In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week. The observance was expanded in 1988 to a month long celebration: September 15th – October 15th. It is a time to celebrate the culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations [...]
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By Punch Correspondent Zoraida Rodriguez-Keeton Media was invited to enjoy an exclusive preview of the 9th Annual DC Travel & Adventure Show today Friday, March 8. The preview offered just a hint of the thrills and excitement visitors to the show will experience during regular show hours at the Washington Convention Center on March 9 and [...]
By Punch Pulse Correspondent Lindsey Clark After the numerous Inauguration events that I went to this weekend, not to mention the sudden drop in temperature on Monday, you would think the last thing I’d want to do last night was put on a ball gown and trek down to the Convention Center to attend a [...]
The folks at the NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo are no dummies. They brilliantly hold this giant exposition every year in JANUARY.Â You know, the month when everyone suddenly becomes weight conscious and healthy.Â Get’em while they’re hot, as they say. Each year, this weekend excursion gets bigger and bigger as more and more people [...]
By Punch Correspondent D. Keeton If youâ€™ve missed your chance to line up with the stars and celebrities for â€œfight nightâ€ in Vegas, this weekend you can don your best dark-glasses, glitz attire and settle in for a special evening of boxing in Washington D.C. Monday, December 5, 2011 marked the kickoff to the â€œCapital [...]
If you’ve been reading the Punch for awhile, then you are quite familiar with my non-talents in the kitchen, even though I have some sick fascination with watching the Food Network and am a bit obsessed with chefs of local, national and international regard and fame.Â Perhaps it’s what we don’t have that makes our [...]