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Legends Knock out Abuse and Fight for Children with DC's Signature Charity Events

Legends Knock out Abuse and Fight for Children with DC's Signature Charity Events

Super storm Sandy may have put a damper on Halloween but not so much on the annual Knock Out Abuse (KOA) and Fight for Children "Fight Night" events that raise millions of dollars each year in DC.  Fight Night again raised a fortune for Fight for Children, the nonprofit that helps DC kids receive a great education and stay healthy so they can learn.

Boffi Georgetown holds evening event with Praline Bakery & Bistro during Days of Design

Boffi Georgetown holds evening event with Praline Bakery & Bistro during Days of Design

Julia Walter, showroom manager of Boffi Georgetown along with project manager/architect Robert Matic and senior project designer Alberto De Marco, opened the Boffi showroom on Thursday evening, October 18, to architects, designers, friends and the general public during last week's Days of Design event in Cady's Alley.

Fashion Celebrities evade DC Fashion Beauty & Lifestyle Expo

Fashion Celebrities evade DC Fashion Beauty & Lifestyle Expo

This past weekend was a buzz with hundreds of D.C. area fashinoistas, stylists and bloggers at the Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Expo (FBL) at The Washington Convention Center on Saturday.  FBL Expo is DC’s premier style and fashion extravaganza.

Long-time “America’s Next Top Model” runway coach J. Alexander, "Miss J" and Bravo RHODC/DC 50's Paul Wharton hosted multiple fashion shows featuring winter and spring styles and trends.

FBL also featured discount shopping, free makeovers for the first 250 people in line courtesy of Jon David Salon, endless coupons and a model search competition!

Tips for Choosing Where to Hold Your Holiday Party

Tips for Choosing Where to Hold Your Holiday Party

The holiday season is just around the corner, making now the perfect time to start planning private events and parties. For those looking to find a great party atmosphere in a wonderful location it can be a difficult decision if they don’t know what to look for when choosing a party place to reserve.

“Sometimes people overlook the simple things when it comes to reserving a party,” says Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef at both the Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge and Thunder Burger & Bar. “Yet those are the ones that are usually what help to make it a great party.”

Here are a few tips for choosing where to hold your holiday party this year:

Spot A 13-Foot Working Blowdryer And Get A Free Blowout

Spot A 13-Foot Working Blowdryer And Get A Free Blowout

A 13-foot working blowdryer will be in D.C. and Md. until Sunday. Dubbed "Buttercup" this working yellow blowdryer is the official blowdryer of DryBar: the "all-blowout, no cut, no color hair destination opening in Georgetown on Friday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.

WHAT: Buttercup will be spotted all over the region, including acting as an installation at the Bethesda Row Arts Festival on Sunday, October 21.

The first 10 people to spot Buttercup and post a photo to Facebook or Twitter in Washington and Bethesda with the hashtag #DrybarInDC will receive a free blowout from Drybar.

WHY: To introduce the beauty phenomenon taking the nation by storm and to offer great photo ops to Washington’s beautiful residents!
 

WHERE AND WHEN:

Wednesday, 10/17

Free Carseat Check In Md.

Free Carseat Check In Md.

On Sunday September 21, Certified child passenger safety technicians from Safe Kids Montgomery County will be inspecting the selection , installation and use of child safety and booster seats.

Parents will be given one-on-one instruction on how to properly use their child’s infant or booster seat.

Mitsubishi is providing Safe Kids Montgomery County a $2,000 grant to assist with the event. Safe Kids Montgomery County will also receive a $1,000 donation of infant and booster seats.

Stop by King Mitsubishi at 16160 Frederick Road in Gaithersburg, Md. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to get your carseat checked.

 

Thunder Burger & Bar to Hold Halloween Costume Contest

Thunder Burger & Bar to Hold Halloween Costume Contest

 

Thunder Burger & Bar, located in the heart of Georgetown, will be holding a Halloween Costume Contest, giving adults the opportunity to show off their costumes. The contest will be held on October 31, 2012, with judging taking place at 10:00 p.m. There will be one Best Male Costume award and one Best Female Costume award, with each winning a $50 Thunder Burger & Bar gift certificate.

“Kids shouldn’t be the only ones to have some fun on Halloween. This is a great opportunity to strut your stuff and have some fun,” explains Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Thunder Burger. “Plus, if you have a great costume, you may even be the one to win the gift certificate – an added bonus to the fun you will have.”