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From the Founder : Announcing an Exciting & Major Change with Pamela’s Punch Platform

From the Founder : Announcing an Exciting & Major Change with Pamela’s Punch Platform

Jerry Seinfeld is brilliant, but you already knew that. His story is fascinating – his rise to fame and fortune (through tireless tenacity and talent) is like no other. I love reading about him and learning more about what makes him tick by way of interviews, particularly his last one with Howard Stern. What I’ve […]

Friendly Reminder : Pink Tie Party 2016 Celebrates the Early Cherry Blossom Blooming!

Friendly Reminder : Pink Tie Party 2016 Celebrates the Early Cherry Blossom Blooming!

With the official cherry blossom blooming dates moved up to March 18th-23rd many thanks to this unseasonably warm weather (anyone playing hooky today?) we are even more excited to participate in next Friday’s annual Pink Tie Party presented by ANA at the Reagan Building. But buyer beware… you must must must bring your appetite, for this […]

Film Review : ZOOTOPIA Is a Delightful Disney Diversion

Film Review : ZOOTOPIA Is a Delightful Disney Diversion

By Film Critic Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren Cinema Siren tells us why as adults dealing with Washington politics, we might enjoy the delightful diversion of this latest Disney cartoon feature: About Cinema Siren: Leslie Combemale, aka Cinema Siren, is “guiding film lovers through a sea of celluloid” with the reviews and filmmaker interviews on her […]

“The Lion” Roars at Arena Stage

“The Lion” Roars at Arena Stage

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  From the moment Benjamin Scheuer walks onto the stage, there is something assuring about his presence. His smile is broad, his demeanor is warm, and there is a certain level of comfort in his tone. He’s in character as himself, and it’s a role that suits him well. As he takes his […]

Hats Off to Simply Laura

Hats Off to Simply Laura

The title of this blog post might be a little on the nose, but I must share with you that I absolutely adore these toppers for both women and men, designed and created by Laura Moser of Simply Laura. Last week, a comprehensive array of Laura’s collection was on display and for sale at iHeartMedia’s […]


Fashion & Design

Hats Off to Simply Laura

Hats Off to Simply Laura

The title of this blog post might be a little on the nose, but I must share with you that I absolutely adore these toppers for both women and men, designed and created by Laura Moser of Simply Laura. Last week, a comprehensive array of Laura’s collection was on display and for sale at iHeartMedia’s […]

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From the Founder

From the Founder : Announcing an Exciting & Major Change with Pamela’s Punch Platform

From the Founder : Announcing an Exciting & Major Change with Pamela’s Punch Platform

Jerry Seinfeld is brilliant, but you already knew that. His story is fascinating – his rise to fame and fortune (through tireless tenacity and talent) is like no other. I love reading about him and learning more about what makes him tick by way of interviews, particularly his last one with Howard Stern. What I’ve […]

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Arts & Culture

Film Review : ZOOTOPIA Is a Delightful Disney Diversion

Film Review : ZOOTOPIA Is a Delightful Disney Diversion

By Film Critic Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren Cinema Siren tells us why as adults dealing with Washington politics, we might enjoy the delightful diversion of this latest Disney cartoon feature: About Cinema Siren: Leslie Combemale, aka Cinema Siren, is “guiding film lovers through a sea of celluloid” with the reviews and filmmaker interviews on her […]

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People to Know

People to Know / Punch Profiles : Hope Alexander, Performer for Disney on Ice

People to Know / Punch Profiles : Hope Alexander, Performer for Disney on Ice

By Punch Contributor Melinda Contreras  Disney on Ice returned to the Verizon Center on Wednesday, February 10, and will continue daily performances thru Monday, February 15th. The newest edition of the show brings you a “Treasure Trove” of all your favorite Disney characters, everyone from Cinderella to Rapunzel, to Peter Pan, Simba, and the Mad Hatter. […]

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From the Founder : Announcing an Exciting & Major Change with Pamela’s Punch Platform

From the Founder : Announcing an Exciting & Major Change with Pamela’s Punch Platform

Jerry Seinfeld is brilliant, but you already knew that. His story is fascinating – his rise to fame and fortune (through tireless tenacity and talent) is like no other. I love reading about him and learning more about what makes him tick by way of interviews, particularly his last one with Howard Stern. What I’ve […]

read more

Friendly Reminder : Pink Tie Party 2016 Celebrates the Early Cherry Blossom Blooming!

Friendly Reminder : Pink Tie Party 2016 Celebrates the Early Cherry Blossom Blooming!

