Friday Round Up
#MANAGINGEDITOR KATHRYN LYONS Managing Editor at FamousDC Weather: You’ve probably already gotten wet once today – and you’ll probably get wet again. The rain is sticking around for the better part of today into tomorrow. Highs are in the low 60s and lows are in the upper 40s which makes …
American Gaming Association Tips Off March Madness
In what’s becoming an annual event, FamousDC teamed up last night with the American Gaming Association to tip off March Madness mayhem. Political debate was set aside for the most important contest of the evening – the NCAA basketball tournament. Guests mingled, buzzers beat and brackets busted as large screen TVs …
Keeping Up With the Uptons
Strange things happen on the Hill all the time. In fact, it’s strange when something strange doesn’t happen. Yesterday, supermodel Kate Upton was in town with fiancé and pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander. The two were in DC for a three-game series between the Washington Nationals and the Detroit Tigers …
FamousDC’s Top 10 Favorite Things About the Nationals
The division leading Washington Nationals are on a tear and DC is rallying around the winning sports team. Over here at FamousDC, we thought it would be fun to list just a few of our favorite things about the Nats. Read the top 10 list.
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 …
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 …
Hyper Hill: April Showers
VRE is expanding its service [so expect happier NoVa citizens] A man tried to scale the White House fence last night [sixth attempt overall this year] WHCD wants you to remember it’s [raising money for a good cause] Rain [and stuff] Photo by Kevin Wolf
Behind the Scenes with Racing Presidents
Politico got to go behind the scenes with these DC-and-historical celebs, the racing presidents. Check out the whole slideshow here.
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
Local Radio Personality Gets Dissed by Dead President
Even local celebrities can sometimes get left hanging… Over the weekend, 94.7 Fresh FM radio personality Kelly Collis got dissed by Abe Lincoln. One thing that made Kelly feel better about Abe’s lack of respect: her amazing seat. h/t Tommy’s Instagram page.
Werth Goes Gnome
Did you get a Jayson Werth gnome? We did, too. And he’s gotten in to all kinds of trouble so far. We are here to present the adventures of Jayson Werth, Gnome, via Snapchat. North by Northwest Werth Snowwerth Waldo Werth Frozen Werth Rapunzel Werth Princess Werth Werthy the Bear …
Famous Friday [Round Up]
#HEY Are you on the list? Are your friends on the list? We’ve got happy hours coming in September. #NATIONAL Monkey selfies; That app Secret? It’s not so secret; So true we’re not sure how this made it on the Onion; Three words: mug of bacon; the White House is …
Through the Lens of Lorie Shaull
The photographer formerly known as Lorie Shaull a.k.a. Number7Cloud is famous around DC for her whimsical Little Heart Man photos, but recently she took a trip to Nationals Park and ended up with this interesting perspective.
Famous Friday [Round Up]
#NATIONAL Most hated college football teams in each state; Cat + smart collar = free wifi; Amazon is actually serious about drone package delivery; Peter Frampton literally takes matters into his own hands; Aesop Rock > Shakespeare; stressed? listen to a bodega cat; Hunter Pence trolling is the best and …
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 …