This summer and fall, our nation was rocked with issues regarding prejudice, discrimination, and policing in America. It was extremely telling and eye-opening to see different interpretations of black experience, cries against injustice, defense of the justice system, and the building of a movement. I am not particularly politically savy, but this situation hit a … More Call for Justice!
I’m so sad to report this. Global Citizen Festival took place in Central Park and it was put on in part by MSNBC so we interns got tickets. I went with a fellow intern and we were what seemed like a football field from the actual stage, so there were large screens but we noticed … More Global Citizen Festival
I love a good jumpsuit! This is a sleek evening or day trend that mixes it up from the usual bodycon. My favorite styles of the trend have a bit of menswear vibe with wide trouser legs and structure along with cut-outs, sheer panels, or fitted styles. It’s super chic and a classy way to … More Jumpsuits
Looking for an apartment in NYC is such a major ordeal! They say it’s like playing the stock market. I looked at a few different places. I’m talking trekking around town in the summer humidity with realtors who are trying to convince you that what they have is absolutely the one for you. I luckily … More NYC Apartment Hunt
“You’re not a drop in the Ocean, you are the entire ocean in a drop.”- Rumi This summer I had the chance to go to the beaches in NYC a couple of times. It’s so easy to forget that New York is on the ocean’s coast. I went to Long Beach on Long Island one … More NYC Beaches
On a slightly rainy summer day we went to the Goldlink Festival at PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. It was super hip, with great djs, up and coming hip hop artists and the cool of the cool gathered to take it it in. This summer I also loved going to the movie screenings … More Endless Summerdaze
I went to see the Charles James, “Beyond Fashion” exhibit at the MET in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. This was the theme of the MET Gala, which marks the opening of the years exhibit. The dresses were amazing and composed of rich satins, structure, snatched waists, and glamour! love this!
I was talked into going to Coney Island and I’m not gonna lie it ended up being a blast!! We went to the site of Bey’s XO video! The ferris wheel, had an amazing view and there is a cute boardwalk with a beach.
I finally walked the Brooklyn Bridge! It’s a really fun leisure activity but also great for a work out! Just beware of the speeding bikers! Speaking of bikes, I feel inclined to mention by dismay with cyclist behavior! I thought the CitiBike ramps all around the city were fun and NYC was being cute like … More Brooklyn Bridge
My cousin came to NYC and we had a blast doing all the fun tourist things! It was a great way to get reacquainted with the big apple. Dominque Ansel is a famous French bakery located in Soho on Spring Street. It is known for its cronuts, which are combination croissants and jelly filled donuts! … More Dominque Ansel Cookie Shots!