A Preview of MetroCooking DC, Returning November 8-9 : #ShopSipSample

A Preview of MetroCooking DC, Returning November 8-9 : #ShopSipSample

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  November is almost here! This can only mean that MetroCooking DC is almost here! For anyone not familiar with MetroCooking DC, returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center November 8-9, it’s basically all your favorite forms of foodie events rolled in to one.  Like beer and wine festivals? MetroCooking DC [...]

Citizens Association of Georgetown Honors Jack and Michele Evans at their Fly Me to the Moon Gala

Citizens Association of Georgetown Honors Jack and Michele Evans at their Fly Me to the Moon Gala

By Punch Correspondent Taryn White  Where could you find the glitterati of the Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) last Friday night? Answer: Off of Embassy Row of course. To be more exact, at the Italian Embassy, throwing the glamorous Fly Me To the Moon Gala. This swanky affair welcomed all, the only requirements being the purchase [...]

Watch While You Eat: iPic Theaters Pike & Rose Opens Halloween with a James Beard Award Winning Chef

Watch While You Eat: iPic Theaters Pike & Rose Opens Halloween with a James Beard Award Winning Chef

iPic Theaters, the fastest-growing affordable luxury movie-watching experience in the nation, announces that it will officially open as the anchor tenant for the new Pike & Rose development in North Bethesda on Friday, October 31st (HALLOWEEN). Comprising 47,000 square feet, eight screens and 782 seats, iPic Theaters Pike & Rose is a visionary entertainment destination providing [...]

Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée

Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée

Join the members of The Washington Ballet’s Women’s Committee, Jeté Society and Latino Dance Fund Host Committee for Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée on Saturday, November 8, 2014. This inaugural event will benefit TWB’s scholarship programs and the Latino Dance Fund as well as celebrate TWB’s fall repertory program “Masterworks,” showcasing 5 Tangos by world-renowned choreographer, Hans van [...]

Signature Theatre Gets Steamy With “Sex With Strangers”

Signature Theatre Gets Steamy With “Sex With Strangers”

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  If you’re thinking that Signature Theatre’s Sex With Strangers is a play about strangers having sex, well…it is.  True, there’s a fair amount of skin and some pretty steamy contact happening onstage under the direction of Aaron Posner - there’s no denying that.  But far from the one night stand [...]


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

A Preview of MetroCooking DC, Returning November 8-9 : #ShopSipSample

A Preview of MetroCooking DC, Returning November 8-9 : #ShopSipSample

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  November is almost here! This can only mean that MetroCooking DC is almost here! For anyone not familiar with MetroCooking DC, returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center November 8-9, it’s basically all your favorite forms of foodie events rolled in to one.  Like beer and wine festivals? MetroCooking DC [...]

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Fashion & Design

An Evening at Tiffany’s : Tiffany & Co. Launches Leather

An Evening at Tiffany’s : Tiffany & Co. Launches Leather

By Punch Correspondent Hannah Roth Comparable to Audrey Hepburn’s Givenchy-bedecked Tiffany’s cappuccino and croissant window shopping scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (a girl can dream, can’t she?) – I arrived after work Thursday night to Tiffany & Co.’s Fairfax Square location. The occasion? Their official leather handbag collection launch. For the next event I’ll bust out [...]

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Out & About

Citizens Association of Georgetown Honors Jack and Michele Evans at their Fly Me to the Moon Gala

Citizens Association of Georgetown Honors Jack and Michele Evans at their Fly Me to the Moon Gala

By Punch Correspondent Taryn White  Where could you find the glitterati of the Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) last Friday night? Answer: Off of Embassy Row of course. To be more exact, at the Italian Embassy, throwing the glamorous Fly Me To the Moon Gala. This swanky affair welcomed all, the only requirements being the purchase [...]

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A Preview of MetroCooking DC, Returning November 8-9 : #ShopSipSample

A Preview of MetroCooking DC, Returning November 8-9 : #ShopSipSample

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  November is almost here! This can only mean that MetroCooking DC is almost here! For anyone not familiar with MetroCooking DC, returning to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center November 8-9, it’s basically all your favorite forms of foodie events rolled in to one.  Like beer and wine festivals? MetroCooking DC [...]

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Citizens Association of Georgetown Honors Jack and Michele Evans at their Fly Me to the Moon Gala

Citizens Association of Georgetown Honors Jack and Michele Evans at their Fly Me to the Moon Gala

By Punch Correspondent Taryn White  Where could you find the glitterati of the Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) last Friday night? Answer: Off of Embassy Row of course. To be more exact, at the Italian Embassy, throwing the glamorous Fly Me To the Moon Gala. This swanky affair welcomed all, the only requirements being the purchase [...]

