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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

People to Know / Punch Profiles : EVOKE Founder and President Jodi Moraru

People to Know / Punch Profiles : EVOKE Founder and President Jodi Moraru

You might have caught her on TLC network’s “Sunday Brunch”, providing tips on hosting, well yes, a brunch, but with more panache, style and originality than you are used to. Or you might have hired her to do one of your events in town. Or, you might have actually just attended one of the numerous […]


Fashion & Design

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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From the Founder

From the Founder : My 2016 Mission List

From the Founder : My 2016 Mission List

Well, Ladies and Gents, it’s here: 2016. Thank goodness it arrived during a weekend as well, partly because I got to spend a longer time away to relax in the Outer Banks, NC and be an active participant in quality time with friends, read (finished A Million Little Pieces by James Frey and started James […]

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Arts & Culture

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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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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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. […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

People to Know / Punch Profiles : EVOKE Founder and President Jodi Moraru

People to Know / Punch Profiles : EVOKE Founder and President Jodi Moraru

You might have caught her on TLC network’s “Sunday Brunch”, providing tips on hosting, well yes, a brunch, but with more panache, style and originality than you are used to. Or you might have hired her to do one of your events in town. Or, you might have actually just attended one of the numerous […]

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Introducing The Punch Power Circle – Women of Distinction in D.C.

Introducing The Punch Power Circle – Women of Distinction in D.C.

A friend recently published a non-fiction “unputdownable” read which is being touted as not only timely, but very important by the critics, the media, and yes, the Twitterverse. Entitled “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works”, TIME magazine Washington, D.C. correspondent and now author Jay Newton-Small (she’s a woman with a man’s name […]

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Massage

Tips for Making the Most of Your Massage

Ahhh. Close your eyes. Take a deep breath in through your nose. Now exhale out through your mouth. And repeat. There is nothing more soothing and at the same time energizing, in my humble opinion (and as someone who has made studio barre and spin classes a habit over the past few years), than a good solid […]

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In the Pink! The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party is Right Around the Corner

In the Pink! The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Pink Tie Party is Right Around the Corner

Snow? Blizzard? Gusting winds of 40 + miles per hour? Pshaw. We Washingtonians, while barely having experienced a real winter so far, already have our eye on the prize. SPRING! And cherry blossoms. And festivals. And parades. And Spring Break. And getting out of town. Wait, no, I mean staying in town for the National […]

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11th Annual Chance For Life Charity Poker Tournament Returns to Sphinx Club in D.C. Saturday February 27th

11th Annual Chance For Life Charity Poker Tournament Returns to Sphinx Club in D.C. Saturday February 27th

I’ve personally been fortunate to have found myself over the years within Brad Nierenberg’s group of Supporters. What does that mean? Well, Brad, is not only the CEO of RedPeg Marketing, a prestigious national experiential marketing firm headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, VA which boasts a client list ranging from Verizon, to Bud Light, to Twitter, […]

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Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk Returns to the Nation’s Capital for the 11th Year on Sunday March 20th

Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk Returns to the Nation’s Capital for the 11th Year on Sunday March 20th

It’s that time of year, when I start my early and often asks for donations, small or big, medium or big, small or small, big or big, to go toward the Pamela’s Punch Team which is raising money for this year, the 11th annual Scope It Out DC 5K Run/Walk. The event will take place again […]

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The Power of Two into One: Colon Cancer Alliance & Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Merger = Chemistry

The Power of Two into One: Colon Cancer Alliance & Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Merger = Chemistry

A merger that started as a conversation a year ago has been finalized and what an exciting time it is for the colon cancer world. The marriage of the Colon Cancer Alliance and the Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation creates the nation’s largest colon cancer specific nonprofit. Maintaining the Colon Cancer Alliance name and headquarters in Washington, […]

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Why U.R. Bath and Body Is No Ordinary Soap Story

Why U.R. Bath and Body Is No Ordinary Soap Story

By Punch Contributor Rebecca Norris, New York City When it comes down to it, we all love a good bath. And when the products we use during that time come with a good cause, how could we resist? That being said, without further adieu, allow me to introduce you to U.R. Bath and Body and […]

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