The White House

  • newSecretary Tom Perez: "On Labor Day"

    Secretary Tom Perez: "On Labor Day"

    This afternoon, Labor Secretary Tom Perez sent the message below to the White House email list, asking people to add their name in support of raising the federal minimum wage.Didn't get the email? Sign up for updates here.Hi, everyone --This Labo…
    - 23 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:33pm -
  • Long-Term Unemployment Is Falling, but Still Work to Do

    Long-Term Unemployment Is Falling, but Still Work to Do

    The recent labor market data have been encouraging. Businesses have now added nearly 10 million jobs over 53 straight months of job growth, the longest streak on record. Total job gains have exceeded 200,000 in each of the last six months, the first…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage

    Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage

    President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) In this week’s address, the P…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Weekly Wrap Up: Women's Equality Day, Our National Parks Turned 98, and More
    This week, the White House celebrated Women's Equality Day, the National Park Service celebrated its 98th birthday, and President Obama addressed the American Legion, the nation's largest veteran service organization.Check out what else you may have…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:11pm -
  • More than 3.89 Million Records Released
    In September 2009, the President announced that -- for the first time in history -- White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House releases visitor records that were generated in May 2014…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • Moving Forward on International Regulatory Cooperation
    As part of President Obama’s effort to achieve smarter and more effective approaches to international regulation, today I am pleased to announce the release of the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Joint Forward Plan. The Forward Pla…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:01pm -

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DC Dinning Guide

  • Eater DC’s Wire: August 29
    Interested in learning how to make Compass Rose's cheesy bread, khachapuri? Washington Post's Going Out Guide has a feature on the popular dish. The restaurant turns out around 40 per night.Vaccaro's Desserts has been around for more than a centu…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • New CityCenter Steakhouse Anything but “Stuffy”

    New CityCenter Steakhouse Anything but “Stuffy”

    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse is gunning for the position of the District's best fine restaurant. However, the brand is hoping to keep this location on the more casual side. They will be doing away with tablecloths, going for a more "modern, s…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 6:28pm -
  • Blue Crabs and Pupusas Win Out for Best Dishes This Week

    Blue Crabs and Pupusas Win Out for Best Dishes This Week

    Washingtonian's food staff dish on their favorite dishes of the week, starting with Todd Kliman's pick: pupusas served by Pupuseria y Taqueria Rios. The pupusa, a griddled corn cake, is stuffed with slaw. Ann Limpert chooses sugar toad with ham salad…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 5:04pm -
  • Grab a Drink in Line at Rose’s Luxury

    Grab a Drink in Line at Rose’s Luxury

    The line for Rose's Luxury is only going to get worse now that Bon Appetit gave it the title of best new restaurant in America. Luckily, there are a plethora of other reputable establishments in the neighborhood more than willing to take in hungry wa…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:13pm -
  • Byrd Stadium Unleashes One-and-a-Half-Pound Pretzel

    Byrd Stadium Unleashes One-and-a-Half-Pound Pretzel

    We have to admit that the "Chessie" at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium is pretty impressive. This "monster-sized 24-ounce hot soft pretzel" is "smothered in back fin crab dip and melted cheddar cheese, then topped with a dusting of Old Bay for two…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:33pm -
  • The BLT Snags Title of DCist’s Dish of the Week

    The BLT Snags Title of DCist’s Dish of the Week

    Want to get DCist's dish of the week, the BLT, before the summer is out and tomatoes lose their healthy glow? Try heading to So's Your Mom, Duke's Grocery, or Neopol Savory Smokery this weekend. BLTs are in their prime right at this moment -- don't w…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:30pm -
  • Sip Special Oktoberfest Beers this Fall

    Sip Special Oktoberfest Beers this Fall

    We're fast approaching Oktoberfest season, and breweries are working double time to churn out this year's crop of special brews. Washingtonian names its five favorite special Oktoberfest beers. Topping the list is RhinO'fest, Lost Rhino Brewing's win…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Make Khachapuri, the Georgian Cheese Bread Sweeping DC

    Make Khachapuri, the Georgian Cheese Bread Sweeping DC

    Suddenly the word is on everyone's lips: khachapuri. What does it mean? The word refers to a dish from Georgia -- a pizza-like concoction made with cheese, egg and butter. Compass Rose restaurant serves khachapuri Adjarian, shaped like a boat and usi…
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  • newDC Kids: This Week for Kids

    DC Kids: This Week for Kids

    Boogie with the Babes WHEN: Wednesday September 3 10:30 am WHERE: Union Market, 1309 5th St NE Washington, DC 20002 COST $5 Siblings months and under FREE MORE INFORMATION: Spend the morning grooving with the Boogie Babes! After a brief hiatus, th…
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:19pm -
  • newTDCL Book Club: #GirlBoss

    TDCL Book Club: #GirlBoss

    Hey, DC Ladies! It’s a brand new month, which means it’s time for a new book! This month, we’re switching things up a bit with our very first non-fiction read! Our book for September is #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso. This book has been getting a…
    - 6 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 11:03am -
  • newWait, Wait Don’t Tell Them

    Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Them

    After you discover you’re pregnant, and have at least a small freak out over it all being real, the next thing you will probably think about is how and when to tell people.  The biggest thing to remember then, and throughout your whole pregnancy,…
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  • 4 Things To Do This Weekend

    4 Things To Do This Weekend

    We just can’t get enough of Bree and her fabulous work and love of color! And doesn’t everyone NEED a cute laundry bag? Now that we are heading into our last official weekend of Summer, fire up that grill while you still can! These five-spice Bee…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:00am -

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Digital District

  • DC Does SXSW: Vote For Your Peers
    Looking to attend SXSW 2015? Help your fellow peers get their panels chosen.The post DC Does SXSW: Vote For Your Peers appeared first on Digital District.
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:43pm -
  • Membership Monday: Kaitlin Carpenter

    Membership Monday: Kaitlin Carpenter

    Spotlight: Kaitlin Carpenter Twitter Handle: @suchtheka […]The post Membership Monday: Kaitlin Carpenter appeared first on Digital District.
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:43pm -
  • Membership Monday: Tyler Gray

    Membership Monday: Tyler Gray

    Spotlight: Tyler Gray Twitter Handle: @TylerGrayOccupat […]The post Membership Monday: Tyler Gray appeared first on Digital District.
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 5:02pm -
  • Membership Monday: Vik Reddy

    Membership Monday: Vik Reddy

    Spotlight: Vikash “Vik” Reddy   Twitte […]The post Membership Monday: Vik Reddy appeared first on Digital District.
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • Membership Monday: Chris Robinson

    Membership Monday: Chris Robinson

    Spotlight: Chris Robinson Twitter Handle: @chrisarrr, @ […]The post Membership Monday: Chris Robinson appeared first on Digital District.
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:33pm -
  • Awesome Event and Ticket Giveaway: Digital East
    Want to attend Digital East in September? We want to send you!The post Awesome Event and Ticket Giveaway: Digital East appeared first on Digital District.
    - 40 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:48pm -
  • Join us! Leadership Team Applications Now Open
    Interested in joining our leadership team? Tell us about yourself and why you will fit in!The post Join us! Leadership Team Applications Now Open appeared first on Digital District.
    - 42 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:23pm -
  • Membership Monday: Paula T. Morris

