#MyDCRooftop : The Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Opening Party

#MyDCRooftop : The Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Opening Party

The weather was absolutely idyllic for a rooftop party, thus we came out in droves to launch the first stage of the Embassy Row Hotel’s facelift process last Wednesday evening. Known as a hip place to hide out (also see, be seen and view Dupont Circle’s happenings) back in the 80′s and 90′s, the property [...]

Flights of Fancy and a New Summer Menu at Vino Volo Bethesda Row

Flights of Fancy and a New Summer Menu at Vino Volo Bethesda Row

Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe in Bethesda has a new summer menu that now showcases small plates—perfect for pairing with their hand-picked wine flights. We tried two lovely pairings of food and flights that will be available for the rest of the summer: Refreshing watermelon and feta salad and decadent Atlantic salmon rolls with crab. [...]

#ClicquotMail – Veuve Clicquot Mail Truck Moves Across the Country into the Capital Region

#ClicquotMail – Veuve Clicquot Mail Truck Moves Across the Country into the Capital Region

I’m a huge fan of snail mail, ESPECIALLY if the truck contains Veuve Clicquot. The iconic Champagne company launched a cross country mail truck tour – adorned in the Veuve Clicquot yellow hue and delivering exciting surprises in cities across the country. Bubble loving friends, the Clicquot by Mail truck will be making stops in [...]

Union Market’s Sweetest Thing: DC Scoop

Union Market’s Sweetest Thing: DC Scoop

This past Saturday, Union Market, home to over 40 local artisan, food and beverage venders, hosted its fourth annual DC Scoop event at Dock 5. The family-friendly event attracted over 5,000 Washingtonians, a mix of ice cream lovers and makers alike. Sweet tooth patrons enjoyed a wide array of sweets from over 15 different creameries, [...]

August 5th Copperwood Tavern Tasting: Moonshine!

August 5th Copperwood Tavern Tasting: Moonshine!

  The monthly tasting and small bites at Copperwood Tavern in the Village at Shirlington takes place on Tuesday, August 5th. You may sign up for either the 630pm or the 730pm group. Space is very limited, it’s first come first serve and YES, Virginia, THERE IS A FREE EVENT where you receive delicious small [...]


Innovation & Technology

Calling All Entrepreneurs: Conscious Venture Lab Opening Next National Application Round

Calling All Entrepreneurs: Conscious Venture Lab Opening Next National Application Round

Conscious Venture Lab (CVLab) the Accelerator of the David B. Wolfe Institute for Conscious Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), is opening its next application round to entrepreneurs from around the country. “As we near the end of our first cohort the CVLab is poised to become one of the [...]

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Food & Drink

Flights of Fancy and a New Summer Menu at Vino Volo Bethesda Row

Flights of Fancy and a New Summer Menu at Vino Volo Bethesda Row

Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe in Bethesda has a new summer menu that now showcases small plates—perfect for pairing with their hand-picked wine flights. We tried two lovely pairings of food and flights that will be available for the rest of the summer: Refreshing watermelon and feta salad and decadent Atlantic salmon rolls with crab. [...]

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Fashion & Design

The City of Lights Sparkles Even More with Tiffany & Co.’s New Store

The City of Lights Sparkles Even More with Tiffany & Co.’s New Store

This month, mes amis at Tiffany & Co. celebrated the opening of a stunning new location found at 62, avenue des Champs-Elysées, the renowned boulevard in Paris. From its façade lit with Tiffany Blue to its gracious interior, the store reflects the company’s global reputation as a luxury brand and a 177-year history that includes Paris, [...]

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Out & About

#MyDCRooftop : The Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Opening Party

#MyDCRooftop : The Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Opening Party

The weather was absolutely idyllic for a rooftop party, thus we came out in droves to launch the first stage of the Embassy Row Hotel’s facelift process last Wednesday evening. Known as a hip place to hide out (also see, be seen and view Dupont Circle’s happenings) back in the 80′s and 90′s, the property [...]

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Recent Articles

#MyDCRooftop : The Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Opening Party

#MyDCRooftop : The Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Opening Party

The weather was absolutely idyllic for a rooftop party, thus we came out in droves to launch the first stage of the Embassy Row Hotel’s facelift process last Wednesday evening. Known as a hip place to hide out (also see, be seen and view Dupont Circle’s happenings) back in the 80′s and 90′s, the property [...]

