Category Archives: Washington 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: Baille Gelwicks

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? My name is Baille Gelwicks, Founder of Cadence Event Planning. Never missing a rhythmic beat, Cadence Event Planning was founded on the idea that there is a steady rhythm to the poise … 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: Charity Blackwell

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? I am an optimistically ambitious Washingtonian from S.C. who happens to love performing original poetry. I currently work for the Department of Commerce. To Dive a little deeper – Born in Arizona … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Aylin Sevgili

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? Sev Cities, Founder! My name is Aylin Sevgili (EYE-lin SEV-gilly) and I’m a life-stylist and creative consultant born in Washington D.C. SEV Cities, is an independent life and style website based out … 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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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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Event Dissected: Washingtonian Style Setters

On Spicy Candy DC, I talked about our night at the Washingtonian Style Setters events.  While we had a lot of fun, I want to recap the event from an events perspective this time. Let’s talk about some things they … Continue reading

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I’m BACK!!!! And I got a lot to say… (Thank you #CapFabbAcademy and A Belle In Brooklyn)

Are you surprised?!? Those that know me well know I talk too much so I’ve decided not to fight it.  Thanks to some sounds advice from the first #CapFabbAcademy panel and from a talk with Demetria Lucas of A Belle … Continue reading

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