    Membership Monday: Paula T. Morris

    Spotlight: Paula T. Morris Twitter Handle: @mrsptmorris […]The post Membership Monday: Paula T. Morris appeared first on Digital District.
    - 43 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 3:49pm -
  • Membership Monday: David White

    Membership Monday: David White

    Spotlight: David White Twitter Handle: @DavidWDC and @L […]The post Membership Monday: David White appeared first on Digital District.
    - 57 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 2:47pm -
  • Membership Monday: Sarah Heffern

    Membership Monday: Sarah Heffern

    Spotlight: Sarah Heffern Twitter Handle: @smheffernOccu […]The post Membership Monday: Sarah Heffern appeared first on Digital District.
    - 71 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 4:52pm -

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Beyond DC

  • The biggest bikeshare station in each US city

    The biggest bikeshare station in each US city

    New York’s 67-dock station.Photo from Google. Throughout 2014, DC and New York have jockeyed back and forth over which city’s bikeshare system has the most stations in the United States. But who has the biggest stations? DC currently leads in the…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:10pm -
  • Why build protected bike lanes, in one happy quote

    Why build protected bike lanes, in one happy quote

    A father and son comfortably bike down a slow Arlington street. They approach the new Hayes Street cycletrack. The father asks “Want to take the special bike lane?” The son responds with an excited “Yeah!” The father and son. I overheard that…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:45pm -
  • Photos of Alexandria’s Metroway BRT, open and carrying passengers

    Photos of Alexandria’s Metroway BRT, open and carrying passengers

    The DC region’s first Bus Rapid Transit line opened this weekend. Metroway runs from Crystal City to Braddock Road, using a transitway along Route 1 in Alexandria. > Continue reading at Greater Greater Washington or > See the full flickr set
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 7:41pm -
  • Protected bike lanes could fit in DC’s traffic circles; here’s how

    Protected bike lanes could fit in DC’s traffic circles; here’s how

    London is adding protected bike lanes to one of its traffic circles. Could the same design work in DC? Would we want it to? London traffic circle, with protected bike lanes in green. Image by London. London city workers recently began rebuilding the…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 5:57pm -
  • A cycletrack appears in Pentagon City

    A cycletrack appears in Pentagon City

    Arlington’s first significant protected bike lane quietly popped up last week in Pentagon City. It runs on South Hayes Street from 15th Street to Fern Street, next to Virginia Highlands Park. South Hayes Street cycletrack. Photo by Darren Buck. The…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:45pm -
  • With its new plaza, Tysons begins to feel urban

    With its new plaza, Tysons begins to feel urban

    Metro’s Silver Line isn’t the only indication the transformation of Tysons Corner is clearly underway. Further undeniable evidence: The Plaza, a popular new urban-style open space at the front door to Tysons Corner Center mall. The Plaza (that’…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:12pm -
  • More households near transit mean more transit riders

    More households near transit mean more transit riders

    Pop quiz: Can you name the 5 Metro stations that have the highest number of households within a half-mile walk? Here’s a hint: More riders walk to those 5 stations each morning than to just about any others in the system. It’s not a coincidence.…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 4:05pm -
  • Photo: An actual bus running in the Route 1 transitway

    Photo: An actual bus running in the Route 1 transitway

    This bus is not in service. But it is running in Alexandria’s Metroway BRT corridor, presumably on a test run. It’s pretty exciting to see the region’s first BRT so close to starting. The BRT opens for real on Sunday, August 24.  Cross-posted…
    - 21 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 6:15pm -
  • DDOT’s 5-point plan to improve 16th Street buses

    DDOT’s 5-point plan to improve 16th Street buses

    DDOT isn’t yet willing to install a bus lane on 16th Street, but the agency is moving forward on a host of other improvements, and will study a bus lane next year. The 16th Street bus line is bursting at the seams. It carries more than half of rush…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 6:41pm -
  • Build protected transit lanes using cycletrack bollards

    Build protected transit lanes using cycletrack bollards

    Simple plastic bollards and slight changes to lanes are enough to turn a regular bike lane into a cycletrack. Could the same trick work for bus lanes? Bollard-protected bus lane in Washington state. Image from Zachary Ziegler on Vine. DC’s 7th Stre…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 5:05pm -

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The President Wears Prada

  • Afternoon Brunch at Santa Maria Novella

    Afternoon Brunch at Santa Maria Novella

    A Peek Inside Santa Maria Novella and its Centuries-Old Scents & Potions The centerpiece of the bright and airy store in Chevy Chase STORE MANAGER DWAYNE BRICE SELECTS SOME OF HIS FAVORITE PRODUCTS Celebrity hairstylist Johnny Wright was the host of…
    - 25 Nov 13, 4:58pm -
  • Mara Hoffman Spring/Summer 2014

    Mara Hoffman Spring/Summer 2014

    Rainbow warrior colors + print overdrive One of my favorite looks, featuring embroidered serpents and hip-long warrior braids A lovely layered cutout dress in a bright third-eye motif A chic fitted jumpsuit Twin cutout gowns in a pink and orange ……
    - 30 Sep 13, 12:30pm -
  • Marissa Webb Spring/Summer 2014

    Marissa Webb Spring/Summer 2014

    Tomboy chic at the designer’s first runway show One of my favorite looks: A modern boxy blazer layered over a shirt & tie, paired with a leather skirt A chic tweed tunic – perfect for layering I was a big … Continue reading →
    - 27 Sep 13, 12:30pm -
  • Candela Spring/Summer 2014 Presentation

    Candela Spring/Summer 2014 Presentation

    Perfect messy hair, lace + crop tops: inspired by the ocean I loved the easiness of this dress – I’d layer it over a chunky knit Delicate lace geometric panels inspired by the shapes of sails the use of rope … Continue reading →
    - 23 Sep 13, 12:30pm -
  • Tadashi Shoji SS2014 Runway

    Tadashi Shoji SS2014 Runway

    Sweet liberation in frosted colors graced the runway One of our favorite models, the fairy princess Nastya Kusakina, wearing an embroidered and grid corded tulle peplum gown The lace theme of the show extends to the front runway wall A … Continue r…
    - 21 Sep 13, 12:30pm -
  • BCBG Max Azria Runway Spring/Summer 2014

    BCBG Max Azria Runway Spring/Summer 2014

    Deconstructed staples in pale blue, white, & khaki + fantastic prints – one of the strongest shows this season A model wears Epiphany Eyewear – glasses with an embedded video camera Love the layered sleeves The elusively chic ability to … Conti…
    - 20 Sep 13, 12:30pm -
  • Journey Through New York Fashion Week SS 2014