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Flights of Fancy and a New Summer Menu at Vino Volo Bethesda Row

Flights of Fancy and a New Summer Menu at Vino Volo Bethesda Row

Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe in Bethesda has a new summer menu that now showcases small plates—perfect for pairing with their hand-picked wine flights. We tried two lovely pairings of food and flights that will be available for the rest of the summer: Refreshing watermelon and feta salad and decadent Atlantic salmon rolls with crab. [...]

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#ClicquotMail – Veuve Clicquot Mail Truck Moves Across the Country into the Capital Region

#ClicquotMail – Veuve Clicquot Mail Truck Moves Across the Country into the Capital Region

I’m a huge fan of snail mail, ESPECIALLY if the truck contains Veuve Clicquot. The iconic Champagne company launched a cross country mail truck tour – adorned in the Veuve Clicquot yellow hue and delivering exciting surprises in cities across the country. Bubble loving friends, the Clicquot by Mail truck will be making stops in [...]

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Union Market’s Sweetest Thing: DC Scoop

Union Market’s Sweetest Thing: DC Scoop

This past Saturday, Union Market, home to over 40 local artisan, food and beverage venders, hosted its fourth annual DC Scoop event at Dock 5. The family-friendly event attracted over 5,000 Washingtonians, a mix of ice cream lovers and makers alike. Sweet tooth patrons enjoyed a wide array of sweets from over 15 different creameries, [...]

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August 5th Copperwood Tavern Tasting: Moonshine!

August 5th Copperwood Tavern Tasting: Moonshine!

  The monthly tasting and small bites at Copperwood Tavern in the Village at Shirlington takes place on Tuesday, August 5th. You may sign up for either the 630pm or the 730pm group. Space is very limited, it’s first come first serve and YES, Virginia, THERE IS A FREE EVENT where you receive delicious small [...]

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The #SMITHSONIANat8 ‘s Garden of Wonders

The #SMITHSONIANat8 ‘s Garden of Wonders

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  The Smithsonian Castle and The Enid A. Haupt Garden are already wondrous sites by their own merit, but on Friday evening, the Smithsonian took things up a notch with their latest #SMITHSONIANat8 event. With an Alice in Wonderland theme, the Enid A. Haupt Garden was turned in to “A Garden of Wonders.” [...]

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The AT&T Best of Washington Party Transforms the National Building Museum into a Wonderland

The AT&T Best of Washington Party Transforms the National Building Museum into a Wonderland

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  We all enjoy arriving fashionably late to one event or another. One event you don’t want to be late to? AT&T Best of Washington Party. With over 80 participating restaurants and a handful of activities hosted by different sponsors, you needed every minute of the 3 hour event to visit [...]

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Do You Think Your Dog is Worthy of Being on the Wall of Fame?

Do You Think Your Dog is Worthy of Being on the Wall of Fame?

The Commonwealth is home to many dog lovers and Copperwood Tavern, Shirlington Village’s farm-to-table restaurant (and one of our favorite Virginia-based Punch Partners), celebrates the canine each month, with a Dog of the Month, “Wall of Fame.” Those wishing to enter their pooch as a contestant need only to email info@copperwoodtavern.com with a picture(s) of [...]

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Calling All Entrepreneurs: Conscious Venture Lab Opening Next National Application Round

Calling All Entrepreneurs: Conscious Venture Lab Opening Next National Application Round

Conscious Venture Lab (CVLab) the Accelerator of the David B. Wolfe Institute for Conscious Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), is opening its next application round to entrepreneurs from around the country. “As we near the end of our first cohort the CVLab is poised to become one of the [...]

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Things Get Heavy at Corcoran Uncorked

Things Get Heavy at Corcoran Uncorked

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  When was the last time you heard heavy metal inside a museum (excluding museums dedicated to music)?  For me, my answer would be never. That is, until yesterday, when I went to my first Uncorked event at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Watch the video clip above to hear exactly [...]

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America Eats Tavern Opens in the Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton Hotel

America Eats Tavern Opens in the Tysons Corner Ritz-Carlton Hotel

It’s officially open! Jose Andres’ latest outpost in the capital region is found outside the Beltway, allowing fans his culinary brilliance a chance to dine without having to head into the District proper. America Eats Tavern is located in the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner and will surely be packed with hotel guests, shoppers, and employees from [...]

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Happy 1 Year Birthday to Casa Luca!

Happy 1 Year Birthday to Casa Luca!

Last Wednesday (during some bizarre DC summer weather), an intimate loyal following of friends and family gathered for a 1 year birthday party at Casa Luca. The happy high-powered hospitality couple Maria and Chef Fabio Trabocchi were looking calm, happy and glamorous (how do they do it?) as they greeted guests, posed for photos and [...]

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