Runway Moms for a Cause Helps Kidsave International on May 9th

Runway Moms for a Cause Helps Kidsave International on May 9th

By Punch Correspondent Kristie Prince Hale (Impulse Design Group)  The 2nd “Runway Moms for a Cause” (RMFC) fundraiser celebration, created by L~Shandi designer Lara Akinsanya, will take place on May 9th at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. The 2014 event will also include media partner Washingtonian MOM magazine.  Labeled a fashion statement for Global Goodwill, RMFC is a runway [...]

Celebrate National Pizza Party Day (May 16th) Even Earlier with Pizza Parts & Service and &pizza

As of yesterday, pizza in DC just got a lot more plentiful. From the owners of Taylor Gourmet comes Pizza Parts & Service at 1320 H Street NE and &pizza  opened it’s 3rd location at the hip Monroe Street Market. Serving Brookland, Edgewood and the Catholic University communities, &pizza at Monroe Street Market is billed as “The [...]

On the Waterfront: Experience the City with a Different View on Entertainment Cruises

On the Waterfront: Experience the City with a Different View on Entertainment Cruises

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras Generally, it is believed that boat tours are for tourists. The last time I was on a boat tour was when I went on a whale watching/scuba diving trip in Hawaii, so yes, I was a tourist, and yes, tourists most likely filled the boat. However, after going on a [...]

St. Jude Heart of Fashion at Neiman Marcus

St. Jude Heart of Fashion at Neiman Marcus

By Punch Correspondent Jaclyn South  While Thursdays may be reserved for starting the weekend early or being “thirsty”, I changed the pace by attending an informative and enlightening event at the Neiman Marcus in the Mazza Gallerie of Washington, D.C. TheSt. Jude Heart of Fashion event is a Neiman Marcus-hosted fashion show that raises funds [...]

The New Luxurious Way to Travel to the Big Apple

The New Luxurious Way to Travel to the Big Apple

By Punch Correspondent Whitney Stringer This month marks the launch of the Royal Sprinter, the new luxurious bus service between DC and Manhattan. The custom-designed Mercedes fleet oozes luxury with just eight seats for each vehicle. The busses are outfitted with leather seats, individual flat screen TVs with DIRECTV access, Wi-Fi and even a refrigerator [...]


Beauty & Health

Punch Pick : Protect Yourself From the Sun with Sun-Tastic

Punch Pick : Protect Yourself From the Sun with Sun-Tastic

When I visited Blush Med Institute in Bethesda, it was only a tad bit colder than it is today, and it was in February. Yikes. Before I go into my consultation, my facial experience and the spa’s membership benefits, let me start off by saying: I LOVE THEIR PRODUCTS. Blush creates custom topical elixirs called Blush [...]

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Food & Drink

Celebrate National Pizza Party Day (May 16th) Even Earlier with Pizza Parts & Service and &pizza

Celebrate National Pizza Party Day (May 16th) Even Earlier with Pizza Parts & Service and &pizza

As of yesterday, pizza in DC just got a lot more plentiful. From the owners of Taylor Gourmet comes Pizza Parts & Service at 1320 H Street NE and &pizza  opened it’s 3rd location at the hip Monroe Street Market. Serving Brookland, Edgewood and the Catholic University communities, &pizza at Monroe Street Market is billed as “The [...]

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Fashion & Design

Runway Moms for a Cause Helps Kidsave International on May 9th

Runway Moms for a Cause Helps Kidsave International on May 9th

By Punch Correspondent Kristie Prince Hale (Impulse Design Group)  The 2nd “Runway Moms for a Cause” (RMFC) fundraiser celebration, created by L~Shandi designer Lara Akinsanya, will take place on May 9th at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. The 2014 event will also include media partner Washingtonian MOM magazine.  Labeled a fashion statement for Global Goodwill, RMFC is a runway [...]

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Out & About

Future Civic Leaders Celebrate 5 Years at the Embassy of Luxembourg with a Political Party

Future Civic Leaders Celebrate 5 Years at the Embassy of Luxembourg with a Political Party

Over 200 of the the best and brightest in public service and community activism came together on April 9th to celebrate the 5th Year Anniversary of Future Civic Leaders which is a DC-based, non-profit organization that engages high school students from low-income communities in the political process by hosting free leadership and community organizing conferences. “The [...]

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Recent Articles

Runway Moms for a Cause Helps Kidsave International on May 9th

Runway Moms for a Cause Helps Kidsave International on May 9th

By Punch Correspondent Kristie Prince Hale (Impulse Design Group)  The 2nd “Runway Moms for a Cause” (RMFC) fundraiser celebration, created by L~Shandi designer Lara Akinsanya, will take place on May 9th at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. The 2014 event will also include media partner Washingtonian MOM magazine.  Labeled a fashion statement for Global Goodwill, RMFC is a runway [...]

