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[ 0 ] March 27, 2015

Famous Friday [Round Up]

Famous Friday Round Up   ROUNDUP PRESENTED BY FLYWHEEL SPORTS On March 31, Flywheel Sports, the indoor cycling brand rapidly expanding across the United States and abroad, is opening its first DC studio in the Dupont neighborhood. Occupying the former Visions Cinema space at 1927 Florida Avenue, NW, this will be Flywheel’s largest locale to date, featuring over 60 custom-made, high-tech […]

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[ 0 ] March 27, 2015

Famous Friday [Round Up]

Famous Friday Round Up   ROUNDUP PRESENTED BY FLYWHEEL SPORTS On March 31, Flywheel Sports, the indoor cycling brand rapidly expanding across the United States and abroad, is opening its first DC studio in the Dupont neighborhood. Occupying the former Visions Cinema space at 1927 Florida Avenue, NW, this will be Flywheel’s largest locale to date, featuring over 60 custom-made, high-tech […]

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[ 0 ] March 24, 2015

6 Ways to Reduce Work Distractions

by Nicole Tieman DC is full of endless distractions. Just looking out your window can provide hours of entertainment; my view of K Street features a steady stream of business people walking briskly to important appointments and lunch meetings; tourists who I assume wandered too far from the National Mall in search of a cheap […]

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[ 0 ] March 23, 2015

Post-Administration Glow

Check out Sam Stein’s interview with President Obama for Huffington Post. Great quote from the reel: When asked how much sleep he gets a night, President Barack Obama said, “probably not enough.” “I will say that when people leave the administration and I see them six months later, they have that post-administration glow,” Obama told […]

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[ 0 ] March 23, 2015

Go Outside and Do These Things

BYT put together a great list of cool things to do in the spring, something I definitely needed. During nice days this weekend, I struggled to bring up ideas for things to do outside. Ended up taking a walk, but will be better armed for next time with things like: Weird-Ass Sculpture Scavenger Hunt Believe […]

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[ 0 ] March 23, 2015

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 on Facebook. So long, friends. […]

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[ 0 ] March 23, 2015

Your Water is Going to Smell Weird.

DCist advises, “don’t worry about it.” If your water just started smelling a bit like a swimming pool, it isn’t another mystery contaminant. Along with the start of spring comes the annual cleaning of the water pipes in D.C., as well as Arlington County and the northeastern part of Fairfax County. via

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[ 0 ] March 18, 2015

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

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[ 0 ] March 18, 2015

Chris Gindlesperger Grabs a Sweet Gig

Christopher Gindlesperger, affectionately known as “Gindy” to FamousDC, is moving from his position as Senior Director of Public Affairs at the National Beverage Association to Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications at the National Confectioners Association (NCA). Gindlesperger said leaving was “bittersweet,” surely an intended pun, but for good reason – he’s seen a lot […]

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[ 0 ] March 16, 2015

Hyper Hill: Run or Die

Ok Boston, OK WE GET IT [IT SNOWED A LOT] Truck hits Delta plane at DCA [whoopsies] Running a restaurant = [conducting an orchestra] Photo by Joe Newman submitted to the FamousDC Flickr Pool
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[ 0 ] March 10, 2015

Hyper Hill: Public Image

Metro hired two firms to [rebuild its image] This cat cafe is really happening [and they’ll write your ex’s name on a litter box] Black Cat is moving its [weeknight shows up] DC Mad Max-style ATV group [chases cop off] The P Street Whole Foods [will finally have half decent bread] Photo by JD Moore […]

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[ 0 ] March 4, 2015

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, and Massachusetts Avenue is ripe […]

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[ 0 ] March 4, 2015

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, and Massachusetts Avenue is ripe […]

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[ 0 ] March 3, 2015

FamousDC’s Famously Bingeworthy Watch-Party Tips

All photos and party tips by Allison Cunningham In a city filled with a beautiful combination of Type-A party-planners and wonky politicos, this weekend felt like an early Christmas. As Netflix released House of Cards Season 3 in its entirety, winter-weary District residents hunkered down to watch the latest season of all things Underwood. As […]

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[ 0 ] March 3, 2015

FamousDC’s Famously Bingeworthy Watch-Party Tips

All photos and party tips by Allison Cunningham In a city filled with a beautiful combination of Type-A party-planners and wonky politicos, this weekend felt like an early Christmas. As Netflix released House of Cards Season 3 in its entirety, winter-weary District residents hunkered down to watch the latest season of all things Underwood. As […]

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