    Journey Through New York Fashion Week SS 2014

    A playground of street style and fashion celebrity Ashley and I had a chance to chat with the gorgeous Aimee of Song of Style – she’s as sweet as she looks in photos Late for a show and trying to … Continue reading →
    - 16 Sep 13, 12:30pm -
  • ANTHOM Lookbook Summer 2013 Outtakes

    ANTHOM Lookbook Summer 2013 Outtakes

    A project close to our hearts… UZI tunic silk blend sweatshirt from It’s Me by Dina Linnik Cut Out Midriff Dress from ANTHOM Hologram Panel Mesh Top from ANTHOM We are so proud of and excited for our first ANTHOM Lookbook. We sat … Continue…
    - 15 Jul 13, 12:30pm -
  • White on white with Proenza Schouler on top

    White on white with Proenza Schouler on top


    - 24 Jun 13, 12:30pm -
  • Goddess of Babylon: The Tabernacle Dress

    Goddess of Babylon: The Tabernacle Dress

    I love when a designer’s inspiration for a collection can be palpably experienced in a single garment “My muse, Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of love and war had to find new clothes to wear on an expedition to uncover the ruins of … Continue…
    - 28 May 13, 12:30pm -

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  • 5 Espionage Myths–The November Man

    5 Espionage Myths–The November Man

    It is a fast action thriller starring Pierce Brosnan and Luke Bracey that rockets viewers through the Russian and Serbian shadow world with everything from brutal assassins to rogue top-level operatives. It is also a comprehensive collection of espio…
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    After Years of Risk, Grace is Still on the Bloom

    Grace in a line of risk demonstrates the lifetime that unfolds in each moment we experience.
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    Hanging Out With a Noren

    If you've eaten sushi anywhere, or visited Japan, you've probably seen a noren--though you might not have realized it at the time.
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  • The Pet of a Lifetime: Have You Had One?

    The Pet of a Lifetime: Have You Had One?

    Since it was National Dog Day this week, I’m celebrating the pet who rocked my lifetime. Have you had one of those? The kind of pet who’s a member of the family, and who is mourned long after they’re gone? Hoshi was everything a dog should be:…
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    Labor Day and the Triangle Factory Fire

    Labor Day was declared a federal holiday in 1894. Its purpose was to honor the American worker, in a time when labor unions were fighting to make conditions safer and wages more fair. The legislation to make it a holiday had been pushed through Congr…
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  • PERSONAL POWER

    PERSONAL POWER

      PERSONAL POWER By Vicki Hinze   We all have personal power.  At times, we feel our lives are out of control, as if we are helpless and maybe even hopeless.  We get trapped in the clutter of the reality we’ve created and we lose sight of what…
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  • Do you want to help fight child trafficking? Here’s what we can do.

    Do you want to help fight child trafficking? Here’s what we can do.

    Do you want to help fight child trafficking? Here’s what we can do. On September 16, hundreds of activists and fundraisers will donate to anti-trafficking organizations throughout the US, coming together in a national movement to fight child traffi…
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  • Henry Ossian Flipper and What West Point Can Teach Hollywood

    Henry Ossian Flipper and What West Point Can Teach Hollywood

    Flipper was not the first African-American to attend West Point, but he was the first to graduate. Life at West Point has never been easy for any cadet, but black cadets suffered the extra stress of racial hatred from some of the senior white cadets.…
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  • Mindful Eating Returned Me to Life

    Mindful Eating Returned Me to Life

    Mindlessly, I lived, not present for any of it. Rather, I looked to the days when remission would return—as it always had for the thirty years previous—then, I would return to life as I had known it but I never did.
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    Beautiful, Bombproof Bonsai

    by Susan Spann Most people have seen a bonsai tree, and most of us know they come from Japan–or at least, that the techniques and art form are Japanese in origin. But many people don’t realize how ancient the art of bonsai really is, or what am…
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Famous D.C.

  • Famous Friday [Round Up]
    #THELIST Are you on our list? We’re pulling together happy hours in September and October on Capitol Hill. #NATIONAL Yo, Russia – chill bro, you’re being totally harsh; 50 Cent vs. Floyd Mayweather update: point to Mayweather; is this the new …
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  • #TBT Is It November Yet?
    For realz.The post #TBT Is It November Yet? appeared first on FamousDC.
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  • 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…
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  • Recess Bucket List
    It’s the last two weeks of recess. Have you checked everything off your recess bucket list? Better start working if you haven’t… Put off every conceivable task that you could until next week Taken a three-hour lunch at Bullfeathers Taken a much…
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  • 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; t…
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  • Hyper Hill: August Wire
    Have $342,552? Want a kid? [D.C. is your place to be] American History is about to get a little more [LGBT] Pharrell’s hat (yes that one) is about to get a little more [Newseum] Sign of the Virginia Whale [spotted in a river] DC’s Pokémon world…
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  • Famous Friday [Round Up]
    #NATIONAL ~shark week~; RIP Robin Williams, we will miss you; Newsflash: 23 million of Twitter’s ‘active users’ are bots; #DISTRICT Jayson Werth drives. Fast.; Yes, the Pokémon World Championships is in DC this weekend; Mid-August that feels…
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  • The Jane Doze, Taking DC By Storm
    First thing’s first they’re the trillest. FamousDC friends and super-dope DJ duo The Jane Doze are coming back to DC for Trillectro music festival on August 23. We’ll be there – will you? The Janes sent us over their 10 minute #Trillectro…
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    #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…
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  • District Nights AKA Drew Geraci on his A-game
    District Nights from Drew Geraci (District 7 Media) on Vimeo. TheVoder.com ©2011 Andrew S. GeraciThe post District Nights AKA Drew Geraci on his A-game appeared first on FamousDC.
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  • Famous Friday [Round Up]
    #NATIONAL Did someone just call double-stuffed Oreos gauche?; Amazon will offer you a dollar to take their slower delivery service; surely we don’t need reading glasses yet, but when we do…; Goin’ to Mars again y’all; who watched Sharknado 2?…
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  • Snowpiercer: The Review
    The Skinny (no spoilers) Sci-fi is very similar to comedy in that it disarms the audience and allows, through a fanciful and outlandish story, the creators to highlight some taboo truth or impolite reality. The subject matter becomes more palatable t…
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  • Best Reactions to the “50 Most Beautiful” List
    There have been a lot of reactions to The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful List, a tradition 11 years in the running, but we’ve collected a few of the best here. Enjoy. Best Use of Smarmy Sarcasm “Scientifically speaking, the most beautiful person on t…
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    #NATIONAL #DarthVader2016; 100 days until the election, can you make it?; Summer Vortex > Polar Vortex; Yelp trends: Chicken or the egg?; Nope nope nope nope; Could a Sharknado actually happen?; Type /ponystream into your gchat, just do it; Don’t…
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  • Reactions to Metro Could Only Be This Happy in Commercials
    The post Reactions to Metro Could Only Be This Happy in Commercials appeared first on FamousDC.
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  • Show Your Badge Program

    Show Your Badge Program

    We want you to enjoy our world-class restaurants, attractions and performing arts while you’re in town. To participate, simply show your conference/convention badge to any of our participating partners and receive VIP treatment and exclusive discou…
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  • Service Request RFP

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  • Summer Festivals for Families
    With the kids out of school, summer calls for a slate of activities for the whole family to enjoy, indoors and out. DC hosts numerous summer festivals that offer fun for children, adults and even adults that want to behave like children. Build your D…
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  • Zoo Babies!

