Diageo “Community Service” in DC

Diageo “Community Service” in DC

Diageo , the premium spirits, beer and wine company, held a”Community Service” event Tuesday. The clean up took place at a Congress Heights-Shepherd Parkway neighborhood of Washington, DC. The event featured Ciroc Ambassadors Sunni from Sunni and the City, DJ QuickSilva and Ke’Shawn Forbes. Gloves and garbage bags were provided for the volunteers as they [...]

The Bespoke Club: Punch Profile: WashingtonExec’s Founder JD Kathuria

The Bespoke Club: Punch Profile: WashingtonExec’s Founder JD Kathuria

JD Kathuria might very well be the most understated connector in the Washington region. He’s the founder and president of WashingtonExec, an outcome-oriented networking organization and online news publication that provides breaking and featured coverage and hosts exclusive events for the area’s executives of consequence. And yes, he’s been a colleague, a business partner, and friend to me [...]

Park Hyatt Washington Taps Former Park Hyatt Chicago Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche as New Executive Chef of Blue Duck Tavern

Park Hyatt Washington Taps Former Park Hyatt Chicago Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche as New Executive Chef of Blue Duck Tavern

Interestingly, I just returned from a week in Chicago and while I didn’t have the opportunity to visit the stately and highly revered Park Hyatt Chicago (friends rave about the property), I’m sure I’ll be back, after all I have family and friends there. Our Punch Partner Park Hyatt Washington’s General Manager Andrew Davidson just announced the [...]

Taste of Georgetown Celebrates 21 Years

Taste of Georgetown Celebrates 21 Years

By Punch Correspondent Loreana S. Gonzalez Lazzarini Congratulations goes out to Taste of Georgetown which celebrated 21 years of food festivities this past Saturday. If you were amongst the hundreds who attended, you were privy to delving into delicious bites and offerings from more than 35 of Georgetown’s best restaurants, a Craft Beer and Wine Pavilion, and [...]

The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove Launches with Nick Lachey & Special Guests

The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove Launches with Nick Lachey & Special Guests

The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove (which is just a quick 90 minutes from DC) is a new lifestyle-based television series created exclusively for Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform that celebrates and combines elements of music, food and wine featuring many of Hollywood’s most famous faces. The first concert in the Sessions at [...]


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The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum to Mashup Founders, Angels, CxOs, VCs & Business Leaders

The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum to Mashup Founders, Angels, CxOs, VCs & Business Leaders

In case anyone is wondering what level of talent and money we have in the capital region, look no further than the quarterly held CONNECTpreneur Forum, made up of a community of over 2200 Business leaders, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, VCs and angels in the Mid-Atlantic Region. CONNECTpreneur Forum mashes up 275+ top founders, angels, CXOs, VCs, and [...]

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Food & Drink

Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen + Bar Opens in CityCenterDC

Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen + Bar Opens in CityCenterDC

By Punch Correspondent Loreana S. Gonzalez Lazzarini The grand and very anticipated opening of revered French Chef Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen + Bar at CityCenterDC was last Friday.  I had the opportunity to attend and it was one of the best nights I have experienced in DC since I moved here 6 years ago.  With gorgeous [...]

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Fashion & Design

The Bespoke Club: Punch Profile: WashingtonExec’s Founder JD Kathuria

The Bespoke Club: Punch Profile: WashingtonExec’s Founder JD Kathuria

JD Kathuria might very well be the most understated connector in the Washington region. He’s the founder and president of WashingtonExec, an outcome-oriented networking organization and online news publication that provides breaking and featured coverage and hosts exclusive events for the area’s executives of consequence. And yes, he’s been a colleague, a business partner, and friend to me [...]

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Diageo “Community Service” in DC

Diageo “Community Service” in DC

Diageo , the premium spirits, beer and wine company, held a”Community Service” event Tuesday. The clean up took place at a Congress Heights-Shepherd Parkway neighborhood of Washington, DC. The event featured Ciroc Ambassadors Sunni from Sunni and the City, DJ QuickSilva and Ke’Shawn Forbes. Gloves and garbage bags were provided for the volunteers as they [...]

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Diageo “Community Service” in DC

Diageo “Community Service” in DC

Diageo , the premium spirits, beer and wine company, held a”Community Service” event Tuesday. The clean up took place at a Congress Heights-Shepherd Parkway neighborhood of Washington, DC. The event featured Ciroc Ambassadors Sunni from Sunni and the City, DJ QuickSilva and Ke’Shawn Forbes. Gloves and garbage bags were provided for the volunteers as they [...]

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The Bespoke Club: Punch Profile: WashingtonExec’s Founder JD Kathuria

The Bespoke Club: Punch Profile: WashingtonExec’s Founder JD Kathuria

JD Kathuria might very well be the most understated connector in the Washington region. He’s the founder and president of WashingtonExec, an outcome-oriented networking organization and online news publication that provides breaking and featured coverage and hosts exclusive events for the area’s executives of consequence. And yes, he’s been a colleague, a business partner, and friend to me [...]

