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Crêpes, Macarons & Delectable Delights for Days at Praline Bakery & Bistro

Crêpes, Macarons & Delectable Delights for Days at Praline Bakery & Bistro

As someone who usually shies away from French cuisine because when I hear “It’s French!” I go into auto-pilot mode: “BUTTER! FATTENING! THREE EXTRA SOULCYCLE CLASSES!” Of course the irony we American women always roll our eyes about, is that French women are notorious for being thin. That’s a whole other topic. So when I […]

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Show a Little Love & Affection with Shinola

Show a Little Love & Affection with Shinola

Call me biased, and I am, I admit it, but I LOVE Shinola. I love and respect the story, the founder, the progress its made and the positive impact its had on Detroit. Moreover, I am a super fan of the products, the service and even that they have dog apparel (shocking!). As a Shinola […]

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Tips for Making the Most of Your Massage

Tips for Making the Most of Your Massage

Ahhh. Close your eyes. Take a deep breath in through your nose. Now exhale out through your mouth. And repeat. There is nothing more soothing and at the same time energizing, in my humble opinion (and as someone who has made studio barre and spin classes a habit over the past few years), than a good solid […]

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How to Ring in the New Year (and Keep the Party Going)

How to Ring in the New Year (and Keep the Party Going)

Our Punch Partners are offering a variety of ways in which to ring in 2016 from themed dinners to late night parties to brunches to special rooftop views with flowing flutes of Champagne. Let us know if you choose to share in celebration with them! And may your 2016 be filled with laughter, love, health […]

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DŌ (Re Mi) : You’ll Be Singing After Tasting This Sweet Sensation

DŌ (Re Mi) : You’ll Be Singing After Tasting This Sweet Sensation

By Punch Contributor Rebecca Norris, New York City A good friend of mine has a sweet tooth that could give me a run for my money—so when she insisted we take a work break to pop over to DŌ, what I thought to be a cookie shop—it was a no brainer. Unlike Jenny, I hadn’t […]

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And That’s a Wrap! Indulge in One of the Best Ways to Survive the Holidays

And That’s a Wrap! Indulge in One of the Best Ways to Survive the Holidays

And no, I don’t mean a wrap as in a lower-carb alternative to a sandwich, all though there’s nothing wrong with going that route considering the sheer amount of calorie intake we face during these months. What I mean is a body wrap. Have you ever tried it? Once, many many years ago when I […]

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Iconic Three Generation Family Owned & Operated Business Tiny Jewel Box Cuts the Ribbon!

Iconic Three Generation Family Owned & Operated Business Tiny Jewel Box Cuts the Ribbon!

Last Friday, the moment we’d all been waiting for with bated breath happened. Tiny Jewel Box, the three-generation (and most likely soon four) owned and operated iconic jewelry business held its ribbon cutting ceremony on a bright and sunny morning. The previous evening (amidst the horrific traffic and street closures due to the National Tree […]

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Calling All Timepiece Collectors : Elegant Power Watches Found at Tiny Jewel Box

Calling All Timepiece Collectors : Elegant Power Watches Found at Tiny Jewel Box

Are you someone who truly understands and appreciates exquisite timepieces? The intricate detailing, the painstaking craftsmanship, and the perfect execution of creating a classic? Then you need to know that the largely expanded Tiny Jewel Box has added many more elegant power watches to its inventory, a few of which we are showing on this post. In addition, […]

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Attention Ladies: Lou & Grey Opens in Tysons Corner Center

Attention Ladies: Lou & Grey Opens in Tysons Corner Center

On Saturday, November 21, Lou & Grey – a new movement in women’s retail based around a thoughtfully designed collection of easygoing, texture-rich styles for everyday – will open the doors to its first DC metro-area brick-and-mortar store in Tysons Corner Center. Even better, Lou & Grey plans to get local. Dedicated to the spirit of community and paying homage to the art of craftsmanship, Lou & Grey Tysons will […]

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ISO the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Experience : Part 1 | Cheestique in the Village at Shirlington

ISO the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Experience : Part 1 | Cheestique in the Village at Shirlington

Rookie mistake, I think to myself as my eyes slowly drop down to the object on my plate. Well, two objects really. One being a misshapen blob of what was once a substantial gooey, yet crispy grilled cheese sandwich, now about the size of three fat stubby fingers. The other is a half-eaten bowl of […]

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Centrolina Embraces Fall with a Harvest Dinner

Centrolina Embraces Fall with a Harvest Dinner

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank It might not feel like it today (80 degrees in November?!), but you can tell we’re well into fall by the barrage of Instagram photos of burnt orange trees, pumpkin patches, and, of course, PSLs (even though Starbucks is trying to convince us it’s Christmas already with their premature red cups). […]

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Modern Works of Wearable Art Designers Slated to be Offered at the Newly Expanded Tiny Jewel Box

Modern Works of Wearable Art Designers Slated to be Offered at the Newly Expanded Tiny Jewel Box

When the decision was made to go forth with the stately expansion that the 85-year old Tiny Jewel Box is now about to finish up (slated for the beginning of December), the family-owned business of three generations thought why not also bring in new designers to their already carefully curated collection? “We are excited to add […]

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