Love, etc.: Ashley Taylor and Matt Bronczek welcome daughter

September 4, 2013
"Birdie" with her parents. (Courtesy of Ashley Taylor Bronczek)
“Birdie” with her parents. (Courtesy of Ashley Taylor Bronczek)

Born: A daughter, Bridget Ann Bronczek, to D.C. socialite/gemologist Ashley Taylor and her construction-exec husband Matt Bronczek on Tuesday afternoon — the new mom’s 31st birthday, as it happens. Their nickname for her: “Birdie.” Taylor, a long-reigning titan on Washington’s junior charity-gala scene, comes from a long line of Beltway socialites as the granddaughter of former LBJ chief of protocol Lloyd Hand and jeweler Ann Hand — who now join the elite ranks of local VIP great-grandparents.

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