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Joyful Time at Jingle

If there is a definitive moment in the District that officially kicks off the holiday season, it is Georgetown Jingle. Started in 2006 by the Four Seasons Hotel, this silent auction, raffle and family-friendly event brings the spirit of the […]

‘Daddy Warms up with ‘Walker

Have you felt the bite in the air? I sure have. And I was thankful when Urban Daddy and Johnnie Walker hosted a whisky tasting atAgainn, a contemporary British Isles bistro located on 10th and New York Avenue. The entireJohnnie […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

West End 25

In honor of Green Week, my research took me to WestEnd25, one of the first apartment communities to be certified LEED Silver by the US Green Building Council. Yes, this was not found in a hotel, but an invitation from […]

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