Small Spaces, Big Ideas: The Lemon Bowl DC

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In October 2015, a terrarium designer, a surface designer and a fiber artist came together in an empty space in Park View. What began as a space for three friends blossomed into an artistic hub for “side hustlers” and those who wanted to learn creative crafts. Holley Simmons, Kathryn Zaremba and Linny Giffin founded The Lemon […]
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Upon Meeting a Dignitary, Do This 

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What if your typical day at the office included hosting dignitaries and rubbing elbows with the world’s most influential leaders? One congressional staffer doesn’t have to wonder. As the Chief of Protocol on Capitol Hill, 31-year-old Elizabeth Heng is paid to be a cultural sage. “Currently, I serve as the Chief of Protocol for the U.S. […]
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Elisabeth Moss Presses The Flesh at DC Power Women Breakfast

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Last week, TheWrap gathered women across government, media, entertainment, and policy to address pertinent women’s issues at their Power Women Breakfast at the W Hotel in Washington, DC. The event hosted award-winning actress Elisabeth Moss and author Margaret Atwood and was sponsored by Hulu, Discovery, SAG-AFTRA and Creative Future. Moss and Atwood appeared at the breakfast to talk […]
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6 Overlooked Luxuries At The Library of Congress

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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

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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

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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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The Magic of Max Major

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With a name like Max Major, you have to be good at something. But it can’t just be any something. It’s gotta be something pretty extraordinary and maybe even a little strange. The 33-year-old DC entrepreneur and forthcoming author of Influence Anyone certainly lives up to his name. A professional mentalist, Major uses a mix of […]
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Where to Drink Your Whiskey This Month

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If you’re a bourbon lover, the month of March is for you. In restaurants and bars throughout the city, whiskey is the main ingredient shaking up cocktails crafted by distillery professionals and master bartenders. These artists are teaching classes and hosting whiskey tastings in local hot spots helping to make this traditional cocktail a modern […]
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2 Ways to Master Your Next Phone Interview

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Every day, qualified candidates fall out of the running for good jobs for one petty reason– they suck at answering phone interview questions.  But there’s a very simple formula for winning at phone interviews– and it’s more obvious than you think. Here are the rules: Rule 1 | Only Apply to the Jobs You Want […]
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A Note to Your Future Self

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Your future self has no idea what’s up ahead. Navigating through the high-pressure time of your early professional career can be quite confusing. My journey began when I graduated with my masters in international business in 1982. The economy was poor. And coming from a small town in Upstate New York, city life was daunting […]
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The Must See's and Must Do's of Washington, DC

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Our nation’s capital is a hub of political and cultural activity – the place bright-eyed dreamers flock en mass to pursue professional, educational, and artistic aspirations. In a city known for tenacious professionals, it becomes easy to overlook the unique amenities D.C. has to offer. After all, you’re not a tourist.  Washington, D.C. is full of sights, sounds, […]
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