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  • Getting Around: National Cherry Blossom Festival Edition
    In town celebrating spring and the blooming of the cherry blossom trees? Once you’ve settled in, you’ll need to know how to get around DC in order to enjoy all that the National Cherry Blossom Festival (running from March 20- April 13), the seaso…
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Washington Nationals

  • newNationals add six players to expanded roster
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Amanda Comak The Washington Nationals September call-ups arrived on Monday as the team recalled RHP Aaron Barrett, LHP Xavier Cedeno, C Sandy Leon, 1B/OF Tyler Moore and RHP B…
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  • Wilmer Difo named South Atlantic League MVP; Lucas Giolito named Most Outstanding Pitcher & Top Prospect
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Amanda Comak Two more Washington Nationals prospects earned end-of-year accolades on Thursday with the South Atlantic League announcing Single-A Hagerstown infielder Wilmer Dif…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 6:04pm -
  • Nationals sending seven to Arizona Fall League
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Kyle Brostowitz The Arizona Fall League announced its rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday and seven Washington Nationals farmhands, along with one manager and one trainer, w…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 10:19pm -
  • Steven Souza Jr. named IL MVP and Rookie of the Year; Billy Gardner Jr. named Manager of the Year
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Amanda Comak The finest season in recent memory for the Washington Nationals’ Triple-A affiliate Syracuse Chiefs produced several accolades on Tuesday as the International Le…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:08pm -
  • Michael A. Taylor named Eastern League Rookie of the Year
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Amanda Comak Michael A. Taylor’s breakout season earned him his first Major League promotion, featured his first Major League hit and home run, and catapulted him through th…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 2:08pm -
  • Nationals Enjoy Visit to Diabetes Care Complex
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Matt Laux On June 5, 2013, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation celebrated with Children’s National Health System as the ribbon was cut for the Washington Nationals Diabe…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 7:05pm -
  • Nationals select contract of OF Nate Schierholtz, option Michael A. Taylor to Triple-A
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals by Amanda Comak Adding a left-handed option to their bench, the Washington Nationals selected the contract of outfielder Nate Schierholtz on Saturday morning, optioned outfielder…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 4:14pm -
  • Nationals Magazine Preview: Kevin Frandsen; His Brother’s Keeper
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals The following is an excerpt from the August/September issue of Nationals Magazine. To read the full story, visit nationals.com/publications to find out how you can subscribe. The…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 3:47pm -
  • Nationals Game Notes — Aug. 22 vs. San Francisco
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals Game No. 127: Washington Nationals (73-53) vs. San Francisco Giants (67-59) | 7:05 p.m. ET | Nationals Park Pitching Match-Up: RHP Doug Fister (12-3, 2.20 ERA) vs. RHP Tim Hu…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:57pm -
  • Nationals Magazine Preview: Doug Fister; Rapid Fire
    Twitter: @Nationals | Facebook: Nationals | Instagram: @Nationals The following is an excerpt from the August/September issue of Nationals Magazine. To read the full story, visit nationals.com/publications to find out how you can subscribe. The…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 9:05pm -

@Nationals

Washington Capitals

  • 30-in-30: Dynamic Burakovsky leads Capitals' top 10 prospects
    With a new general manager in Brian MacLellan and a new coach in Barry Trotz, training camp will be a clean slate for the Washington Capitals.That includes a talented group of prospects that will be looking to impress the new staff and potenti...
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 3:13pm -
  • 30-in-30: New regime aims to get more out of Capitals lineup
    For the first time in six seasons the Washington Capitals did not make the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2013-14. That led to some substantial changes.Brian MacLellan became the third general manager in the past 32 years, replacing long-tenured Geor...
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 3:06pm -
  • 30-in-30: Versatile Laich eager to help Capitals again
    Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich couldn't wait for Monday to come. It's the day he's finally scheduled to hit the ice and incorporate skating into his offseason training regimen. It's been two years since Laich has been as energized a...
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • 30-in-30: Trotz-Ovechkin bond among questions facing Capitals
    A new general manager (Brian MacLellan), new coach (Barry Trotz) and two high-priced veteran additions to the blue line (Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik) indicate the Capitals will have a new look this season after their streak of six consecutive a...
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 2:57pm -
  • 30-in-30: Trotz confident he can fix what ailed Capitals
    NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout August. As part of his exercise in discovering information about his new team, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz has been ask...
    - 29 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 2:45pm -
  • Capitals Sign Nathan Walker
    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Nathan Walker to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.Walker, 20, became the first Australian drafted to the .…
    - 39 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 3:36pm -

@Washcaps

Yummy 411

  • Loc Maintenance: Summer Edition!

    Loc Maintenance: Summer Edition!

    Every summer I ask any hair stylist my most popular two questions of the summer:How do I keep locs smelling fresh in the summer heat between appointments and how do I protect my locs during swimming??This time I posed my questions to master loctician…
    - 75 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 3:36am -
  • Mother's Day Pop Up Shop in the DMV

    Mother's Day Pop Up Shop in the DMV

    Mother's Day is around the corner. What do you have planned? Stop by the Mother's Day Pop Up Shop by Key2Impressions at the Hilton Garden Inn. Celebrate Mother's Day shopping your heart out at this fun shopping event.
    - 24 Apr 14, 4:39am -
  • Work Out Essentials with Adidas for Women Body Spray

    Work Out Essentials with Adidas for Women Body Spray

    Work Out Essentials by yummy411 featuring Adidas Women's Body SprayAre  you getting in those workouts, getting Summer ready? I have a lot more to accomplish that will take much longer than the arrival of Summer.  I'm making more efforts to get movi…
    - 23 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • Beyonce Rise Fragrance Review

    Beyonce Rise Fragrance Review

    It's been said that Beyonce' named her new fragrance Rise because she was inspired by her favorite Maya Angelou poem, Still I Rise.I wonder if Beyonce' watched Moesha with the rest of us and saw Maya Angelou preaching to the young homie, Moesha? (For…
    - 18 Feb 14, 1:00am -
  • My La Femme Blush Palette Swatches

    My La Femme Blush Palette Swatches

     Swatches on NC45 skin (no flash), NC55 skin (flash), NC45 skin (flash)After rereading my last post as a blog reader, I thought 'what good is waxing poetic about the product if you can't see swatches for yourself?Here are swatches in the same order…
    - 5 Feb 14, 2:38am -
  • Moment of Pride: La Femme Blushes in the Z Palette

    Moment of Pride: La Femme Blushes in the Z Palette

    Read below why I'm so proud of this palette and mini reviews of La Femme blushes and the Z Palette! I've been a fan of the Z Palette system for a while--  sturdy casing with a magnetized, open space system for different sized makeup pans.   A defi…
    - 3 Feb 14, 5:00am -
  • Shop for Shoes at Night? Swapping Used Makeup?