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Celebrate National Pizza Party Day (May 16th) Even Earlier with Pizza Parts & Service and &pizza

Celebrate National Pizza Party Day (May 16th) Even Earlier with Pizza Parts & Service and &pizza

As of yesterday, pizza in DC just got a lot more plentiful. From the owners of Taylor Gourmet comes Pizza Parts & Service at 1320 H Street NE and &pizza  opened it’s 3rd location at the hip Monroe Street Market. Serving Brookland, Edgewood and the Catholic University communities, &pizza at Monroe Street Market is billed as “The [...]

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On the Waterfront: Experience the City with a Different View on Entertainment Cruises

On the Waterfront: Experience the City with a Different View on Entertainment Cruises

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras Generally, it is believed that boat tours are for tourists. The last time I was on a boat tour was when I went on a whale watching/scuba diving trip in Hawaii, so yes, I was a tourist, and yes, tourists most likely filled the boat. However, after going on a [...]

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St. Jude Heart of Fashion at Neiman Marcus

St. Jude Heart of Fashion at Neiman Marcus

By Punch Correspondent Jaclyn South  While Thursdays may be reserved for starting the weekend early or being “thirsty”, I changed the pace by attending an informative and enlightening event at the Neiman Marcus in the Mazza Gallerie of Washington, D.C. TheSt. Jude Heart of Fashion event is a Neiman Marcus-hosted fashion show that raises funds [...]

read more

The New Luxurious Way to Travel to the Big Apple

The New Luxurious Way to Travel to the Big Apple

By Punch Correspondent Whitney Stringer This month marks the launch of the Royal Sprinter, the new luxurious bus service between DC and Manhattan. The custom-designed Mercedes fleet oozes luxury with just eight seats for each vehicle. The busses are outfitted with leather seats, individual flat screen TVs with DIRECTV access, Wi-Fi and even a refrigerator [...]

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Single & Ready to Mingle: The Great Love Debate Comes to DC

Single & Ready to Mingle: The Great Love Debate Comes to DC

While I’m on the panel, I don’t necessarily agree with this upcoming event’s main question “Why is everyone still single?” mainly because “everyone” is inaccurate and B#2, it suggests that “being single” is a negative. Baby, it ain’t bad. In fact, between being in a sucky relationship and working through headache and heartache issues versus being [...]

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Punch Pick : Protect Yourself From the Sun with Sun-Tastic

Punch Pick : Protect Yourself From the Sun with Sun-Tastic

When I visited Blush Med Institute in Bethesda, it was only a tad bit colder than it is today, and it was in February. Yikes. Before I go into my consultation, my facial experience and the spa’s membership benefits, let me start off by saying: I LOVE THEIR PRODUCTS. Blush creates custom topical elixirs called Blush [...]

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Tiffany & Co. Unveils Its 2014 Blue Book at the Guggenheim Museum

Tiffany & Co. Unveils Its 2014 Blue Book at the Guggenheim Museum

Celebrating with all the glamour of its great heritage, last week Tiffany & Co.  unveiled its 2014 Blue Book at an event which transformed the Guggenheim Museum into a pantheon of colors that filled the museum’s soaring rotunda. One of New York City’s leading cultural institutions, the Guggenheim is revered for its modern and contemporary collection. [...]

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Common Threads World Festival 2014

Common Threads World Festival 2014

Two years ago, I was invited to spend some time in a Common Threads after-school program kitchen. It was quite an experience. http://www.pamelaspunch.com/a-visit-to-a-common-threads-class-at-culinaerie/ Not to sound cliche (but I will anyway), however kids are really our future and if they aren’t introduced to healthful habits at a young age, by the time they get older, [...]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier & “Spring Into Action” with ArtInsights Animation & Film Art Gallery

Captain America: The Winter Soldier & “Spring Into Action” with ArtInsights Animation & Film Art Gallery

It’s amazing how well Captain America: The Winter Soldier is doing! Have you all seen it? Leslie Combemale, Cinema Siren and owner of our Partner ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery in the Reston Town Center did an interview with the directors and has a review. You can read the review and watch the interview here: [...]

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Sosh Launches AND Announces Partnering with OpenTable

Sosh Launches AND Announces Partnering with OpenTable

 By Punch Correspondent Jaclyn South Sosh has come to the nation’s capital! While living in a large metropolitan area can be fun and lively, you don’t always know what’s going on or which event to go to. Welcome to Sosh, the app that will forever change the way you see your city. Focused on the [...]

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The Adeler Family of Adeler Jewelers Cordially Invites You to Reception with Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

The Adeler Family of Adeler Jewelers Cordially Invites You to Reception with Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

Our friends the Adeler family of Great Falls, Virginia’s Adeler Jewelers, a most prestigious bespoke jeweler designer, invite you to join Philippe Cousteau, Jr. for a special reception. Philippe is not only the grandson of undersea pioneer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, he is the founder of EarthEcho International, an explorer, a social entrepreneur, and an environmental advocate. [...]

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