Articles By: Pamela Sorensen

Dar be Dar Fashion Show & Oktoberfest Specials at Cesco Osteria

Tuesday evening, downtown Bethesda hotspot Cesco Osteria’s Co2 Lounge hosted a fashion show for luxury swimwear brand Dar be Dar with designer Tala Raassi. Raassi showcased her bold and international-inspired 2014/2015 Resort collection to a stylish crowd of fashionistas, media personalities and VIPs. Guests were treated to a special swimsuit pop-up boutique after the show, snatching up the designer’s sultry looks straight off the runway. Proceeds from the [...]

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The 12th Annual Michael Wilbon and James Brown Celebrity Roast and Golf Classic benefiting DC-CAP Proves to be Another Winner

Just a few blocks away from The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel Monday night, actor and activist Kevin Spacey was crooning to an audience (yay), but for sports fans and those whose aim is to support DC high school students’ future college education, the roast of NBA and Washington Bullets legend Wes Unseld was more than music [...]

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Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation Hosts the 4th Annual Blue Hope Bash on October 16th at Four Seasons Hotel

Our long time Punch Partner, the Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation will host its annual Blue Hope Bash to raise colon cancer awareness on Thursday, October 16, from 6:00-10:00PM at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown. The theme this year is “Beyond The Limits” – elevating the awareness and need to talk about colorectal cancer, the prevention [...]

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Fly Me to the Moon : Georgetown Gala 2014 to Honor Jack and Michele Evans

The Citizens Association of Georgetown’s annual black tie event that brings together over 400 residents,  organizations, businesses, and politicos to celebrate Georgetown and CAG’s mission of historic preservation and improving the life of the community, will be held on Friday, October 24th and will honor one of our favorite local power couples, Jack and Michele Evans. Officially called the [...]

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Best Dressed: The Tailored Man DC Trunk Show Schedule

Gentlemen and LADIES who appreciate the look and fit of fine tailoring and cloth, please direct your attention to the following schedule. Our Punch Partner The Tailored Man is hitting the streets again this October in order to offer you the latest in Italian and English materials to be measured perfectly. Bespoke is not just [...]

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5th Annual Cosmo Couture Fashion & Design Event Goes Patriotic

Last Thursday, the 5th Annual Cosmo Couture Fashion & Design Event displayed American pride and patriotism with Arlington’s Artisphere. Known as the “it” fashion function where interior and exterior collide, this yearly affair is produced by the Washington Metro City Center (WMCC) of the International Interior Design Association Mid-Atlantic Chapter (IIDA-MAC). In 2013, the DC-centric theme was the [...]

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Pennsylvania Themed Restaurant Second State to Open in October in DC

My friend, fellow Nittany Lion and oh, yes, restaurateur Reese Gardner just announced the October opening of Second State, which will replace the former Mighty Pint at 1831 M Street, NW.  Gardner is the founder/owner of Wooden Nickel Bar Company based in Arlington, Virginia which owns and operates the popular Irish Whiskey Public House in DC and [...]

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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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