With the official cherry blossom blooming dates moved up to March 18th-23rd many thanks to this unseasonably warm weather (anyone playing hooky today?) we are even more excited to participate in next Friday’s annual Pink Tie Party presented by ANA at the Reagan Building. But buyer beware… you must must must bring your appetite, for this […]

read more

Film Review : ZOOTOPIA Is a Delightful Disney Diversion

Film Review : ZOOTOPIA Is a Delightful Disney Diversion

By Film Critic Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren Cinema Siren tells us why as adults dealing with Washington politics, we might enjoy the delightful diversion of this latest Disney cartoon feature: About Cinema Siren: Leslie Combemale, aka Cinema Siren, is “guiding film lovers through a sea of celluloid” with the reviews and filmmaker interviews on her […]

read more

“The Lion” Roars at Arena Stage

“The Lion” Roars at Arena Stage

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  From the moment Benjamin Scheuer walks onto the stage, there is something assuring about his presence. His smile is broad, his demeanor is warm, and there is a certain level of comfort in his tone. He’s in character as himself, and it’s a role that suits him well. As he takes his […]

read more

Hats Off to Simply Laura

Hats Off to Simply Laura

The title of this blog post might be a little on the nose, but I must share with you that I absolutely adore these toppers for both women and men, designed and created by Laura Moser of Simply Laura. Last week, a comprehensive array of Laura’s collection was on display and for sale at iHeartMedia’s […]

read more

Punch Power Circle : Women of Distinction in D.C. Featuring Journalist, TIME Magazine Correspondent, and now Author Jay Newton-Small

Punch Power Circle : Women of Distinction in D.C. Featuring Journalist, TIME Magazine Correspondent, and now Author Jay Newton-Small

“You should go on Jeopardy!” I exclaim reaching for yet another piece of garlic naan. Jay Newton-Small, with whom I’m grabbing dinner right after her Journalism & Women event where she spoke about her first book (of most likely several) “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works” and answered a plethora of audience […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – Scope It Out 5K 2016 : Team Pamela’s Punch Will Walk for The Michelle and Avi Benaim Family

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – Scope It Out 5K 2016 : Team Pamela’s Punch Will Walk for The Michelle and Avi Benaim Family

Opportunities abound for you to get involved by way of time, treasure and talent during March which if the official month of Colon Cancer Awareness. Since March 2000, the nationally recognized day has grown to be a rallying point for the colon cancer community, when thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country […]

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Crêpes, Macarons & Delectable Delights for Days at Praline Bakery & Bistro

Crêpes, Macarons & Delectable Delights for Days at Praline Bakery & Bistro

As someone who usually shies away from French cuisine because when I hear “It’s French!” I go into auto-pilot mode: “BUTTER! FATTENING! THREE EXTRA SOULCYCLE CLASSES!” Of course the irony we American women always roll our eyes about, is that French women are notorious for being thin. That’s a whole other topic. So when I […]

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Zeel Massage On Demand in D.C.

Zeel Massage On Demand in D.C.

The year is 2016 and we modern humans not only expect everything to be found at our fingertips, we demand it. In fact, if it isn’t available as an app or delivered to our at-that-very-second GPS location, or integrated into every other social media section of our lives, then we don’t stamp our foot and […]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : Hope Alexander, Performer for Disney on Ice

People to Know / Punch Profiles : Hope Alexander, Performer for Disney on Ice

By Punch Contributor Melinda Contreras  Disney on Ice returned to the Verizon Center on Wednesday, February 10, and will continue daily performances thru Monday, February 15th. The newest edition of the show brings you a “Treasure Trove” of all your favorite Disney characters, everyone from Cinderella to Rapunzel, to Peter Pan, Simba, and the Mad Hatter. […]

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Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” at Ford’s Theatre

Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” at Ford’s Theatre

By Punch Contributor Lindsey Clark  Welcome to St. Louis: a place where sons seem to inherit the wandering ways of their fathers, daughters fear the world beyond the safety net of home, and mothers measure their worth in numbers of gentlemen callers. The Gateway City serves as the backdrop for renowned playwright Tennessee Williams‘ stunning play, The […]

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Show a Little Love & Affection with Shinola

Show a Little Love & Affection with Shinola

Call me biased, and I am, I admit it, but I LOVE Shinola. I love and respect the story, the founder, the progress its made and the positive impact its had on Detroit. Moreover, I am a super fan of the products, the service and even that they have dog apparel (shocking!). As a Shinola […]

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