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In December 2011, the Washington Post published a story about Professionals in the City is helping build a Jewish social scene in the District of Columbia by hosting events like Professionals in the City's annual Christmas Eve Gefilte Fish Gala.
In April 2012, National Public Radio featured a Professionals in the City Speed Dating Event that consisted of 30 men and 30 women dating to show how one's use of pronouns in a conversation determines one's level of attraction to another person.
Founded by Michael Karlan, an attorney formerly with Covington & Burling, PNC hosts events showcasing its host cities’ diverse offerings, including their nightlife, arts, cultural and sporting events, and unique neighborhoods.
Many of their events have a matchmaking focus, such as four-minute speed dating.
C.'s oldest continuously operated hotel, the hotel located across the street from the White House.
On March 8, 2009, the Washington Post published a cover story about how more children of immigrants are seeking partners of the same ethnicity, and how Professionals in the City is catering to this societal change by expanding "its repertoire of lectures and wine-tastings over the past year to include 'speed dating' nights for people of Asian, Latino or South Asian descent." On March 20, 2009, in a feature that also included Oprah Winfrey and Suze Orman, ABC News filmed a Professionals in the City speed dating event to speak with singles about how the declining economy affected singles' dating choices.
In February 2014, The Washington Post featured Professionals in the City speed dating events as a key place for older singles to meet potential dates in Washington, DC, stating that Professionals in the City's "series of four- to eight-minute dates is an efficient way to decide who you’re interested in." In November–December 2014, Arlington Magazine published an article discussing how the increase in singles in the Northern Virginia area has resulted in Professionals in the City offering more events targeting specific narrower demographics, such as older singles." In April 2015, Washington City Paper readers picked Professionals in the City for the third year in a row as the first-place winner of its annual survey of the Best Place to Find a One-Night Stand in DC.In April 2016, Washington City Paper readers picked Professionals in the City for the fourth year in a row as the first-place winner of its annual survey of the Best Place to Find a One-Night Stand in DC.