    Shop for Shoes at Night? Swapping Used Makeup?

    Why You Should Never Shop for Shoes at NightAnd other crazy facts that will help you get the most out of your health and beauty routinesThis is a TotalBeauty.com Skin Care articleWhen it comes to our health and beauty routines, timing really is every…
    - 28 Jan 14, 5:00am -
  • New Fragrance: Roses de Chloe

    New Fragrance: Roses de Chloe

    Chloe's new fragrance Roses de Chloe  was created by master perfumer Michel Almairac in collaboration with Mylène Alran.  Roses de Chloé was developed with bergamot notes in the top, joined by a heart of damascena rose essence and magnolia, and a…
    - 24 Jan 14, 5:04am -
  • Never Forget Why You Started with Erin Scandalous Beauty

    Never Forget Why You Started with Erin Scandalous Beauty

    Erin of Scandalous Beauty recently did a video answering questions for the YouTuber interview tag and gives us the deets on how she she got started and why she quit, gives us the low on jealousy and tips on how to keep going when your thirst (motivat…
    - 21 Jan 14, 5:00am -
  • RETROspective for Dimension Mag

    RETROspective for Dimension Mag

    This weekend, I did makeup for a maternity shoot that Leomard Poteat, my fave photographer, was shooting. I thought back to the last time we worked together. It was a mag spread that you may have seen behind the scene photos for on my IG or FB, but I…
    - 13 Jan 14, 12:25am -
  • Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara Review

    Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara Review

      Hey lovelies! I was raving to Kia about the Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara, so she asked that I share my thoughts with all of you on the blog. Well, it’s been a few weeks and I’ve had time to really form an opinion about this product. First,…
    - 12 Jan 14, 3:33am -
  • Twinkling Skies FOTD

    Twinkling Skies FOTD

    I wanted to use some color instead of my regular neutrals. I was inspired by items in my stash as I was doing a bit of reorganizing.  Blues, purples and sparkles were ingredients for this recipe.   This felt more dramatic in person. The major pl…
    - 9 Jan 14, 5:00am -
  • My Top 3 Moments of 2013

    My Top 3 Moments of 2013

    For me, 2013 wrapped up and became an interesting year. I started out on a high note, attending a Magnolia Makeup Meet-Up to a very low note of losing my grandfather right after Christmas. Through the ups and downs, highs and lows, I came up with my…
    - 8 Jan 14, 5:00am -
  • MAC Masterclass Brushes

    MAC Masterclass Brushes

    MAC released some new makeup brushes, Masterclass brushes, in 2013 that resembled toothbrushes.   I didn't really pay them any attention as all  the brushes I have I love and use with purpose... Nothing's broke, there's nothing to fix.  Plus, I'v…
    - 2 Jan 14, 9:13pm -
  • MAC x Proenza Schouler Spring 2014

    MAC x Proenza Schouler Spring 2014


    - 2 Jan 14, 6:08pm -
  • Beauties rocking MAC's Exclusive Event lipstick

    Beauties rocking MAC's Exclusive Event lipstick

    Hey dolls! I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas. The kid got a few things from his wishlist and we spent the day with family.  A good time! I didn't wear any special makeup.  I wanted to earlier that morning, but I guess it was a fleeting fee…
    - 30 Dec 13, 3:00am -
  • The Cosmetics Company Outlet at Tanger Outlets at National Harbor

    The Cosmetics Company Outlet at Tanger Outlets at National Harbor

    This past weekend I visited the CCO at the new  Tanger Outlets in the DMV (DC, Maryland  and VA) area.  Honestly, the CCO was the only reason I wanted to go to the outlets. No more planning trips to Arundel or Leesburg to get to a CCO! I now have…
    - 19 Dec 13, 10:19pm -
  • Fast Friends with NYX Butter Glosses Merengue and Creme Brulee

    Fast Friends with NYX Butter Glosses Merengue and Creme Brulee

    NYX says: "Buttery soft and silky smooth, our scrumptious new Butter Lip Gloss tastes as sweet as a sugar cookie—and makes your lips look downright luscious. Swipe it on alone or over your favorite lipstick for creamy sheer to medium coverage th…
    - 17 Dec 13, 6:33am -
  • Teen Yummy411 MAC Cyber Lipstick

    Teen Yummy411 MAC Cyber Lipstick

     CYBER!I've seen Cyber, I swatched it and was ready to experience it. My expectations were for it to be a dry, matte lipstick and that it lay beautifully on my lips. Cyber super missed me with all that, lol.Using a liner to fully cover the lips befo…
    - 17 Dec 13, 3:40am -
  • Instagram Update December 2013

    Instagram Update December 2013

      It's December! Wow time flies.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, now on to the holiday parties and Christmas!  If you follow me on IG, you probably have a decent update of what I've been up to, but for those that don't, here's a collage!1.I was on a mak…
    - 15 Dec 13, 8:05pm -
  • Halloween Inspiration

    Halloween Inspiration

    It's barely September or Fall, but it's not too early to get costume ideas for Halloween! Gotta be prepared before the rush hits! I wasn't sure if I wanted to get into the festivities this year, mainly because nothing sparked my interest. Oh boy, d…
    - 8 Sep 13, 4:44am -
  • Beyonce's New Haircut!

    Beyonce's New Haircut!

    Move over Cassie, Rihanna and Michelle Obama, King Bey aka Third Ward Trill has a new haircut with awesome color from celebrity stylist Rita Hazan, who is known for reinventing celebs with statement styles. Rita Hazan created Beyonce's color for her…
    - 8 Aug 13, 9:35pm -
  • Birthday and Summer Vacation Recap

    Birthday and Summer  Vacation Recap

    June was my birthday month and I celebrated like a rockstar!  (For me that is, ha!) With my birthday being on a Friday, early in the month,  I did a birthday happy hour and club hopped!  It was great! I also spent a night out with some friends and…
    - 2 Aug 13, 3:37pm -
  • Summer Skin Guide, Love Palettes? Check this out!

    Summer Skin Guide, Love Palettes?  Check this out!

