Meet Michael Beckerman. He’s the President & CEO of the Internet Association, representing America’s leading Internet companies and their global community of users. He caught up with us today to let us know more about the Internet Association’s First Annual Congressional Internet Freedom Award. This is important if, for example, you’d like House of Cards to continue streaming at a high quality, or if you want to show off your collection of animal gifs in an email to your mom. Read on here.

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Meet Joseph Kopser. Joseph is the CEO and co-founder of RideScout, a mobile application that helps users navigate cities more efficiently. After launching in Washington, DC in November 2013, RideScout is beginning to expand to other U.S. cities and has plans to make a big splash this spring. Joseph made some time to chat with FamousDC on how he plans on changing the way people travel.

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Chris Bukowski is a former contestant on the Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad 3. After moving to the DC area from NYC, he opened up the bar Bracket Room in Clarendon. We caught up with him about his time on TV, his female-friendly sports bar, life in DC and what he learned from being a contestant.

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Taylor West

Former National Journal-er and DC resident, Taylor West has gone, well, west. She took a break fighting the good fight for Colorado’s marijuana legalization at the National Cannabis Industry Association and sat down with us to tell us what she’s learned, what rocks in Denver and what she misses about DC.

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Meet Jamie Grigg.

Grigg founded and runs the “window shopping” DC real-estate blog Exposed Brick DC, which features best-of-the-best style DC Craigslist rentals, design inspiration and a community of renters hunting for their next cool pad. Grigg’s blog is a fast growing resource for first time renters and seasoned veterans of the rental process who feel overwhelmed and discouraged. When we caught up with her, she revealed some trade rental hunting secrets and how she developed her keen eye for design.