Articles By: Pamela Sorensen

Change of Heart “ZengoRed” Rides : February 6

Just because we are nearing the end of “New Year’s Resolution” month doesn’t mean you are allowed to give up on your 31 days of fierce determination. No way Jose. In fact, Zengo Cycle is enticing you to keep at it with a women’s heart health ride at all three locations (Logan Circle, Kentlands, Bethesda) [...]

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#MoKiMedia5Year | Congratulations to MoKi Media on Five Years in Business!

Tuesday evening, over 250 Washingtonians – media personalities, politicos, influencers and VIPs – helped celebrate the 5th anniversary of boutique PR agency, MoKi Media. Held at the sleek and contemporary Boffi-Maxalto showroom in Georgetown, friends of the firm enjoyed gourmet passed hors d’oeuvres by RSVP Catering, specialty Belvedere cocktails, Moët Ice Impérial and photo booth fun courtesy of Onomonomedia. Guests noshed on elegant canapés like decadent chicken potpie, fresh tuna tartare and sweet ganache [...]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : nailsaloon Owners Andrea Vieira and Claudia Diamante

Not all nail salons are the same, believe me you. I should know because I’ve traveled to the ends of the earth and everywhere in between ISO “the perfect mani/pedi spot” because frankly, I don’t have the skill set to do my own (nor the patience). There are some sweatshop-like businesses you walk into and [...]

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The Source by Wolfgang Puck Welcomes The Year of the Sheep with Special Events

This February, The Source by Wolfgang Puck will welcome the Chinese New Year with a week of special events and menus paying tribute to the Year of the Sheep. The festivities will kick off on Wednesday, February 18 in The Source lounge, where the modern Asian restaurant will once again welcome award-winning Sichuan Chef Peter Chang for a special takeover from 7 p.m. – [...]

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Punch Picks | Valentine’s Day | Dining

#Freebies below! Chocolate covered strawberries, flutes of bubbles and after dinner cordials; you will be delighting in some extra treats this V-Day. Copperwood Tavern, located in the bustling Village at Shirlington, will be serving an a la carte menu all night on Valentine’s Day.  Couples and friends can enjoy classic American farm-to-table fare with dishes [...]

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Black Jack Hosts Inaugural Mardi Gras Capital Cocktail Competition on February 17

Black Jack will host an inaugural Capital Cocktail Competition on Mardi Gras (February 17th). The evening will benefit the Black’s Family Foundation and will pit eight teams of top bartenders from across the city against each other in a secret ingredient style challenge. The judging panel will be comprised of Duane (“Duane!”) Sylvestre, lead bartender, Bourbon Steak [...]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : Spotlight on Becky Lee of Becky’s Fund

My friend handed me a cocktail one evening at an event being held at Mate in Georgetown. As I took it, she leaned in, motioned toward a small group and through her gritted teeth asked, “Want to meet Becky Lee? She was just on Survivor: Cook Islands! She’s a celebrity.” I looked her incredulously. It [...]

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Punch Picks | Valentine’s Day | Gift Ideas

Vodka and caviar, modern leather goods, bubbles and troubles, a spiritual, physical, mindful moment, and always a spa day. Who knew that was on one of my lists for “What I’d Love to Give Myself for Valentine’s Day?” Apparently my friends at MoKi Media (who BTW, are celebrating the big FIVE years of PR, media relations, [...]

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People to Know / Punch Profiles : Spotlight on Maha Sharma of Blo Blow Dry Bar

  Remember back in the olden days when only celebrities, brides, bridal parties, and really really really rich people going to really really really fancy parties (and politicians of course) had their hair done by a professional, pre-event? Then it became more mainstream for we Regular People to call our hairdresser and schedule (haggle, beg) a [...]

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Punch Picks | Valentine’s Day | Men’s Grooming

Locally based, owned and operated men’s premier business and website for men’s skin care, men’s shaving & men’s hair care products, the Grooming Lounge is ready to help solve the question “What can I get you, that’s good for me?” this Valentine’s Day. Here are a few suggestions for gifts that treat both halves in the relationship. [...]

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Who Needs Anything But Wine?

Not me! Sensing a theme here? Any who, gal pals rejoice in Ladies Night opportunities to gather together to try new things and mindshare. Or to just get the week’s/month’s BS off your chest and out of your mind with real friends. OR, to just laugh and love. All of the above sound damn good [...]

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Make Valentine’s Day A Little Sexier With New Lingerie from Coup de Foudre

Ladies, you do NOT have to be in a relationship with anyone but you, to spoil yourself with guilt free pleasures such as a glass of fine wine (or Scotch), decadent chocolates (or cupcakes), and especially luxurious designer lingerie. Believe me. I do it all of the time and the best company (me) truly enjoys [...]

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