    Summer Skin Guide Series This guide to summer skin can take you from hot mess to success from start to finish This is a TotalBeauty.com Body articleYou totally planned to start that detox diet, fitness regimen, and skin care routine overhaul months…
    - 2 Aug 13, 4:25am -
  • African Pride's Ultimate Beauty Social, Washington DC

    African Pride's Ultimate Beauty Social, Washington DC

    In June, I attended the African Pride Ultimate Beauty Social where I had the pleasure to hear a wonderful panel of speakers share their experiences and opinions on hair and to learn about African Pride's line of Shea Butter Miracle products.  I'm so…
    - 24 Jul 13, 9:37pm -

@yummy411

DC After 5

  • Happy Hour Submission

    Happy Hour Submission

    (Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)The post Happy Hour Submission appeared first on DC After Five.
    - 6 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:21am -
  • Bright-N-Pint Neon-Themed Bar Crawl

    Bright-N-Pint Neon-Themed Bar Crawl

    Coming to Dupont Circle on Saturday, Sept. 13, Bright-N-Pint is the area’s largest and most electrified, brightly colored and neon themed bar crawl.(Visited 29 times, 2 visits today)The post Bright-N-Pint Neon-Themed Bar Crawl appeared first on D…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:28pm -
  • Capital City Showcase Next DMV Roast: Congress

    Capital City Showcase Next DMV Roast: Congress

    The Capital City Showcase, the variety show with the best comedians, musicians, and performing artists in the DC area, returns with its latest feature: The DMV Roast, on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8 p.m.(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)The post…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:24am -
  • Taste of Georgetown Celebrates 21 Years

    Taste of Georgetown Celebrates 21 Years

    The Taste of Georgetown, celebrates its 21st year on Saturday, September 13 from 12 noon-5 p.m. with creative tastes from more than 35 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, as well as an expansive Craft Beer and Wine Pavilion and live entertainme…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 10:17pm -
  • Ivy & Coney Gets Iced for ALS

    Ivy & Coney Gets Iced for ALS

    Of course you’ve heard of the ALS Challenge … if you’re nominated, you have to dump a ‘cooler’ full of ice-cold-water over your head. If you don’t, you’re expected to donate $25 (or more) to the charity.Well the guys at Ivy & Coney cam…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:45am -
  • Sonoma’s Annual Crab Fest: $40 All-You-Can-Eat

    Sonoma’s Annual Crab Fest: $40 All-You-Can-Eat

    $40 dollars will get you all you can eat crab and two sides of your choice.(Visited 17 times, 1 visits today)The post Sonoma’s Annual Crab Fest: $40 All-You-Can-Eat appeared first on DC After Five.
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:46pm -
  • The Fray to Perform at the National Zoo’s Rock-N-Roar

    The Fray to Perform at the National Zoo’s Rock-N-Roar

    September 12, Rock-N-Roar at the National Zoo, will feature the Fray performing live.(Visited 37 times, 1 visits today)The post The Fray to Perform at the National Zoo’s Rock-N-Roar appeared first on DC After Five.
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:33pm -
  • 6th Annual DC Beer Week

    6th Annual DC Beer Week

    You'll find a lot of great deals (and great brew) during DC Beer Week.(Visited 10 times, 1 visits today)The post 6th Annual DC Beer Week appeared first on DC After Five.
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 8:58pm -
  • Win Tickets: All Things Go Fall Classic

    Win Tickets: All Things Go Fall Classic

    Enter to win a pair of tickets to the All Things Go Fall Classic, taking place at Dock 5 at Union Market.(Visited 23 times, 1 visits today)The post Win Tickets: All Things Go Fall Classic appeared first on DC After Five.
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:45pm -
  • Mellow Mushroom Celebrates 40 Years with $2.50 Pizzas

    Mellow Mushroom Celebrates 40 Years with $2.50 Pizzas

    Mellow Mushroom is celebrating four decades of dishing out pizzas and to thank you, they're rolling back prices to 1974.(Visited 130 times, 1 visits today)The post Mellow Mushroom Celebrates 40 Years with $2.50 Pizzas appeared first on DC After Fiv…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 8:40pm -

@dcafterfive

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities


@TheDCArts
Travel Washington, DC: A Global City
Travel Washington, DC: A Global CityIndulge your international side. Washington, DC is a worldwide center with cultural influences at every turn, from dining and architecture to sports, museums...From:washingtondcViews:4876ratingsTime:01:…
- 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:05am -
Adventure
AdventureStep inside the shoes of a city explorer and discover new skylines, neighborhoods and people in Washington, DC. As she leaves, the cycle starts all over again.From:washingtondcViews:165311ratingsTime:01:07More inTravel & Events
- 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:29pm -
Welcome to Washington DC
Welcome to Washington DCGet a glimpse of the real Washington, DC and learn to see the city like a local. Soundtrack from Tabi Bonney's "Nuthin But A Hero"From:washingtondcViews:91878101ratingsTime:01:19More inTravel & Events
- 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 8:19pm -
DC Cool
DC CoolWhether it's monuments by moonlight, experiencing a unique art exhibit, sipping a local craft brew or savoring a dish from the hottest new neighborhood eater...From:washingtondcViews:217313ratingsTime:01:44More inTravel & Events
- 14 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:19am -
DC - Get Lost In It
DC - Get Lost In ItGo off the Mall in Washington, DC and discover another side to the nation's capital. From culture and neighborhood cafes to night-long dance parties, you can...From:washingtondcViews:1150983ratingsTime:01:01More inTra…
- 35 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:38pm -
Washington, DC - Live to Eat
Washington, DC - Live to EatDC's dining scene has arrived. Familiar TV chefs, the latest foodie crazes (see: food trucks and doughnuts), under-the-radar dives—it's all part of DC's dini...From:washingtondcViews:10872ratingsTime:01:06Mo…
- 68 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 8:47pm -
What's Happening in DC this Summer
What's Happening in DC this SummerSo much is happening this summer in the city! Check out what you'll find in the nation's capital when you book your summer vacation at washington.org/summer.From:washingtondcViews:185084ratingsTime:01:38…
- 16 May 14, 1:49pm -
#DCisOpen
#DCisOpenDC is Open! The government may be on shutdown but Washington, DC is alive and well. More than 55 marvelous museums, 2000 tempting restaurants and 28000 cus...From:washingtondcViews:426021ratingsTime:01:41More inTravel & Events
- 20 Jan 14, 4:47am -
Date Nights DC
Date Nights DCRamp up the romance in DC. Visit datenightsdc.org for date ideas and deals that are sure to please.From:washingtondcViews:3841ratingsTime:00:31More inTravel & Events
- 16 Jan 14, 2:52pm -
Date Nights DC
Date Nights DCDate Nights DC is back to spice up your February with hot deals and discounts, 100+ date ideas and a variety of ideas to help you explore the romantic side o...From:washingtondcViews:48855ratingsTime:00:31More inTravel & E…
- 9 Jan 14, 11:43am -
DC is for Families
DC is for FamiliesLooking for some family fun in Washington, DC this summer? DC-based family travel expert Candyce Stapen provides great suggestions for a tour of the nation's...From:washingtondcViews:307720ratingsTime:01:05More inTrave…
- 22 Nov 13, 8:18pm -
Washington, DC - Make a Night of It
Washington, DC - Make a Night of ItA heady mix of craft cocktails, chic lounges and DJs spinning beats make for a bona fide nightlife scene in Washington, DC. Get lost in it.From:washingtondcViews:4280ratingsTime:00:50More inTravel & Ev…
- 16 Jul 13, 4:53pm -

Better in Bulk

  • Game Day Fashion – Seven Simple Looks for College Football Tailgating

    Game Day Fashion – Seven Simple Looks for College Football Tailgating

      Despite the fact that I’m missing my daughter as she starts her first year of college 2000 miles away, I am loving reliving my own college days through her. I loved college! Fall is one of the most exciting times on a college campus, thanks to f…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:43pm -
  • Devils Tower National Monument – #PSF Give Me Your Best Shot

