainly is the most wonderful time of the year and who better to spread holiday cheer than the First Family? From an array of twinkling lights adorning their Christmas tree and menorah to larger-than-life replicas of Sunny and Bo, the Obamas seem to outdo themselves each year at their White …
DC Brunch Club is Much More Than a Sunday Morning Gathering
Meet Collin McCune, Roxy Jahangeri, and Sam Sterling – three childhood pals making major innovations to the DC party scene. When these three friends get together in the District, they don’t just show up to the party; they bring the party. In fact, they’ve made it their business. DC Brunch Club is …
How to Host a Debate Party
Ever wonder what the best way to watch a Presidential debate is? Well, it’s with friends, bingo cards, snacks, and partisan Jello shots. We had our own pre-debate soiree in Cleveland last night, but in case you didn’t make the guest list, here are a few tips for watching the …
VIDA Penthouse Pool & Lounge to Host New Swimwear Line
VIDA Penthouse Pool & Lounge @ The Yards will host Dar Be Dar swimwear fashion show for Tala Raassi’s 2015 Spring/ Summer swimsuit collection. $10 get’s you access, a complementary DeLeon Tequila cocktail, a live fashion show, 360 degree views of the Nation’s Capital, and the chance to purchase Raassi’s newest pool-side looks. …
2.0: The New Media Party
Carnegie Library is a great scene. Cocktails are always welcomed on a Friday night. Selfies were all the rage over WHCD 2014.
Google City Experts “Suddenly Spring Social” Party
Google is throwing a big soiree to kick off their D.C. Google City Experts program at the Long View Gallery tonight from 6:30-8:30. Google City Experts is an exclusive program offered in less than 25 cities across 7 countries that relies on local experts like you for the real scoop …
Hyper Hill: Happy Halloween!
New vendors coming to [Eastern Market] Livingsocial features dreidels at a 7 sins party [greed] Washington football team’s name not about [Dan Snyder] DC’s Halloween party king [1970s] Baby panda now too big to escape through [zoo bars] Photo by Kevin Wolf
Meet Brendan O’Connor. Brendan O’Connor is the co-founder of RaiseDC and with a tagline like “A Virtuous Nightlife” we could not help but be intrigued when we learned of his venture. Starting just a year ago (anniversary party details below), RaiseDC seeks to combine the forces of DC’s nightlife with fundraising for local nonprofits. In just one one year they have helped out 8 DC organizations with 100% of ticket sales going toward the cause. Win-win, right? We thought so too and were lucky enough to chat with O’Connor about the organization, its upcoming events and how we can all be a little more virtuous. *Follow RaiseDC at www.facebook.com/RaiseDC and stay tuned for their coming website: www.raiseyourcity.com .
Ball on the Mall
This year we had a great time playing media sponsor to Ball on the Mall. Put on by the Trust for the National Mall (made famous by John Stewart’s Rally), each year brings out DC’s finest – from District celebs to A-list politicos; from star reporters to PR pros; artists to socialites. Ball on the Mall has a knack for throwing a great party that brings everyone together as we all have one thing in common: this city and the amazing things living in the Nation’s capital gives us. Also, not only is it a good cause, but it’s one of the most unique locations. Time and time again folks make the rounds to their usual stops, but rarely (outside of hooka night in college) to people dance on the National Mall. It’s like partying on the quad, but for adults. All fun aside, we were happy to partner with the Trust for the National Mall and hope to see it happen with as much style next year. See you then.
Pump Me Up Preview Party
Last week, we gave you a heads up on all the events going on around town in celebration of “Pump Me Up: DC Subculture of the 1980s” – a new exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. On Friday, FamousDC was one of 1,100 cool kids at the preview party, where we got to hang with exhibit curator and graffiti historian Roger Gastman; Black Flag front man and Georgetown native Henry Rollins; and DC’s punk rock figurehead Ian MacKaye. Considering these guys used to represent the antithesis of the Corcoran’s standard coterie, my guess is they never expected to see an exhibit dedicated to their visual, aural and DIY ethos, let alone for that exhibit to be packed to the gills.
StartUp RockOn Inauguration Party
Looking for a fun inauguration party Sunday night? Then look no further than the minds behind StartUp RockOn. Started by fast-growing startups Event Farm, HyperVocal and Fighter Interactive, StartUp RockOn will host “An Inauguration Celebration” that features a performance by 2013 Grammy Nominee Lupe Fiasco, as well as a Congressional …
How to Host a Debate Party
Seamus! Taxes! Fiscal Cliff! 47%! Osama Bin Laden! BINGO! Ever wonder what the best way to watch a Presidential debate is? Well, it’s with friends, bingo cards, snacks, and partisan Jello shots. We’ll be having our own soiree on October 3rd, but in case you didn’t make the guest list, …
RNC Convention Parties
With the party conventions rapidly approaching [as well as a potential hurricane], we thought it would be helpful to highlight some of the events. Below is a list of some of the events happening in Tampa, as well as some featured parties that are already generating huge buzz and will certainly be hard tickets to snag. Famously Featured Nuestra Noche: Midnight in Ybor (hosted by Future Majority Party & ACU Late Night Speakeasy) Featuring Willy Chirino & DJ Nino Location: The Cuban Club, 2010 Republica De Cuba (by Thave), Ybor City, Tampa, FL Time: 8/27/2012 at 10:00pm – 2:00am Regarded as one of the hottest tickets in Tampa, Willy Chirino and DJ Nino are sure to heat things up in Tampa.