Oh Really Poet v. 34

Viva La FOOTBALL season…yes I’m excited…LOL! Kiddies back in school…ahhhh the end of summer…time to bring in the fall follies. After a summer of countless sex tapes, arrests, divorces, marriages and other juicy scandals…what?? #dontjudgeme…left more then a few wondering how do celebs manage to cram so much drama into a day? So is being busted with cocaine the new way to reinstate your career? Or leaking a sex tape that instead of giving you 15minutes of fame, might now end your NFL dreams? Oh you messy huh? Find out who just lost one and who survived another round in the 24 hour reality show I call…Hollyhood…

May(be) December?

I drink wine without snobbery. And I believe in the “taste and see” theory of appreciation as opposed to being a label lover. The same is true of my ethos about women. There are no types, tests or pre-requisites. But I have to admit the exception that age is not always been “just a number” of insignificance.

Vivian Green & Chico Debarge Concert

TS Sound Stage presents Vivian Green and Chico DeBarge in concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium.

The show takes place on Saturday, September 25th at 8pm. Doors open at 7pm.

Orchestra tickets are $24. Balcony seats are $27.

Get more info or purchase your tickets…

The Diva Lounge Honors Women in Politics During CBC

THE DIVA LOUNGE DC: CELEBRATING WOMEN IN POLITICS AND CIVIL SERVICE. The Diva Lounge originated in New York City as a networking event designed to connect female tastemakers as well as introduce them to premium lifestyle brands. The DivaLounge’s existing network consists of women from all backgrounds and industries who are as professional and progressive as they are influential. On Wednesday, September 15, 2010 this event will bring the Diva Lounge experience back to Washington D.C.!

CBCF 40th Annual Legislative Conference

This week, the Congressional Black Causcus Foundation’s 40th Annual Legislative Conference gets underway in the District. This year’s theme is “Celebrating The Vision, Continuing The Journey”. View the schedule of events and get registration and ticket information…

Obama’s Speech at the Pentagon’s 9 11 Memorial

Saturday marked the 9th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Many across the nation paid tribute to first responders and those that lost their lives during these tragic events. President Obama spoke at a memorial, held at the Pentagon. Watch his speech…

Ciroc Monday Night Football Primetime

Are you ready for some football?” Come out and watch Monday Night Football with CIROC Vodka and DC’s biggest football fans starting Monday, Sept 13th at Ozio Lounge 1813 Mst NW Washington DC. Enjoy $5 Ciroc Cocktails, Food and Fellow Fans. Arrive during the 1st Quarter of the game to qualify for a Raffle Prize you will not want to miss out on! Halftime Music will be provided.

2nd Annual WEEN Awards (Photo Recap)

Occassionally, What’s Hot Washington “rocks” the road to cover exceptional events that we think may be of interest to DC urbanites. Last week we took a bite out of the Big Apple!

The Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) held its 2nd annual awards celebration in NYC.

Hot Wheelz: Cadillac SRX Crossover

The SRX is no longer a distant relative like Nas and Damian Marley. It more than ever resembles the Cadillac family, while becoming bolder and brasher. The redesign borrows attributes from the CTS leaving its hunky station wagon roots for a more compact and sure package.

Barry Sings The Blues For Gray Campaign

As election day draws near, local politicians are pulling out all stops. Council member, Marion Barry, recently unleashed a secret weapon to help Coucil Chairman Vincent Gray in his campaign for mayor. Barry broke down and sang the Blues, while wearing a “Gray for Mayor” t-shirt, at Ward 8 Day festivities! WHW i-Reporter, Heron Gibran, captured it all on tape.

Fenty’s Wife Tearful After Mayoral Debate

Last week, Mayor Fenty and Vince Gray went head to head in a mayoral debate at the Newseum. During which, the candidates were asked some tough questions. A Washington Post reporter referred to Fenty as a “post-racial politician” and asked the Mayor to address the perception that he does not relate to black residents, in the District.

Straw Poll: DC Democratic Primary

2010 has brought the most exciting primary DC has seen in decades. The competition is strong for the Democratic nomination for Mayor and DC Council Chair. WHW recently quoted a Washington Post poll that put Vincent Gray ahead of Adrian Fenty by 17%.

We’ve decided to conduct our own straw poll at WHW to find out who our readers plan to vote for in the 2010 Democratic Primary. Please cast your vote and spread the word.

WLB: Know Your Limits

Many times we take on tasks that we believe we can do without putting much thought into what it actually takes to do it. Taking on too many things does not show strength, but instead simply means we do not know how to say no.

If America Had A Republican President

Imagine this: John McCain is our President. He defeated Barack Obama in the 2008 election, and headed to the White House with a laundry list of national issues to address: A recession, two wars, high unemployment, and that’s just on his first day in office.

Live Tweet: Real Housewives of DC

WHW’s own gossip guru, Poet Taylor, will host an “RHODC Live Tweet” every Thursday at 10pm on our Twitter page. Be sure to follow us @WHW_Web to read what Poet has to say about Michaele, Linda, Stacie, Mary, Cat and Paul (the unofficial 6th Housewife). We hope you’ll watch the show with us, and tweet us your thoughts!

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