    Devils Tower National Monument – #PSF Give Me Your Best Shot

      It feels like a lifetime since we stopped at Devils Tower in Wyoming. My husband has wanted to see Devil’s Tower in person since he was a kid who loved the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and it just happened to be on the road between…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 8:00pm -
  • Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip #ProudOfIt #ad

    Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip #ProudOfIt #ad

      This recipe for Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip is brought to you by MIRACLE WHIP but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. It’s hard to believe we’ve reached the end of summer! I don’t know about you, but we aren’t ready to let s…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:50pm -
  • Saving Money on Car Insurance Coverage

    Saving Money on Car Insurance Coverage

      As a mother with a college-aged daughter who is also a driver, along with a 10th grade daughter who will be learning to drive in the next year, saving money on car insurance is a big deal. This is a sponsored post guest post. Thoughts expressed wi…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:11pm -
  • 100% All-Natural Family Adventure #GCFLnofilter

    100% All-Natural Family Adventure #GCFLnofilter

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As summer comes to a close and the kids head back to school, I am reminded why I love summer so much.  Sleeping in, spending quality AND q…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Yes, We Are Back to School! #WW

    Yes, We Are Back to School! #WW

      The kids are so excited to be back to school! I am full of mixed emotions. I’m not quite ready for the summer to be over and to have the kids gone all day…especially as my oldest daughter starts her first year of college 2000 miles away from h…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:54pm -
  • Breakfast for Dinner Recipe Collection #Foodie

    Breakfast for Dinner Recipe Collection #Foodie

      Some of the best foods in the world are breakfast foods….but I don’t really love cooking so early in the morning. My solution? Eat my favorite breakfast foods for dinner! It’s one of our family’s favorite dinners to make regularly. I pulle…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:08pm -
  • Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Activity Sheets

    Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Activity Sheets

    Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day was – no joke – one of my favorite picture books as a kid. My mom probably read it to me dozens and dozens of times. Alexander was so relatable….I mean, how many of us didn’t have a…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • Blast Back to School with a Giveaway! #MyMemoryLane

    Blast Back to School with a Giveaway! #MyMemoryLane

      This blast back to school giveaway is sponsored by YesVideo. All thoughts are my own. It’s hard to believe that in just a matter of a few days, my kids will be back in school for a brand new school year. Our summer has been a whirlwind of fun an…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • This is Where I Leave You Book Club #TIWILY

    This is Where I Leave You Book Club #TIWILY

      This post is sponsored by Warner Bros. Pictures’ THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, but all thoughts are my own. When I was offered the chance to check out the book This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper before the movie comes out on September 19…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:05pm -

@1momof5

You're Welcome

  • Tipping point

    Tipping point

    Flew into LA for the day and the venue sent a towncar service to pick me up at the airport. I realized I didn’t have any cash when I got in the car, so I asked the driver if I […]
    - 56 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 8:51pm -
  • Poser

    Poser

    So I’m sitting at an airport gate wearing a Montreal Canadiens t-shirt because I ran out of clothes on the road, and it was $7 at Walmart. Well, they’re apparently in the Stanley Cup conference finals this year and the […]
    - 98 days ago, 27 May 14, 8:06pm -
  • I hope they choose me…
    This week on “Exhale” we talk about Family — how to make time for love relationships, how to care and prepare for aging or ill parents, etc. In this short outtake Rene and I talk with Bryan Gaines, Co-Chair and […]
    - 19 May 14, 10:38pm -
  • Last Comic Standing is back!

    Last Comic Standing is back!

    Hey guys! Last Comic Standing is back for season 8 and guess who’s gonna be on it…? That’s right, Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans. And also, me. The show premieres May 22 at 9pm on NBC and If you […]
    - 19 May 14, 10:01pm -
  • On breaking up with chicken: A Collection of Haiku
    Beloved chicken I don’t believe what they say You wouldn’t hurt me But I really want To get better without drugs No meat for EJ I bought tofurkey It will never take your place A bad impostor Maybe one day […]
    - 26 Feb 14, 9:14pm -
  • Coogi makes everything better

    Coogi makes everything better

    Sometimes when I’m feeling’ blah, Jesus sends someone wearing Coogi in the 21st century across my path and everything seems just a little brighter. Oh Coogi… Thanks Jesus.
    - 18 Feb 14, 7:04pm -
  • Arthritis better be funny

    Arthritis better be funny

    It genuinely pisses me (and every other comedian, for that matter) off when I tell someone about an unfortunate thing that has happened in my life and he/she responds with some variation of “well, at least it’s good material.” It’s […]
    - 16 Feb 14, 8:59pm -
  • Monkey love

    Monkey love

    Somebody help me get this monkey off my back. This picture of me and Mindy the Monkey was taken during a show I had at the US Air Force Academy. Doesn’t she look excited? Don’t I look like I’m stifling […]
    - 7 Feb 14, 11:54pm -
  • Take that, Jack Sparrow!

    Take that, Jack Sparrow!

    On my last nite in LA , I went to the shooting range with a friend. I don’t think I’d ever own a gun — I don’t even like loading them. But shooting (AT PAPER TARGETS) in a controlled environment […]
    - 3 Feb 14, 12:02pm -
  • Heisman

    Heisman

    Yup. This is me attempting to do the Heisman pose (bum knees and all) on set with ex-NFL player and Heisman Trophy-winner, Ricky Williams. Y’all know I’m a huge football fan, but my interest in this man goes far beyond […]
    - 2 Feb 14, 3:56am -

@ejthecomic

FTC


@ftc

Washington Monthly

  • newMaking Waves

    Making Waves

    While you can find plenty of arguments about whether or not there's some sort of Republican "wave" that will add three or four points to the vote percentage of most...
    - 27 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 5:05pm -
  • newLosing Touch

    Losing Touch

    The Prospect's Paul Waldman is waging quite a war this year on dumb political memes. Earlier it was the idiotic media obsession with presidential vacations. And now it's the hardy...
    - 26 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:12pm -
  • newCandor From the Bench

    Candor From the Bench

    Anyone paying attention to the law and politics of abortion is aware that the recent wave of "health regulations" on abortion providers that has swept Republican-controlled states has little or...
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 2:52pm -
  • newHouse Keeping

    House Keeping

    There's no longer any organic connection between Labor Day and election cycles, but since it's generally assumed voters check into (briefly) politics during the period just before balloting, we'll be...
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  • newDaylight Video

    Daylight Video

    Today would be Billy Preston' 68th birthday, had he not died in 2006. Here he is back in 1973 performing "In Outa Space."...
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  • newDay's End and Sunset Watch

    Day's End and Sunset Watch

    Since it's a major federal holiday, I'm wrapping up early and then going out to clean the grill. Labor Day is traditionally the end of the tourism season here on...
    - 20 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 8:23pm -
  • newBritish Tremors

    British Tremors

    If you get bored with the U.S. midterm election cycle that according to some ancient traditions really begins today, there's always British politics, where a mandatory parliamentary general election to...
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:42pm -
  • Unions Today

