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[ 0 ] February 19, 2016

New Smithsonian Museum to open in September!

Thirteen year in the Making, the Smithsonian’s newest museum has announced their grand opening date- so book your hotel and flight. Washington D.C. is going to be the place to be this fall. And September 24 is the big day for the historic opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

[ 0 ] August 21, 2015

Famous Friday [Round Up]

Famous Friday Round Up   #WEEKEND Weather: DC is bringing us temperatures in the high 80s with absolutely no rain in sight. Stow your umbrellas and throw on the shades, DC is getting toasty…again. Awesome events you can attend this weekend: Channel your inner kid and head to the giant trampoline gym, Rebounderz; Head to the Starburst […]

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[ 0 ] August 21, 2015

FDC Hit the Club

From the same nightlife experts that brought Washingtonians Echostage, Ultrabar, and Barcode comes Soundcheck. Last night the FDC team checked it out for you at an exclusive unveiling – it was epic. After briefly considering stealing their awesome glowing speaker drink tables for our apartments, we decided to give this one our stamp of approval. This […]

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[ 0 ] August 19, 2015

A/C Wars

Take a look around your office and observe the summer fashion trends. Men are sporting their casual sport coat, khakis, ties and button downs. Women, on the other hand,  are wearing summer sun dresses and linen with heavy accessories: space heaters, endless hot tea, and walking breaks in the DC heat. According to The Washington […]

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[ 0 ] August 18, 2015

Tech Nerds in the Spotlight

It is no secret that news and journalism are becoming increasingly digital fields- separating from their physical roots in newspapers and magazines, and diving into the abstract sea of encoded technology. What many people don’t realize, however, is that much like writing words down on paper, the task of making words appear in an aesthetic, […]

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[ 0 ] August 18, 2015

Seven Years of Style on the Hill

Capitol Hill Style, a fashion blog for professional women, celebrates its seventh birthday today. Born out of restlessness during an uneventful August recesses, “Belle” became inspired to create a blog for women who want to dress for success without sacrificing personal style. Notes of feminism appear throughout the blog, as Belle addresses the difficulties women face to […]

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[ 0 ] August 14, 2015

Famous Friday [Round Up]

Famous Friday Round Up   #FAMOUSENGAGEMENT Congratulations are in order! Jeremy Art and Kelsey Jones are officially engaged. After proposing at the “whisper spot” in the United States Capital, these two C-Span love birds are ready to say “I do.” Not only did she say “yes,” but they caught the romance on camera.   #WEEKEND Weather: […]

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[ 0 ] August 14, 2015

Famous Feedback: What Do You Love Most About August Recess?

Welcome to Famous Feedback. We asked the folks that live and run this city a question and compiled the responses. In light of recess putting half the city on vacation (not really, but you know) we thought it would be fun to see what district dwellers love about August recess – a distinctly DC event. […]

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[ 0 ] August 13, 2015

IJReview Growing Faster Than Kim Kardashian’s Baby Bump

IJReview has been teasing the world with a big announcement, releasing vines throughout the day that indicate some exciting changes in their newsroom. Well, IJReview is just down the street from us, and in true nosey-neighbor fashion, we decided to track down exactly what the inconspicuous excitement is all about. (They were happy to oblige). We hate to break […]

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[ 0 ] August 11, 2015

Famous Engagement

A huge congratulations to Jeremy Art and his soon to be wife, Kelsey Jones, on their engagement. These two C-Span lovebirds will soon be tying the knot after Kelsey said, “yes” at the whisper spot in the United States Capital where Jeremy proposed (awww!). Can it get any better? Oh, most definitely. Not only was this quite a […]

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[ 0 ] August 11, 2015

6 DC Photographers to Follow on Instagram

Contributed and authored by: Allie Erenbaum, a media and marketing student at American University. Instagram is a unique and diverse platform to find inspiration. Professional and amateur photographers get the chance to tell a visual story through the photos they’ve taken. The following account are just a few of the many great DC photographers you should […]

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[ 0 ] August 10, 2015

Hilton Worldwide Taps Seasoned Veteran to Run Its Corporate Affairs Team

Bill Margaritis, a name many DC influencers are familiar with, has been chosen to lead the Hilton Worldwide Corporate Affairs Team. Margaritis, who recently served as the Senior Vice President of Global Communications and Investor Relations at the FedEx Corporation, will continue to wear many hats at Hilton Worldwide including internal & external communications, government relations […]

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[ 0 ] August 7, 2015

Famous Friday [Round Up]

Famous Friday Round Up   #HAPPYHOUR FamousDC took its talents to Cleveland and threw an epic party. A huge shout out to everyone who joined us at Lola Bistro and an even bigger thank you to GOPAC Education Fund and American Freedom Builders for giving us the opportunity to team up with them to host this awesome event. An additional thank you […]

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[ 0 ] August 6, 2015

FamousDC meets FamousCLE

So- we went to Cleveland, and threw an epic party. We’d like to say a very special thank you to GOPAC Education Fund and American Freedom Builders for allowing us to partner with them for this awesome event. The night would not have been possible without their incredibly generous support. A big thanks to PhRMA […]

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[ 0 ] August 5, 2015

Congressional Snapchat Interview Compilation

What happens when FamousDC and members of Congress get together on Snapchat? Pure unadulterated magic. To land your congressional interview with FamousDC, email paige@famousdc.com and follow @TheFamousDC on Snapchat.   Related Links: DC Story Makes Snapchat Debut Snapchat Lunch and Learn with Rob Saliterman Exclusive Snapchat Interview with Congressman Will Hurd K Street Gets Snapchat Tutorial  […]

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