New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Blue Duck Tavern

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Blue Duck Tavern

A favorite amongst locals, celebrities and even those in the restaurant industry, award-winning Blue Duck Tavern provides Washingtonians with the perfect option for dining out on New Year’s Eve, which occurs this year mid-week (Happy Hump Day!). Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche and his Chef de Cuisine Brad Deboy will present a four-course menu, and diners will [...]

Starbucks Card eGifts now available through Verizon Messages

Starbucks Card eGifts now available through Verizon Messages

It’s been 22 years since “Merry Christmas” was the first text message ever transmitted.  Today, Verizon is making last minute gift giving for all your holidays a little easier by offering Starbucks Card eGifts through the popular Verizon Messages app. Whether you want to say “Happy Holidays”, “Happy Birthday”, or just say “Thanks,” Verizon Messages users can text an [...]

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Wooden Nickel Bar Company

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Wooden Nickel Bar Company

Our innovative and tireless pals at Wooden Nickel Bar Company (who are soon opening Orange Anchor in the Washington Harbor as well as Union Social in NoMa, which will be a welcome newbie as there are limited restaurants and bars up there) invite you to join two of their beloved venues, Copperwood Tavern in the [...]

Capitol File Celebrates the Holidays with Covergirl Megan Boone of “The Blacklist” at The Woodley

Capitol File Celebrates the Holidays with Covergirl Megan Boone of “The Blacklist” at The Woodley

Did you know that the most popular Netflix show is … drum roll please …. The Blacklist (which by the way is made for the network NBC)? I did not know this bit of trivia until Saturday evening at the Capitol File holiday party held at The Woodley. I believe it though. I’m a The Blacklist fanatic partly [...]

Blue Duck Uncorked Continues in December with Champagne

Blue Duck Uncorked Continues in December with Champagne

During this sparkling holiday month our friends at Blue Duck Tavern and Blue Duck Lounge, located within the Park Hyatt Washington will feature rare magnums of Champagne by the glass, with four-ounce pours available until each bottle is consumed that evening. This sparkling opportunity is part of the weekly “Blue Duck Uncorked” wine program. This [...]


Beauty & Health

Luigi Parasmo Salon Celebrates the Opening of Their Expanded New Spa

Luigi Parasmo Salon Celebrates the Opening of Their Expanded New Spa

By Punch Correspondent Sarah Griswold  It was a chilly, and gloomy evening last Monday, making the Grand Opening of Luigi Parasmo’s new, 2,000 square foot spa and delicious treats from Cafe Bonaparte, a welcomed retreat from the averageness of the day. The salon has been nestled in the heart of Georgetown for the past 3 [...]

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Food & Drink

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Blue Duck Tavern

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Blue Duck Tavern

A favorite amongst locals, celebrities and even those in the restaurant industry, award-winning Blue Duck Tavern provides Washingtonians with the perfect option for dining out on New Year’s Eve, which occurs this year mid-week (Happy Hump Day!). Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche and his Chef de Cuisine Brad Deboy will present a four-course menu, and diners will [...]

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Fashion & Design

Residents Move In to EastBanc’s Newest Georgetown Property : 1055 High

Residents Move In to EastBanc’s Newest Georgetown Property : 1055 High

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras Last Tuesday, EastBanc, Inc. announced the completion of its newest boutique property, 1055 High. Located at the intersection of C&O Canal and Wisconsin Avenue, the 28,7600 square foot condominium building featuring seven residences between 3,300-4,300 sq. ft sold out in a record three-week period. As residents prepared to move-in to [...]

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Out & About

Capitol File Celebrates the Holidays with Covergirl Megan Boone of “The Blacklist” at The Woodley

Capitol File Celebrates the Holidays with Covergirl Megan Boone of “The Blacklist” at The Woodley

Did you know that the most popular Netflix show is … drum roll please …. The Blacklist (which by the way is made for the network NBC)? I did not know this bit of trivia until Saturday evening at the Capitol File holiday party held at The Woodley. I believe it though. I’m a The Blacklist fanatic partly [...]

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New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Blue Duck Tavern

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Blue Duck Tavern

A favorite amongst locals, celebrities and even those in the restaurant industry, award-winning Blue Duck Tavern provides Washingtonians with the perfect option for dining out on New Year’s Eve, which occurs this year mid-week (Happy Hump Day!). Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche and his Chef de Cuisine Brad Deboy will present a four-course menu, and diners will [...]