    Unions Today

    If you want some stimulating reading for Labor Day, I strongly recommend the interview of labor strategist and all-around fabulous political writer and thinker Rich Yeselson, conducted by TNR's Jonathan...
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:36pm -
  • Rubio's Novel Immigration Reform Strategy

    Rubio's Novel Immigration Reform Strategy

    Now that Sen. Marco Rubio, who not that long ago was going to be the "savior" of the Republican Party by leading it to play a role in the enactment...
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:25pm -
  • Anti-Labor Day

    Anti-Labor Day

    I'm pretty sure I've mentioned here before the profound effect of spending my most formative childhood years in a place that was sort of a monument to capital's war on...
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:39pm -
  • Daylight Video

    Daylight Video

    Happy Labor Day. Believe I've put this up in the past, but don't think it can be improved upon: Leonard Cohen performing "Solidarity Forever."...
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  • Keep an Eye on Kansas

    Keep an Eye on Kansas

    Not to pat myself on the back, but I did bring this up first. It seems that there may be a better chance of Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas losing...
    - 2 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:13am -
  • Et Tu NYTimes? More False Equivalence and Green Lanternism Directed at Obama

    Et Tu NYTimes? More False Equivalence and Green Lanternism Directed at Obama

    I don't know how many of you share my fury at this sort of thing, but the lead editorial in today's New York Times epitomizes the tendency of the press...
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:16pm -
  • How the Megadonors of the Right Think

    How the Megadonors of the Right Think

    Let's be clear about who the political enemy is in this country: Three years ago, Home Depot co-founder Kenneth Langone helped lead an unsuccessful effort by a group of GOP...
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 6:34pm -
  • Is This How Patriotism Works?

    Is This How Patriotism Works?

    I voted against George W. Bush in both 2000 and 2004, and I spent most of his presidency actively working against his administration with every tool at my disposal, but...
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:14pm -

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Georgetown Voice

  • newGeorgetown faculty reflect on the racial and social implications of Ferguson
    On Thursday evening, Gaston Hall was standing-room only—not for a president or celebrity speaker, but for Reflections on Ferguson, a dialogue with Georgetown faculty members on the events and implications of Ferguson’s unrest in the wake of Micha…
    - 23 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:55pm -
  • newComments of the Week: Ride that slippery slope
    Last week, Vox reported on new changes to the Student Code of Conduct which help freshmen have violations expunged, the death of Tombs and 1789 founder Richard McCooey (COL ’52), and the Post editorial board’s decision not to publish the Redsk…
    - 23 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:30pm -
  • New policy changes to first-time violations by freshmen in Student Code of Conduct
    Here’s some interesting news to all the freshmen who might be planning to leave their dorms in packs and roam the streets for parties for their first college weekend. The Office of Student Conduct is expected to announce through... Read More
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 5:50pm -
  • Just the Tip: It’s all downhill from here
    Dear Connor,   I’m a freshman and I was at Leo’s all for this first week of classes, and I realized how awful it really is. It’s packed, no one who works there gives a damn, and the... Read More
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • This Week in the Voice: Pieces of the Georgetown puzzle
    In this week’s feature, Caitriona Pagni, James Constant, and Elizabeth Baker write about four pressing issues, namely socioeconomic diversity, the University’s Catholic identity and the LGBTQ movement, disability activism, and free speech, that…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:11pm -
  • Tombs and 1789 founder Richard McCooey dies at 83
    On August 6 of this year, Tombs and 1789 founder Richard McCooey (COL ’52) died in a home in Greenwich, Conn. of complications related to cancer. McCooey created perhaps the most iconic location in all of Georgetown and... Read More
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:40pm -
  • Vox Gets Into Treble: “The Trail’s End”
    Vox is in some serious trouble. Just to see Beyonce and Jay-Z‘s On The Run Tour, Vox held up some banks, and now lives in fear of the long arm of the law. Today, Bey and Jay are on top of the... Read More
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:14pm -
  • Prefrosh preview: A guide to SAC Fair
    While classes and where you live are defining factors of your Georgetown experience, student involvements hold a big impact on a typical Hoya’s time on the Hilltop. The Student Activities Commission (SAC) holds a fair every semester, taking plac…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:40pm -
  • Washington Post editorial board will no longer use the Redskins’ name
    On August 22, the Washington Post‘s editorial board decided to stop using “Redskins” to describe D.C.’s friendly, more-than-a-little-racist neighborhood football team and joined a growing chorus of dissenting voices in the media and governm…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:39pm -
  • Mr. Smith’s replacing Chadwick’s on K Street
      After over 40 years of piano sing-alongs and garden patio dinners, “the friendliest saloon in town,” Mr. Smith’s, will be closing by the end of the month. That doesn’t mean all has come to an end for this... Read More
    - 6 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:24pm -

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Capital Area Food Bank

  • CAN’t Get Away for Labor Day?

    CAN’t Get Away for Labor Day?

    Canstruction is an excellent, kid-friendly exhibit all in the Washington metro area should visit. The post CAN’t Get Away for Labor Day? appeared first on Capital Area Food Bank.
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:51pm -
  • Warehouse Wednesday

    Warehouse Wednesday

    Warehouse Wednesday brings together the city’s movers and shakers for a fun, two-hour networking and volunteering event.The post Warehouse Wednesday appeared first on Capital Area Food Bank.
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 9:31pm -
  • Listening to Our Seniors

    Listening to Our Seniors

    The CAFB is committed to strengthening the seniors in our region and empowering them to be a voice in their communities.The post Listening to Our Seniors appeared first on Capital Area Food Bank.
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:31pm -
  • Canstruction 2014: Time to Vote

    Canstruction 2014: Time to Vote

    This past Saturday, the National Building Museum's BIG Maze received a new neighbor.The post Canstruction 2014: Time to Vote appeared first on Capital Area Food Bank.
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 4:45am -

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Maryland Chamber of Commerce

  • 2014 Maryland Cyber Challenge
    The annual Maryland Cyber Challenge was developed to encourage young Marylanders to enroll in IT and computer science courses and pursue careers in Maryland's cybersecurity workforce
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:47am -
  • Help Maryland Students Prepare for a World of Opportunity
    The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) is seeking volunteers for two programs designed to raise academic achievement, college readiness, and career aspirations among middle and high school students in Maryland.
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:19am -
  • Business Development Council is On The Road Again
    The Maryland Chamber's Business Development Council continues its On the Road series with meetings at MedStar Health, the Maryland Department of General Services and Washington Gas.
    - 28 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 9:44am -
  • Maryland Clean Energy Summit Seeks Award Nominations
    Nominations are now open for the 2014 Maryland Clean Energy Center Awards which celebrate leaders, partners advocates and overall championships in the clean energy space.
    - 33 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 4:06pm -
  • MDOT Launches Small Business Enterprise Program
    The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently launched a new gender and race neutral Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program to provide contracting opportunities for small businesses on federally funded projects with the State Highway Adm…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:33pm -

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