Category Archives: DC

The Funemployed: Joi-Marie McKenzie

DCF: Who Are You? My name is Joi-Marie McKenzie and I’m the Entertainment/Lifestyle writer for ABC News. I’m also a brand new author — my debut memoir, “The Engagement Game,” hit bookshelves recently (DCF: WHOOOOO!!). It tells the story of why … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Kimberly Wattrick

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? Hi! I’m Kimberly Wattrick, the founder of Summit To Soul – a new athleisure boutique on Barrack’s Row. I started playing tennis when I was 4 years old and have been an … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Mary Godier

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? Mary Godier, JRINK Juicery Community and Marketing Manager. I’m a DC transplant from Boston and just got married this past September (DCF: WOOT WOOT, congrats!!). I love being creative- whether it’s taking … Continue reading

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#WeGo to SweetLife, Firefly, & Trillectro- My Festival Summer (Next Stop: Landmark!!)

I love music. Something about music and dance speak to me.  It is the unspoken language of the soul and when I hear a song that speaks my dialect it is energizing.  From the profound music of the socially conscious … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Wanderlust 108 Washington, D.C. – Sun Sept 20

I am soooo excited!!! As many of you know, I’ve become a bit of a yoga junkie, I just can’t get enough of it.  This all day festival aka “mindful triathlon” is going to be the perfect recharge to enter into fall!! So … Continue reading

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A New Player in the Dating Game: The Offline Society & Upcoming Launch

Let me first start with a disclaimer, I hate dating, correction I hate modern dating! It is awkward and everyone has different expectations but no one knows how to talk about them.  Especially when it comes to online dating which … Continue reading

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The Ballet: The Washington Ballet Presents Swan Lake feat Brooklyn Mack & Misty Copeland

First let’s talk Swan Lake and then I’ll gush about ballet as a whole!! For my birthday, my mother got us tickets to The Washington Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake to see Misty Copeland.  I think she is so incredible … Continue reading

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Rent The Runway: My Secret Weapon for WHCD Weekend (& Beyond)

Rent the Runway has a store in Georgetown and I love it (more specifics on RTR at the end).  For White House Correspondence Dinner Weekend I worked with Britney, who was awesome and Damian, who really knows how to dress … Continue reading

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Event Recap: STK Celebrates One Year with a night of 1920s Speakeasy

STK recently celebrated its one year anniversary with a roaring, 1920s-themed celebration at the DC location in Dupont.  We were transported back to the Prohibition era as soon as we stepped into our Speakeasy for the night.   When we … Continue reading

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Event Recap: WALE!!!! & The Concert About Nothing (That was really EVERYTHING)

If you were around H street last weekend you got a pop up surprise!! Our DC Native Wale gave our city The Concert About Nothing—a pop up free concert he threw on Saturday afternoon in the AutoZone parking lot on H … Continue reading

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