Party Photos: Cocktails in Seattle
At The Pink Door, 04.29.03
It's been one year since mediabistro.com's first Seattle party,
and founder Laurel Touby flew out for the big birthday party. Her baby's gotten
big quick: 12 media people came to that first party, and 112 showed up for this
event. But all was not fun and games: mb bade a fond Auf Wiedersehen
to cohostess Beth Howard, who is relocating to Germany. But mb Seattle's loss
is clearly (the as-yet-nonexisistent) mb Berlin's gain, where perhaps she can
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer business editor Don Smitha big supporter of Seattle's mb communitywith Beth Howard, a freelance writer and producer for MSN Women and mediabistro.com's Seattle hostess.
mb's Laurel Touby with Annie Beckman and Joy Davidson. Joy's new book on women and sexuality, How to be a Babe, is in stores now.
MSNBC.com news reporter Alex Johnson, mb's Laurel Touby, and Joann Natalia Aquino, editor-in-chief of the Filipino American Herald and executive editor of NewFilipina.com.
Laurel welcomes the crowd, bragging about the one-night stands, marriages, and babies that have developed from mb parties. Seattle cohosts Beth Howard and Mike Bradbury laugh obligingly.
The Pink Door was crowded with mb revelers.
Beth Howard passes the boa to Microsoft's Alayne Reesberg, who will take over Seattle cohostess duties as Beth moves to Germany.