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Take Note of These 5 High-Powered & High-Paying Jobs in Washington

LIKE A PRO<p>Take Note of These 5 High-Powered & High-Paying Jobs in Washington<p>CAPITOL STANDARD STAFF<p>0<p>It comes as no surprise that Washington, DC is …

Cities

Add Fireworks, BBQ, and More to Your Fourth Of July Itinerary

WEEKEND ITINERARY<p>Add Fireworks, BBQ, and More to Your Fourth Of July Itinerary<p>Dana Disante<p>0<p>In our opinion, <i>any</i> time away from the office is time …

Texas

Terrarium Takeover: How Millennials Are Looking to Reconnect With Nature

COMMUNITY<p>Terrarium Takeover: How Millennials Are Looking to Reconnect With Nature<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>When Anna Kunnirickal wakes up in the morning, the …

College of William & Mary

5 Volunteer Opportunities for the Ethical Influencer

COMMUNITY<p>CAPITOL STANDARD STAFF<p>0<p>When it comes to building social capitol, nothing is better for your soul (and your network) then identifying worthy …

Nonprofits

Chris Bosh & Washington's Elite Do What They Do Best

COMMUNITY<p>Chris Bosh & Washington’s Elite Do What They Do Best<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>They came, they saw, they passed out awards.<p>On a quiet Wednesday …

Wilbur Ross

30 Date Night Ideas Your SO Will Never Think Of

DATING<p>30 Date Night Ideas Your SO Will Never Think Of<p>Dana Disante<p>0<p>After scrolling through some of your favorite dating apps or connecting with …

New England

A Luxury Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland

WEEKEND ITINERARY<p>A Luxury Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland<p>Lisa Dammeyer<p>0<p>Yachts, Paddle Boarding, and #CarefreeVibes<p>“The food was epic, the drinks were …

4 Things To Do After A Game at Nationals Park

WEEKEND ITINERARY<p>4 Things To Do After A Game at Nationals Park<p>Lisa Dammeyer<p>0<p>Dine. Imbibe. Lounge.<p>"There's nothing better than listening to some music …

Why Interviewing While Employed Will Help Your Career

LIKE A PRO<p>Why Interviewing While Employed Will Help Your Career<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>A top DC talent manager breaks it all the way down.<p>"When you're a …

How to Make Your Capitol Hill Internship a Success

LIKE A PRO<p>How to Make Your Capitol Hill Internship a Success<p>Michael Hardaway<p>0<p>Some off-the-record advice from a former Hill intern.<p>"Make a list of 25 …

The DC Government Wants to Hire You

LIKE A PRO<p>The DC Government Wants to Hire You<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>The baby boomers are leaving.<p>"In about 5 years, 20 percent of the DC Government's …

Made From Local Distillers, A Decadent Summer Negroni Recipe

CONNECT<p>Made From Local Distillers, A Decadent Summer Negroni Recipe<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>Load up on local liquors.<p>This month, CAPITOL STANDARD hosted our …

Frosé All Day: 5 Preferred Hot Spots Serving the Drink of the Summer

FOOD & DRINK<p>Frosé All Day: 5 Preferred Hot Spots Serving the Drink of the Summer<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>Drink Up<p>“Frosé were first served in Miami Beach, …

Here's Why Part Time & Work From Jobs Are The New Normal

LIKE A PRO<p>Here’s Why Part Time & Work From Jobs Are The New Normal<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>Time > Money<p>"Companies need to think of creative ways to attract …

The Art of the Hustle: Obiekwe Okolo

INFLUENCERS<p>The Art of the Hustle: Obiekwe Okolo<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>A D.C. influencer on his favorite haunts and juggling it all<p>"Be real with yourself …

The Art of The Hustle: Julien Garman

INFLUENCERS<p>The Art of The Hustle: Julien Garman<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>A Marketing Manager by day emerges as a fashion blogger at night.<p>"It's a challenge to …

We Mapped Out The Best Places To Meet New People in DC

DATING<p>Lisa Dammeyer<p>0<p>What if there was a WMATA DC metro map that pointed out the best places to make new friends, network, or even find a date?<p>Over …

48 Hours In Baltimore With Photographer Sebastian Marin

CITY GUIDE<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>"I think those interested in moving to Baltimore need to look beyond the stigma of crime and drug problems the city is …

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5 Outfits You'll Need for Each Career Milestone

STYLE<p>5 Outfits You’ll Need for Each Career Milestone<p>Courtney O'Neal<p>0<p>Whether you’re a college grad, an intern, or mid-level professional, at every …

3 Emotions You'll Experience At The Women’s March on Washington

CULTURE<p>3 Emotions You’ll Experience At The Women’s March on Washington<p>Matt Lavietes<p>0<p>According to their co-chair Janaye Ingram<p>"It’s about being there …

6 Fall Cocktails You'll Want On Your Friendsgiving Menu This Year

CULTURE<p>6 Fall Cocktails You’ll Want On Your Friendsgiving Menu This Year<p>Lisa Dammeyer<p>0<p>Cheers to friendship.<p>"It's beautiful, fresh, and vibrant--a …

The Best Dating Apps, According To A DC Matchmaker

DATING<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>Date better this year.<p>“It’s not the city, it’s you. Figure out how to do what you’re doing better.”<p>-Erika Ettin<p>Here’s some …

Why The Brightest Minds Want to Work at The Washington Post

WORK WORLD<p>Why The Brightest Minds Want to Work at The Washington Post<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>Innovation at work.<p>“More than any other employer I’ve worked …

How To Build Your Tribe And Make Friends After 30

NETWORKING<p>How To Build Your Tribe And Make Friends After 30<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>The struggle is real.<p>"I used to live in an apartment building that was …

CNN’s Poppy Harlow Is Not Tired

INFLUENCERS<p>CNN’s Poppy Harlow Is Not Tired<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>Lights. Camera. Action.<p>"There’s no need to feel helpless, get involved in the …

A Dry Weekend In Washington | An Alcohol Free Day in DC

CULTURE<p>Anna Peck<p>0<p>Take a cooking class, grab some specialty coffee, and learn something new-- all without alcohol.<p>Wean yourself off with activities …

What You Don't Know About CNN’s Joe Johns

INFLUENCERS<p>What You Don’t Know About CNN’s Joe Johns<p>Margaret Greco<p>0<p>Get to know Joe.<p>"Be skeptical of hype. People who tell big lies don’t back down, …

After 20 Years, A Notable DC Journalist Reinvents Herself

INFLUENCERS<p>After 20 Years, A Notable DC Journalist Reinvents Herself<p>Ursula Lauriston<p>0<p>The VP at PR giant Hager Sharp knows a lot about starting …