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Watch While You Eat: iPic Theaters Pike & Rose Opens Halloween with a James Beard Award Winning Chef

Watch While You Eat: iPic Theaters Pike & Rose Opens Halloween with a James Beard Award Winning Chef

iPic Theaters, the fastest-growing affordable luxury movie-watching experience in the nation, announces that it will officially open as the anchor tenant for the new Pike & Rose development in North Bethesda on Friday, October 31st (HALLOWEEN). Comprising 47,000 square feet, eight screens and 782 seats, iPic Theaters Pike & Rose is a visionary entertainment destination providing [...]

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Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée

Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée

Join the members of The Washington Ballet’s Women’s Committee, Jeté Society and Latino Dance Fund Host Committee for Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée on Saturday, November 8, 2014. This inaugural event will benefit TWB’s scholarship programs and the Latino Dance Fund as well as celebrate TWB’s fall repertory program “Masterworks,” showcasing 5 Tangos by world-renowned choreographer, Hans van [...]

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Signature Theatre Gets Steamy With “Sex With Strangers”

Signature Theatre Gets Steamy With “Sex With Strangers”

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  If you’re thinking that Signature Theatre’s Sex With Strangers is a play about strangers having sex, well…it is.  True, there’s a fair amount of skin and some pretty steamy contact happening onstage under the direction of Aaron Posner - there’s no denying that.  But far from the one night stand [...]

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DC’s Dancing with the Stars Gala Lights Up the Night with Moves Like …

DC’s Dancing with the Stars Gala Lights Up the Night with Moves Like …

Jagger? Maybe not Jagger per se, but definitely some professional dancer(s).  On Saturday night, over 400 dance enthusiasts and philanthropists turned out to support the first-ever DC’s Dancing Stars Gala at the Ritz Carlton in Tyson’s Corner. Event co-chairs and Fred Astaire Studio of Fairfax owners Maria Coakley David & Jim David and Executive Director Susannah Moss brought together notable Washingtonians to help raise over $150,000 in support of local charities. Former Washington [...]

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Punch Pick: Holiday High Tea Time: Gift Ideas from Palais des Thés

Punch Pick: Holiday High Tea Time: Gift Ideas from Palais des Thés

Personally, I’m a huge tea enthusiast. The experiences of taking tea alone in peace and tranquility, or with friends enjoying moments of laughs and joyous conversation, or even with a group as a social event, all are at least in my book, occasions to cherish. As you scout gift giving ideas for the holidays, Palais des [...]

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Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Celebration and Why You Should Go Soon!

Oyamel’s Day of the Dead Celebration and Why You Should Go Soon!

Well, if you read my article last week about attending Oyamel’s Day of the Dead menu preview, then you already know about my love for all foods Mexican. And Oyamel has really created something special. For the 8th annual Day of the Dead celebration at the Mexican Cocina, they have decided to honor El Santo [...]

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American Kidney Fund Celebrates Six Years with The Hope Affair

American Kidney Fund Celebrates Six Years with The Hope Affair

On Wednesday, October 22nd the American Kidney Fund celebrated its sixth annual national gala, The Hope Affair, at the Andrew W. Mellow Auditorium. This year’s gala, themed “Sharing the Journey,” was emceed by Emmy-award winning anchor, Shawn Yancy, with performances by Afro Blue, Howard University’s Premier Jazz Ensemble. Joined by members of the renal community, the [...]

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An Evening at Tiffany’s : Tiffany & Co. Launches Leather

An Evening at Tiffany’s : Tiffany & Co. Launches Leather

By Punch Correspondent Hannah Roth Comparable to Audrey Hepburn’s Givenchy-bedecked Tiffany’s cappuccino and croissant window shopping scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (a girl can dream, can’t she?) – I arrived after work Thursday night to Tiffany & Co.’s Fairfax Square location. The occasion? Their official leather handbag collection launch. For the next event I’ll bust out [...]

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Emerging Scholars Annual Gala

Emerging Scholars Annual Gala

This month, Emerging Scholars hosted its annual fundraising gala, themed Expanding Horizons. The event took place at the Jose Andres’ Jaleo Restaurant in Arlington, VA. WJLA Meteorologist Eileen Whelan hosted the event. Emerging Scholars is a non-profit organization that offers academic preparation and financial support to bright, promising students who otherwise would not have the opportunity to [...]

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GANT + Becky’s Fund Event

GANT + Becky’s Fund Event

By Punch Correspondent Jaclyn South  If you know me, you know I love shopping. So, when Pamela offered up the chance for one of us to head over to GANT in good ol’ Georgetown, I obviously had to snatch it up! For those of you who haven’t really shopped at GANT, or have never heard [...]

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