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Park Hyatt Washington Taps Former Park Hyatt Chicago Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche as New Executive Chef of Blue Duck Tavern

Park Hyatt Washington Taps Former Park Hyatt Chicago Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche as New Executive Chef of Blue Duck Tavern

Interestingly, I just returned from a week in Chicago and while I didn’t have the opportunity to visit the stately and highly revered Park Hyatt Chicago (friends rave about the property), I’m sure I’ll be back, after all I have family and friends there. Our Punch Partner Park Hyatt Washington’s General Manager Andrew Davidson just announced the [...]

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Taste of Georgetown Celebrates 21 Years

Taste of Georgetown Celebrates 21 Years

By Punch Correspondent Loreana S. Gonzalez Lazzarini Congratulations goes out to Taste of Georgetown which celebrated 21 years of food festivities this past Saturday. If you were amongst the hundreds who attended, you were privy to delving into delicious bites and offerings from more than 35 of Georgetown’s best restaurants, a Craft Beer and Wine Pavilion, and [...]

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The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove Launches with Nick Lachey & Special Guests

The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove Launches with Nick Lachey & Special Guests

The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove (which is just a quick 90 minutes from DC) is a new lifestyle-based television series created exclusively for Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform that celebrates and combines elements of music, food and wine featuring many of Hollywood’s most famous faces. The first concert in the Sessions at [...]

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The Office of Angela Scott Doin’ Major Work in Neiman Marcus’ Shoe Department

The Office of Angela Scott Doin’ Major Work in Neiman Marcus’ Shoe Department

By Punch Correspondent Hannah Roth Walking into Neiman Marcus’ shoe department is a foray into “the fabulous life of “. You are surrounded by posh displays of runway shoes and celebrity fodder, from teetering Louboutins to embellished Gianvito Rossi. Don’t forget the Chanel tweed sneakers that cost a full paycheck and will most definitely suck [...]

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Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen + Bar Opens in CityCenterDC

Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen + Bar Opens in CityCenterDC

By Punch Correspondent Loreana S. Gonzalez Lazzarini The grand and very anticipated opening of revered French Chef Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen + Bar at CityCenterDC was last Friday.  I had the opportunity to attend and it was one of the best nights I have experienced in DC since I moved here 6 years ago.  With gorgeous [...]

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All-Stars to Come Out for DC Central Kitchen’s Premier Chef Battle with Hosts Anthony Bourdain and Carla Hall

All-Stars to Come Out for DC Central Kitchen’s Premier Chef Battle with Hosts Anthony Bourdain and Carla Hall

It’s one of my personal favorite events of the fall season not only because it benefits a cause that is near and dear to my heart (I’m a super fan of founder Robert Egger and CEO Mike Curtain) but because this engaging and highly entertaining chef affair is all about good food, goodwill, and turning [...]

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The Inn at Willow Grove Hosts New Celebrity Concert Series with Comcast Xfinity: The Sessions at Willow Grove Kicks off with Nick Lachey and Kate Voegele

The Inn at Willow Grove Hosts New Celebrity Concert Series with Comcast Xfinity: The Sessions at Willow Grove Kicks off with Nick Lachey and Kate Voegele

The Sessions at The Inn at Willow Grove (just 90 minutes from Washington, DC) is a new lifestyle based television series created exclusively for Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform that celebrates and combines elements of music, food and wine featuring many of Hollywood’s most famous faces. The first concert in the Sessions at Willow Grove [...]

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DC’s Dancing with the Stars Gala Launch Party Gets Guests in the Groove

DC’s Dancing with the Stars Gala Launch Party Gets Guests in the Groove

Last week, DC’s Dancing Stars Gala hosted a Pre-Event Launch Party to kick off its first annual black-tie dancing challenge taking place next month (October 25). Event Chair Maria Coakley David, Executive Director Susannah Moss and presenting sponsor Fred Astaire Dance Studio DC welcomed over 200 guests to The Huxley for the celebration. Dance enthusiasts [...]

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CLICKED Membership Launches in DC with a Party at Lost Society

CLICKED Membership Launches in DC with a Party at Lost Society

CLICKED, an exclusive membership community held their DC launch party at Lost Society on Wednesday, September 10th. Members and member guests were wined and dined from 7:30-9:30 on the rooftop with a sweeping view down 14th Street – the crowd of 125 mixed and mingled with other member and some potential new members who have [...]

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Punch Pick: 2014 Making Strides Soiree | September 27th | Eastern Market

Punch Pick: 2014 Making Strides Soiree | September 27th | Eastern Market

Attention Young Professionals: Here’s a Punch Pick for you which, once I heard of the details, immediately shared with friends. On September 27th, Making Strides for MS, the National MS Society’s local young professionals’ group, will host its ithird annual Making Strides Soirée at Historic Eastern Market’s North Hall. The Soirée will bring together YPs from [...]

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