Meridian Ball Meets Motown; 46th Annual Black Tie Affair Delivers Impressive VIP Turnout
Southern France The Latest Culinary Coup For Georgetown; Hilton Brothers Open 'Chez Billy Sud'
PerSei Apartments Grand Opening A PerFect Party; 'rePIKEalization' Of White Flint District Steams Ahead
S&R Foundation's Whimsical 'Night Nouveau' Affair 'Not For The Quaint Of Heart'
Future Of America Gala Is Bright; David Pattinson Benefit Draws Attention To 'Great Youth Depression'
Sites & Scenes - The 46th annual Meridian Ball boasted a playful Motown theme and drew hundreds of D.C. notables to historic Meridian House, for an evening of dancing, dessert, and dialogue. Read More
The world premiere of Columbia Pictures' new WWII period piece 'Fury' was a star-studded affair, with cast members Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf joined by Vice President Biden, various members of Congress, and a who's who list of notables for the red carpeted celebration at the Newseum. Read More
Sites & Scenes / Bites & Bevs - Building on the success of the Petworth neighborhood's original Chez Billy, restaurateurs Eric and Ian Hilton opened a spinoff Georgetown location dubbed Chez Billy Sud, with a focus on Southern French fare. Read More
Sites & Scenes / Bites & Bevs - Yet another milestone was achieved by Federal Realty, as part of the company's redevelopment of Maryland's White Flint District, as the PerSei apartment complex celebrated its formal grand opening with a packed patio party. Read More
Sites & Scenes - The S&R Foundation's second annual Night Nouveau benefit, geared towards Washington's budding community of young professionals, drew its decorative whimsical inspiration from the masters of surrealism. Read More
Sites & Scenes - The David Pattinson's American Future organization hosted its second annual black tie benefit at Georgetown's House of Sweden, with the event drawing attention to the perceived lost generation of American youth. Read More
Sites & Scenes - Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted a benefit concert at Sidney Harman Hall in support of his eponymous arts foundation, with a complementary after party for VIP supporters held at nearby Poste brasserie. Read More
Style & Beauty / Sites & Scenes - Washingtonian Magazine feted the fashion forward 2014 class of its annual Style Setter awards, with a private cocktail reception at the soon-to-open Pinea restaurant inside the W Washington, D.C. hotel. Read More
Sites & Scenes / Bites & Bevs - Further advancing its charitable charter while simultaneously toasting the milestone 25th anniversary of Fight Night, parent nonprofit Fight For Children celebrated a new partnership with National Education Week during its annual kickoff event. Read More
Sites & Scenes / Bites & Bevs - The third annual 'Chefs for Equality' event, benefitting the Human Rights Campaign, quickly sold out, with some 100 participating restaurants and a headlining speech by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. Read More