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Guest List: 5 People We’d Love to Hang Out With This October

A monthly roundup of people we’d like to have over for drinks, food, and conversation

About Guest List

Guest List is Washingtonian’s fantasy cast of who we’d like to invite over for dinner each month.

Callie Hawkins

She’s the new CEO and executive director of President Lincoln’s Cottage.


Michael Timmons

The musician/EMS captain is the main force behind DC Fire and EMS’s go-go band.


Maurice Edington

The fall semester marks the beginning of his tenure as president of UDC.


Emily Bzdyk

A fossil hunter, she discovered the 15-million-year-old skull of a dolphin-ish creature on a Maryland beach.


Billy Martin Jr.

The latest member of the Martin family to own Martin’s Tavern is celebrating its 90th anniversary.

Disinvited! Kevin Onyona

A suit filed by the DC attorney general accuses his Swahili Village restaurant of wage theft and other violations.


Photograph of Hawkins by Maria Brykt.
Photograph of Edington by Lewis Johnson.
This article appears in the October 2023 issue of Washingtonian.