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Made for DC transplants working in Washington’s political, creative, tech, and finance fields, CAPITOL STANDARD assembles influencers, cultural critics, startup enthusiasts, accomplished professionals, government officials, and fortune 5000 leaders to deliver the quintessential guide to work and play in Washington, DC.

From lining up your next job to RSVPing for the upcoming POLITICO Playbook breakfast, our curated recommendations connect you to the best people, places, and opportunities DC has to offer.

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6 Overlooked Luxuries At The Library of Congress

While going about your daily grind, it’s natural to gloss over the sites that attract droves of tourists and field trip groups to Washington. We’ve all done it to some degree– from scoffing to yourself at lanyard-clad visitors blocking metro turnstiles to simply ignoring the swaths of enamored sightseers roaming the Mall, most Washingtonians are […]
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Your Next Staycation Should Be Chesapeake Bay

Only an hour and a half drive west of Washington, DC Chesapeake Bay boasts quaint beaches, beautiful scenery, and a charmingly odd concentration of antique shops. Outdoor activities abound. From bike riding, fishing, frisbee, and volleyball to flag football, swimming, hiking, or a scenic driving tour — there’s more to do than you’ll have time […]
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Hot Spots For Japanese History and Culture In DC

After a lackluster winter, spring in DC is finally in bloom. Kicking off with the beloved National Cherry Blossom Festival, Japanese inspired cultural events will abound. Avoid the Cherry Blossom DC Crowds In addition to the National Mall, there are several places throughout the city that are perfect observation spots to discover the cherry blossoms at […]
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BROWSE PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL NETWORKING GROUPS

The only directory of its kind, we’re building a list of the best professional and social clubs in Washington, DC. From business groups to women’s groups, browse these clubs before you join to weigh networking benefits, influential members, and other benefits.

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CAPITOL STANDARD readers are a diverse group of millennials who are more likely to hold advanced degrees, be politically active and have real influence at work as well as within their group of friends. So relax, you’re in good company. Looking for even more great networking? Request to join our private LinkedIn group here.