Made From Local Distillers, A Decadent Summer Negroni Recipe

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This month, CAPITOL STANDARD hosted our Summer Networking Series– an intimate gathering for DC’s well connected political, media, tech and business professionals– at Tredici Enoteca inside the beautiful St. Gregory Hotel. Professionals from Fosterly, NSBE DC, Black Female Founders, Washington Women in PR, Harvard Business School Club of DC and more gathered to celebrate the changing […]
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The Kiddar Capital Event No One Wanted To Miss

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Todd Hitt, President of Kiddar Capital, hosted over 300 people at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown to attend the annual KIDDAR AFTER HOURS. This year, the event highlighted arts and humanities organizations which Mr. Hitt supports and continues to champion. There were no presentations, no speeches, no expectations of guests. The only rule of […]
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4 Ways To Fix Being Bored At Work

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When Gallup surveyed a group of millennial workers the results were telling. The poll shows more than half of all Millennials are bored at work.  The reasons are several, spanning a perceived lack of opportunity, to feeling ignored, and the disenchantment that comes from work that doesn’t seem to serve a larger purpose.   Why […]
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The Most Colorful Tea Shops in Washington

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Step away from the busy coffee houses, local bars, and fast food joints and head to one of DC’s local tea shops. Whether you’re quitting caffeine or looking for healthy alternatives to sugary drinks, these unique shops offer artisan collections and calm vibes. Teaism Loved by tourists and locals alike, this tea shop offers a […]
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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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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 More 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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