FOTODC Announces Exhibitions, Projections, FotoFilm : FotoWeekDC Returns November 8-16

FOTODC Announces Exhibitions, Projections, FotoFilm : FotoWeekDC Returns November 8-16

I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since this region was blessed with the inaugural FotoWeekDC. Get ready for an intense, comprehensive week filled with exhibits, events, lectures, films, parties and experiences. You do NOT want to miss it. The 7th annual FotoWeekDC 2014 will present a line-up of dynamic and diverse exhibitions, projections, film screenings and [...]

Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company & Dumbarton House present H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”

Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company & Dumbarton House present H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”

On Halloween Eve 1938, Orson Welles’ realistic radio broadcast about a martian invasion of Earth sparked panic across America.  Just in time for the season, our friends (who work pretty damn important full-time jobs) at the never tiring Picnic Theatre Company invite you to a presentation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds. I love [...]

#UCLovesLocal Silent Auction Items: Bid October 30th at Urban Country in Bethesda

#UCLovesLocal Silent Auction Items: Bid October 30th at Urban Country in Bethesda

Thursday, October 30th (6:30pm-9:30pm) we are pleased as Punch to invite you to a charity shopping event at Bethesda’s Urban Country. This is a friendly reminder (and hopefully an enticement!) where we share an updated list of Silent Auction items you may bid upon that night. Proceeds go to Combat Soldiers Recovery Fund. We thank all of [...]

VIDA Fitness at The Yards – GRAND OPENING!

VIDA Fitness at The Yards – GRAND OPENING!

By Punch Correspondent Sarah Griswold It’s just your typical Saturday night. The place to see and be seen – by the most insanely fit people in this city, no less. Greeted at the red carpet by acrobatic performers, multi-level open bars, local restaurants like sweetgreen, Takorean, and Blue Jacket serving complimentary bites – oh! – [...]

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown, the Washington, D.C. outlet of the world’s first cupcake bakery, announced today that it will show its appreciation to local law enforcement by heading to the 1st Precinct headquarters with individually boxed cupcakes for D.C. Metro Police and staff. The sweet serenade will take place on Tuesday October 28th at noon. The slogan: [...]


Innovation & Technology

A Fabulous Fall Giveaway: a Scosche boomBOTTLE and a Fitbit Pink ZIP Wireless Activity Tracker

A Fabulous Fall Giveaway: a Scosche boomBOTTLE and a Fitbit Pink ZIP Wireless Activity Tracker

October in DC – what could be better? The leaves are changing, the humidity is back to bearable levels. Washingtonians are enjoying their time outside, tailgating before Redskins games, going for brisk walks or runs and checking out the latest restaurants. Whether you’re gearing up for next weekends’ Marine Corps Marathon or just want to [...]

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Food & Drink

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown, the Washington, D.C. outlet of the world’s first cupcake bakery, announced today that it will show its appreciation to local law enforcement by heading to the 1st Precinct headquarters with individually boxed cupcakes for D.C. Metro Police and staff. The sweet serenade will take place on Tuesday October 28th at noon. The slogan: [...]

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Fashion & Design

Tiffany & Co. to Host ‘What’s Modern Now” a Google+ Hangout with Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof

Tiffany & Co. to Host ‘What’s Modern Now” a Google+ Hangout with Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof

Talk about living in a modern style! Tiffany & Co. recently hired its first female design director Francesca Amfitheatrof, launched the well received contemporary line Tiffany T (she’s the brains behind the sleek pieces) and now they are hosting their first live Google+ Hangout Session on Tuesday, October 21st at noon EST. Join the what is surely [...]

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Out & About

Neil Patrick Harris Stops at Sixth & I Synagogue

Neil Patrick Harris Stops at Sixth & I Synagogue

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  I  waited in line 1 hour and 15 minutes for a cronut. I waited in line 2 hours and 30 minutes to snag a front row center seat when Neil Patrick Harris came to Sixth & I Synagogue.  I guess I officially like NPH twice as much as I like [...]

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Recent Articles

FOTODC Announces Exhibitions, Projections, FotoFilm : FotoWeekDC Returns November 8-16

FOTODC Announces Exhibitions, Projections, FotoFilm : FotoWeekDC Returns November 8-16

I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since this region was blessed with the inaugural FotoWeekDC. Get ready for an intense, comprehensive week filled with exhibits, events, lectures, films, parties and experiences. You do NOT want to miss it. The 7th annual FotoWeekDC 2014 will present a line-up of dynamic and diverse exhibitions, projections, film screenings and [...]

