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3
Nov

NEW VENUE!!!! PINSTRIPES…BISTRO, BOWLING, BOCCE

There’s a new player in town, and you should know about it. Opening in May at Pinecrest, the new lifestyle center on Brainard, “Pinstripes was built from a passion to gather, to celebrate and to experience sophisticated fun.”   Pinstripes was founded by Clevelander, Dale Schwartz, who I have known for a very long time. …

31
Oct

CLEVER WAYS TO SIGN IN AT A MITZVAH!

Once you know your theme, it’s not too difficult to come in with a unique sign in board.  Your planner can help you with that or you can (you’re more creative than you think).  For more information, go to MitzvahMarket.com! Use a pillow with a caricature on it for everyone to sign Use a blanket …

22
Nov

21st Annual PartyPalooza

What a day! If you didn’t come out to PartyPalooza at Eton Chagrin Boulevard, you truly missed something. I even enjoyed myself, and after 21 years, that’s tough. There were some new really cool things that even I hadn’t seen before. Plus, different booths reminded me about entertainment and favors we used to suggest, and …

10
Nov

Eton Chagrin Boulevard

Open the door to dazzling at Eton Chagrin Boulevard, the award-winning lifestyle property located in Woodmere, Ohio. This unique mall has an eclectic mix of upscale retailers, specialty shops and exclusive dining options. In addition to PartyPalooza, Eton Chagrin Boulevard is host to many indoor and outdoor events throughout the year, including Manicures, Martinis and …

3
Nov

SPECIAL INVITE to COUNT ME IN participants…

PartyPalooza extends a special invitation to COUNT ME IN participants The 21st annual PartyPalooza Mitzvah Tradeshow/Showcase will be held Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Eton Chagrin Boulevard between 11 and 3 p.m. We are aware that the greater Cleveland area synagogues with the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland are holding their 6th annual COUNT ME …

31
Oct

CUSTOM CUFF…A “cool” unique new party favor.

Well, those yellow LiveStrong bracelets certainly made an impact some years back. Party planners, hosts and hostesses are still ordering rubber bracelets for anything and everything—from seating cards or sometimes to use at the bars to prove someone is a VIP and how important a VIP they are by the color. Using 3D printing technology, …

28
Oct

DON’T SWEAT THE BIG STUFF… DO A BUDGET!

EVENT BUDGETS When sitting down to plan your b’nai mitzvah it is important you have an idea of what you want to spend. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve met with moms and dads who say we have “x” to spend but they never considered the basics, and WOW, that’s never pretty. Before …

26
Oct

PARTY PLANNING MADE EASY…CHECK IT OFF!

Checklist and Timeline I don’t have to tell you that whether you are planning a mitzvah, a corporate event or even a fundraiser, the most important thing is to be organized.   Not being organized could mean a few really bad things:  1.  the venue you want will not be available 2.  the vendors you …

21
Oct

PartyPalooza | November 13th!

Are you coming on Sunday, November 13 to PartyPalooza? Is there a party or an event in your future?  Well, you can plan it all in one day at the 21st annual PartyPalooza Planning Expo on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Eton Chagrin Boulevard.  Not only that, many of the services (such as caterers, DJs, …

28
Jun

Cocktail Hour Trends

Come to PartyPalooza, formally Simchapalooza, and find out what’s going on with cocktail hour appetizers and how much things have changed.  After you sample the tastings from our vendors, you’ll soon find out It that it’s a different world these days.  It isn’t as much about how things taste, it’s more about how they are …