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15
Feb

Vendor Showcase – BARTENZA

A good bartender is worth their weight in gold…and they are very hard to find. From originality to flair, Bartenza exceeds my expectations every time. I want my bartenders good and fast while being marvelous mixologists with a twist of unexpected garnish thrown in that make the drinks shine. Ahhh. That was good. Need a …

5
Feb

What’s Next?

I have just returned from The Special Event in New Orleans—a trade show that showcases everything new in the special events industry. Decorative lighting and wearables are becoming more and more innovative. I remember when you couldn’t have a light up centerpiece because there would be electrical cords everywhere.  Imagine my glee when LED lights …

1
Jan

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year.   Hard to believe it’s 2018, but we say that every year.   You’ve probably just finished your list of resolutions.  Are they the usual?  Lose weight, stop smoking (or stop inhaling), no alcohol, no red meat, no talking politics at parties, no texting while driving, no texting while eating, no texting …

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 …

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