Ah, springtime. Cherry blossoms blooming, birds chirping, white snow falling…the most sensational time of the year. What better way to usher in the nation’s most popular season than the annual Pink Tie Party, which celebrates the 101st National Cherry Blossom Festival? Spring evokes a sense of a fresh start and new possibilities, applied to all areas of our lives including, and most importantly, our wardrobes. It was so encouraging to stroll through a sea of pink and pastels for an evening and finally see the light at the end of this fickle winter tunnel. Even though the weather has been questionable, one thing is certain: the nation’s capital is ready to say goodbye to winter. Here are a few of my favorite outfits from the Pink Tie Party:
Over the weekend, Gilt City hosted their annual Warehouse Sale at Longview Gallery. Shoppers had access to exclusive Gilt.com merchandise at up to 90% off retail prices, including everything from men's and women's fashion to home accessories.
The Half Street Fairgrounds, aka the beloved parking lot across from Nationals Park that fed us RBV slushies and hosted several epic concerts last summer, is back for the 2013 season! The ultimate fate of the beer garden still hangs by a thread as developers hungrily eye the valuable plot of land, but sources have confirmed that the Fairgrounds will be here all summer, and possibly for 2014 as well.
This weekend in Washington, Mya tap danced at the Duke Ellington School, Luke's Wings and Capital Bridal Affair hosted fashion shows, Capitale hosted Hinge's hottest 500, Children's Inn and the Corcoran threw their annual galas and more:
The Washington Social Register, commonly known as The Green Book, today announced in a release the appointment of Peter L. Murray as the new publisher. Murray is the great-grandson of the book's founder, Helen Ray Hagner.
Family and friends should treat this holiday as just another opportunity to start drinking in the morning. And there's only one thing that quenches everyone's thirst in the morning; OJ and Champagne! Introduce your family to the practice of Boozy Brunches with Bottomless Mimosas. It's the only way to survive a present-less holiday with your family. Get the party started with these 10 fun mimosas. More>>-
The first of 24 "super stops" opened in the DC suburb of Arlington this week along Columbia Pike, according to the Washington Post. The stop features sleek glass-and-steel design, an electronic map that tracks bus routes, and heating elements in the ground. The only problem (besides the price tag) is: the shelter won't keep out wind or rain.