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Starbucks Card eGifts now available through Verizon Messages

Starbucks Card eGifts now available through Verizon Messages

It’s been 22 years since “Merry Christmas” was the first text message ever transmitted.  Today, Verizon is making last minute gift giving for all your holidays a little easier by offering Starbucks Card eGifts through the popular Verizon Messages app. Whether you want to say “Happy Holidays”, “Happy Birthday”, or just say “Thanks,” Verizon Messages users can text an [...]

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New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Wooden Nickel Bar Company

New Year’s Eve Punch Picks: Wooden Nickel Bar Company

Our innovative and tireless pals at Wooden Nickel Bar Company (who are soon opening Orange Anchor in the Washington Harbor as well as Union Social in NoMa, which will be a welcome newbie as there are limited restaurants and bars up there) invite you to join two of their beloved venues, Copperwood Tavern in the [...]

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Capitol File Celebrates the Holidays with Covergirl Megan Boone of “The Blacklist” at The Woodley

Capitol File Celebrates the Holidays with Covergirl Megan Boone of “The Blacklist” at The Woodley

Did you know that the most popular Netflix show is … drum roll please …. The Blacklist (which by the way is made for the network NBC)? I did not know this bit of trivia until Saturday evening at the Capitol File holiday party held at The Woodley. I believe it though. I’m a The Blacklist fanatic partly [...]

read more

Blue Duck Uncorked Continues in December with Champagne

Blue Duck Uncorked Continues in December with Champagne

During this sparkling holiday month our friends at Blue Duck Tavern and Blue Duck Lounge, located within the Park Hyatt Washington will feature rare magnums of Champagne by the glass, with four-ounce pours available until each bottle is consumed that evening. This sparkling opportunity is part of the weekly “Blue Duck Uncorked” wine program. This [...]

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Holiday Deals: Sips & Suppers 2015 is Offering VIPS Sips at a Discount for Limited Time

Holiday Deals: Sips & Suppers 2015 is Offering VIPS Sips at a Discount for Limited Time

WATCH Hank’s Oyster Bar Mixologist Gina Chersevani’s VIDEO HERE Give the gift that gives back this holiday season with a special offer on tickets to DC’s biggest culinary weekend, Sips & Suppers. VIP tickets to Sips, the first culinary event of the New Year, are now on sale for a limited time with a special [...]

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8 Tips for Drama-Free Holiday Phone Time From On Second Thought

8 Tips for Drama-Free Holiday Phone Time From On Second Thought

By Guest Blogger Maci Peterson, creator and founder, On Second Thought Yes, vacation time allows for a little more time to surf your phone and chat with friends. But these special weeks are not the right time for constant phone checking and late-night drunken texts. Follow these simple tips to ensure your holiday phone time [...]

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Dolci Gelati Opens in Shaw with a Chocolate Dipping Station

Dolci Gelati Opens in Shaw with a Chocolate Dipping Station

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  When I stopped by a Dolci Gelati on Saturday during a media preview of the new location at the CityMarket at O (1420 8th Street NW), Anastacia informed me that Pamela’s Punch was the first person to post about Dolci Gelati. At the time of this post, Dolci Gelati was just [...]

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Luigi Parasmo Salon Celebrates the Opening of Their Expanded New Spa

Luigi Parasmo Salon Celebrates the Opening of Their Expanded New Spa

By Punch Correspondent Sarah Griswold  It was a chilly, and gloomy evening last Monday, making the Grand Opening of Luigi Parasmo’s new, 2,000 square foot spa and delicious treats from Cafe Bonaparte, a welcomed retreat from the averageness of the day. The salon has been nestled in the heart of Georgetown for the past 3 [...]

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Explore the World of Wine During Monthly Classes at Flight Wine Bar

Explore the World of Wine During Monthly Classes at Flight Wine Bar

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  Flight Wine Bar, a wine bar serving unique small production wines from around the globe, located at 777 6th Street NW, hosts wine classes the first Monday of every month. We recently joined  December’s class, where we tasted five sparkling wines from Spain, France, and Italy. The class included tastings of a Cava [...]

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More Beauty: Shea Radiance to the Rescue

More Beauty: Shea Radiance to the Rescue

Welcome to winter! You know, ye old lovely season when it’s freezing outdoors yet overly dry inside thanks to the heater. This time of year does wonders, wonders, on the condition of our tresses and skin. I personally suffer from itchy, scaly, horrifically dry, unattractive skin conditions. I know many women experience the embarrassment and discomfort [...]

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Holiday Havens

Holiday Havens

Not a cook? Don’t want to cook? We’re lining up a few of our favorites to “hire” this season. There’s no shame in going out to a nice restaurant, not everyone has the time, resources, or ability to spend all night, day and night in the kitchen. So embrace the talents and beauty of the [...]

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