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Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company & Dumbarton House present H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”

Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company & Dumbarton House present H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”

On Halloween Eve 1938, Orson Welles’ realistic radio broadcast about a martian invasion of Earth sparked panic across America.  Just in time for the season, our friends (who work pretty damn important full-time jobs) at the never tiring Picnic Theatre Company invite you to a presentation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds. I love [...]

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#UCLovesLocal Silent Auction Items: Bid October 30th at Urban Country in Bethesda

#UCLovesLocal Silent Auction Items: Bid October 30th at Urban Country in Bethesda

Thursday, October 30th (6:30pm-9:30pm) we are pleased as Punch to invite you to a charity shopping event at Bethesda’s Urban Country. This is a friendly reminder (and hopefully an enticement!) where we share an updated list of Silent Auction items you may bid upon that night. Proceeds go to Combat Soldiers Recovery Fund. We thank all of [...]

read more

VIDA Fitness at The Yards – GRAND OPENING!

VIDA Fitness at The Yards – GRAND OPENING!

By Punch Correspondent Sarah Griswold It’s just your typical Saturday night. The place to see and be seen – by the most insanely fit people in this city, no less. Greeted at the red carpet by acrobatic performers, multi-level open bars, local restaurants like sweetgreen, Takorean, and Blue Jacket serving complimentary bites – oh! – [...]

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Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown to Honor D.C. Metro Police on Tuesday October 28th

Sprinkles Cupcakes Georgetown, the Washington, D.C. outlet of the world’s first cupcake bakery, announced today that it will show its appreciation to local law enforcement by heading to the 1st Precinct headquarters with individually boxed cupcakes for D.C. Metro Police and staff. The sweet serenade will take place on Tuesday October 28th at noon. The slogan: [...]

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The Washington International Horse Show Returns with Three Exciting Events in the Verizon Center’s Acela Club

The Washington International Horse Show Returns with Three Exciting Events in the Verizon Center’s Acela Club

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  Six days of equestrian competition kick-off tomorrow when the Washington International Horse Show, the country’s leading metropolitan indoor horse show, returns to the Verizon Center.  You can catch a performance before work as the daytime competition begins at 7 a.m. each morning, and then you can return to the competition [...]

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Tiffany & Co. to Host ‘What’s Modern Now” a Google+ Hangout with Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof

Tiffany & Co. to Host ‘What’s Modern Now” a Google+ Hangout with Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof

Talk about living in a modern style! Tiffany & Co. recently hired its first female design director Francesca Amfitheatrof, launched the well received contemporary line Tiffany T (she’s the brains behind the sleek pieces) and now they are hosting their first live Google+ Hangout Session on Tuesday, October 21st at noon EST. Join the what is surely [...]

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Neil Patrick Harris Stops at Sixth & I Synagogue

Neil Patrick Harris Stops at Sixth & I Synagogue

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  I  waited in line 1 hour and 15 minutes for a cronut. I waited in line 2 hours and 30 minutes to snag a front row center seat when Neil Patrick Harris came to Sixth & I Synagogue.  I guess I officially like NPH twice as much as I like [...]

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Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Celebrates 40 Years

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Celebrates 40 Years

Last Thursday evening, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden hosted a dinner in celebration of its 40th anniversary as well as the arrival of new director Melissa Chiu, newly renovated galleries, and the opening of two new exhibitions: “At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection” and “Days of Endless Time.” The [...]

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Key to the Cure Kick Off Event at Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria Benefiting Tigerlily Foundation

Key to the Cure Kick Off Event at Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria Benefiting Tigerlily Foundation

By Hannah Roth Last Wednesday night I, along with a plethora of style and charity minded people (wearing pink of course), had the pleasure of après-work partying for a good cause at Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria for the “Key to the Cure Kick Off Party.” The luxury retail giant partnered with Tigerlily Foundation, a locally based non-profit that raises [...]

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Care for Kids Card Program Benefitting Children’s National Starts TODAY

Care for Kids Card Program Benefitting Children’s National Starts TODAY

And goes through Sunday, October 26th. So get your $50 card and get shopping! Wednesday night we ventured into Georgetown (braving the torrential downpour) to check out Ann Hand’s newest jewelry outpost on Prospect Street, NW (across from Peacock Cafe). Here, attendees perused the gems, stone, and sparkling accessories while sipping champagne. As an incentive to [...]

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Muriel Bowser at DC Vote Champions of Democracy Awards Gala

Muriel Bowser at DC Vote Champions of Democracy Awards Gala

On Wednesday night, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and councilmembers Muriel Bowser and David Catania were among the familiar faces on-hand to support DC Vote’s Champions of Democracy Awards Gala. The national educational and advocacy organization hosted their annual fete in the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Over 300 guests attended the soiree, including Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services BB Otero, councilmembers Anita Bonds and Vincent Orange, the University of the District of Columbia President James [...]

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