Articles By: Pamela Sorensen

MPire Club: A New Luxury Adult Entertainment Venue Opens in DC

Say that you want about your “typical” adult entertainment spots aka “strip clubs”, and believe me, you may say what you want, because I know I do. However, being part of a progressive female empowered movement in DC, I, along with some other women, explored the newest of these types of establishments recently. The Mpire [...]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America Names Maryah Sullivan National Youth of the Year at Congressional Breakfast

Last week Florida teen Maryah Sullivan was named the 2014-15 National Youth of the Year at a Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C. She accepted the honor before an audience that included senators, representatives and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) partners and supporters, among them American ballet dancer and National Youth of the Year [...]

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Arlington’s Car-Free Diet Shows You How to Get to Shirlington Oktoberfest

I can personally endorse this “diet” because as an Arlingtonian I have been the proud non-owner of a vehicle since 2009. How have I survived? Creativity. And oh yes, I do have a nice relationship with Drive the District powered by GM to tool around town (or venture on long road trips) with their cars, but I [...]

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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

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

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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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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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 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

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, 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

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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