5 Volunteer Opportunities for the Ethical Influencer

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When it comes to building social capitol, nothing is better for your soul (and your network) then identifying worthy volunteer opportunities and devoting your time to them. For some, it may not be a matter of finding a worthy cause, but choosing one. There are a host of organizations addressing imperative causes like homelessness, education, […]
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An Antidote to Stress at Work? Office Plants

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When Anna Kunnirickal wakes up in the morning, the first things she does is tend to her plants. “Plants are healing,” says Kunnirickal. “There’s just something soothing about touching cold dirt so early in the day.” Kunnirickal is not alone. In the last few years, demand for indoor plants among stress-out city dwellers has soared. The numbers […]
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The Art of the Hustle: Obiekwe Okolo

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Obiekwe Okolo or simply Obi, has lived in D.C. for nearly 5 years by way of San Antonio, TX . Okolo is amongst the ranks of photographers, designers, and creatives who are transforming Washington’s creative scene. We caught up with him to gauge his perspective on work/life balance and covering ones many blind spots.   […]
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48 Hours In Baltimore With Photographer Sebastian Marin

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By day, 29-year-old Sebastian Marin serves as a Communications Manager for a government agency. At night, he is a creative director and content creator– having worked with colossal brands like Coach, Nike, Sweetgreen, Vice, and Refinery29. “I love being involved in the creative process,” says Marin. “I get bored really easily, so having a creative outlet […]
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Here’s Why Part Time & Work From Home Jobs Are The New Normal

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As technology continues its rapid pace, part-time and work from home jobs are becoming the modern professionals new normal. Ellen Grealish is a co-founder and co-owner of FlexProfessionals— a flexible staffing company specializing in part-time, project based, and work from home job placements. Since its inception in 2010, the company has grown considerably– most likely due […]
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30 Date Night Ideas Your SO Will Never Think Of

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After scrolling through some of your favorite dating apps or connecting with someone IRL, the natural next step is finding the perfect date night idea. But with so many options, it can be difficult to decide on the perfect spot. Luckily, we’ve scoured the city for the best restaurants, museums, and activities in every neighborhood […]
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Raise Your Profile With This Simple Strategy

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For new and established entrepreneurs alike, when you plan an event and execute it well, it can raise your profile, get you in front of decision-makers, and help build your brand. But what makes some events successful while others flop? The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the event industry will grow by 44% from […]
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A Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in D.C.

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It’s been a long winter. Washingtonians are tired and cold. But nothing can stop the professionals of this city from the soul-warming and merry-making of St. Patrick’s Day. In retrospect, D.C. may not be the most Irish city in the US. We don’t dye our rivers green or close down our businesses. But the city […]
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Inside Yelp’s D.C. Headquarters

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Are we in D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood or the set of HBO’s Silicon Valley? From a gong in the middle of the office used to celebrate reaching team goals, to a coffee bar built exclusively for Yelp employees, I could barely tell the difference. Happy, smiling millennials in jeans and plaid shirts are everywhere. Yelp’s values– […]
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