Inspirational Women in Fashion: Abeer Al Otaiba

Abeer Al Otaiba, the founder of the luxury fashion line SemSem and wife of United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba once thought that her road would end with a career in engineering. Both of her parents were civil engineers. As a student, Al Otaiba left her native Egypt for France to

The Observer Releases List Of The World’s Biggest Players In Commercial Real Estate

Last year most banks and even private institutional funds experienced a decrease in their lending activity. This was because there was a surge in the number and types of alternative lenders. These were responsible for significantly providing for construction as well as transitional debt. Even the life companies did well last year. It was because

St. Georges Appoints 12th Head of School

She is currently serving as the upper school director at Lakeside School in Seattle. Before moving to Lakeside, Alixe Callen served as the principal at Acton Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, Mass., from 2008- 2013, and as an assistant principal of Needham High School in Needham, Mass., from 2004-2008. Callen holds bachelor’s and

Harvard Club to Honor Acclaimed Director

The chairman of the Hasty Pudding Institute, Andrew Farkas (Grand Sphinx Farkas to Honor Barclay at Gala), gave a brief statement following the organizations intentions to bestow the previously mentioned award upon Mr. Barclay. He stated, "Paris is the first recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx to have been a member of

History of House Flipping On TV

In the past few years flipping houses has become a very lucrative way of making money, and house flipping TV shows have increased dramatically. Many real estate agents turned to flipping houses after the crash of the housing market in 2008. One of the notable real estate moguls who now educates on the topic of

Ryan Reynolds Has One More Feather On The Cap Now

Ryan Reynolds was recently announced as the Man of the Year by Hasty Pudding Theatricals, which is the oldest theater company in the United States, founded in 1770. Since 1963, when the category of Man of the Year was introduced, every year a performer who has contributed immensely to the world of performing arts and

A New “Light” Coming to Charm City

The idea is to promote the development of the current financial district. This district is undergoing a lot of changes. Metropolitan has taken the Bank of America to convert into apartments. These developments are occurring on One Light Street and there have been discussions about these changes for decades without anything changing.

Annual Meridian Fundraising Event Attracts Celebrities and Politicians

What was special this year was the presences of Yousef Al Otaiba (, Ambassador of United Arab Emirates and Emanuel Gonzalez-Revilla, Ambassador of Panama who co-chaired the event along with their wives Abeer Al Otaiba and Luciana Gonzalez-Revilla, respectively.

7 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2017 Golden Globes

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards unfolded in atypically dramatic fashion on Sunday, with both the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the night's honorees keeping us on our toes throughout the three-hour-long ceremony. Just when you thought you knew what was going to happen...

DC’s Premier Dining Locations

Other notable diners include Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and comedian Larry David. This sleek, modern restaurant is the epitome of sophistication and is home to excellent Italian cuisine. The specialty here, specifically, is seafood.