Post Tagged with: "Summer Amin"

Refugees International – Art – L2

Refugees International – Art – L2

By Punch Pep Correspondent Elizabeth Fischer Refugees International (“RI”), The Young Humanitarian Circle, Art and L2 – an organization, volunteers, an artist and a venue all came together for one night.  L2 organized the fundraiser.  All proceeds collected at the door went to Refugees International and all proceeds collected for the art went to International [...]

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Sustainable Seafood 101

Sustainable Seafood 101

By Punch Pro Correspondent Summer, www.nimamarketing.com Not too long ago, having read Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals and watched the documentary Food, Inc., I decided to become a pescetarian. Sure, I miss meat every now and then, but to be honest, it hasn’t felt like much of a sacrifice. I was never a big meat [...]

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Professor Norman Cornett

Professor Norman Cornett

By Punch Pro Correspondent Summer, www.nimamarketing.com “Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?” director Alanis Obomsawin* asks at the beginning of her documentary film, Professor Norman Cornett. Screened by National Geographic Live! last Friday as part of its “Women Hold Up Half the Sky Film Series,” which sets out to [...]

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Strong as Bricks

Strong as Bricks

As the end of the year winds down, we may realize we have a few more dollars in our pockets than we might have anticipated, so let’s remember to be generous and donate to our favorite charities.  If you think your $10 bill won’t go far, think again.  As we mentioned on the Punch before, [...]

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The Sweet Spot: sweetgreen Opens in Ballston

The Sweet Spot: sweetgreen Opens in Ballston

Pictured: sweetgreen Founders Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru Post by Punch Pro Correspondent Summer, www.nimamarketing.com A couple of weeks ago, in between client meetings, I found myself in my old stomping grounds. Walking down M Street, I was transported back to my days as a graduate student at Georgetown, and once again, I [...]

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Scoot Scootin’ Away

Scoot Scootin’ Away

Summer Amin and Gib Leonard From the outside it looked a tame biker convention.  Clarendon’s Hard Times Cafe had lined up a few cheery Vespas and bright scooters on the Wilson Boulevard sidewalk.  Inside upstairs in the backroom, a group of about 20 or so strangers (and some friends) gathered together because they had one [...]

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Sweet Scootering

Sweet Scootering

Post by Punch Pro Correspondent Summer, www.nimamarketing.com Every now and then, a product comes along that changes your life, bestowing upon you superpowers so sweet that you wonder how you ever did without. For me, there was the iPhone, the iMac, the iPad… well, you get the picture. This time around, it isn’t American-based Apple [...]

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Girl Power

Girl Power

Summer Amin of NiMA Integrated Marketing Boutique and Kaushika Patel of Catalyst Gourmet and Gifts Post and photos by Punch Pro Correspondent Summer Amin Last Tuesday, more than 100 descendents of Eve entered Eden (Lounge) to celebrate the launch of CRAVE Washington DC, a guidebook to local businesses owned by women. Hosted by Crave Collaborator Wendy [...]

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DC Magazine Turns 5 & Midnight in Marrekesh to Benefit Nest

DC Magazine Turns 5 & Midnight in Marrekesh to Benefit Nest

Atop the new PNC Place on 17th Street, friends of the now 5 year old DC magazine of the national Modern Luxury family gathered to toast Publisher Peter Abrahams (who has been with the glossy since its entrance into the DC market) and Editor in Chief Karen Sommer Shalett.  One of the reasons Abrahams chose [...]

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Nestation 2010: Morocco

Nestation 2010: Morocco

Ahh. Moroccan Dialogue, Delicacies & Delights, what a perfect way to spend an evening, nestled in the culture of my new favorite country to visit. With the blessing of the Ambassador himself of this north African nation, Midnight in Marrakesh, Thursday, October 7th (a very popular evening, I’ve noticed), which will benefit Nest, is sure [...]

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Around the World in 80 Drinks

Around the World in 80 Drinks

Post by Punch Potion Correspondent Summer, www.nimamarketing.com The folks over at Washington Wholesale know how to throw a party. And why wouldn’t they? After all, they do have a little bit of competitive (some would say unfair) advantage. A leading distributor of alcoholic beverages in DC, the wholesaler carries everything from premium spirits to fine [...]

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E is the new F

E is the new F

Post by Punch Pro Correspondent Summer, www.nimamarketing.com If you, like me, are a little bit of a nerd, chances are you’ve read Freakonomics. Okay, okay, “a little bit” is still up for debate, but one thing we can all agree on are the facts: the book is a runaway hit, with more than four million [...]

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