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Head OVO Heels

Visually Astounding. Cirque Du Soleil brings their latest traveling show (twenty-one in all) to the Washington National Harbor.  Called OVO, this arthropod-inspired production reveals the beauty of a bug’s life. Blossoming aromatic flowers share the stage with sensual performances, seducing […]

Puppy Love at the Park

What a day for the dogs! General Manager Walter Brindell was on hand to greet friends and their their collared companions to mix and mingle at “Paws at the Park,” a monthly event benefitting the Washington Animal Rescue League. This summer long […]

United We Food.

Here’s an idea. Bring a group of food lovers to the table and listen to what they have to say. That was the privilege I had recently at Nage Bistro, where Lisa Shapiro brought this unique collection of food bloggers together […]

District Maven Celebrates Her Fourth

If there is a door to the District, Kate Michael is the one holding the keys. Second location just north of Georgetown,Luxxery, was the venue for Kate’s four year anniversary of her successful site,KStreetKate, a portal to all the social goings-on, […]

WACA Gala

Last Sunday, I was so fortunate to attend the Washington Area Concierge Association‘s annual gala. If there was a group of people who appreciate the hotel lobby, it would be this group. I consider them my people! Passionate about hospitality, attendees […]

Sweet Success!

On Monday, the Mandarin Oriental was transformed into a sugar coated culinary amusement park created by some of our best regional restaurants and catering companies. Executive Chef David Serus from the Ritz Carlton, Chocolatier Katie Musser from CoCo Sala, and Silvan Kramer from Café […]

Competition at Quill

A epic tournament between juggernauts was fought on Sunday. No, it wasn’t the World Cup, but a battle of the city’s best mixologists at Quill Bar in the Jefferson Hotel. Competitors were Sal Aldana, bartender at CityZen, Clinton Terry, head bartender at […]

Room & Board

Sustainable furniture designers, Room & Board opened their doors to a few friends last Thursday, where good design was met with a good time. Changing hands from a former car dealership, this large, four story space will be the largest […]

Chef’s Serve it Up to ‘Friends

On Monday June 15th, I headed over to the Washington Hilton Hotel (quite a lobby), to attend the 20th anniversary of Food & Friends Chefs’ Best Dinner and Auction.  There was a smooth current of attendees, noshing around the silent […]

The Lobbyist for Leukemia

On Saturday, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society presented the 2010 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Event at the Ritz Carlton Washington. This was an emotional and very personal event for me.  A dear friend of mine passed […]

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