5 Places for a Good Time in Harlem

Summer in New York City for the uptown crowd means meeting up for dinner and drinks in Harlem. In the past two weeks alone, I’ve been to Harlem about five times for different occasions – all involving happy announcements and send-offs to new transitions. When in Harlem, where do you go? Below are some of my favorite spots. Favorite Restaurants…
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Greenwich Village Strolls

I’ve been strolling around New York City a lot lately, finding nooks and undiscovered crannies to really stew in and enjoy. Tineey and I took a walk through Greenwich Village and happened upon this slice of suburbia and had to stop and snap a flick. I’m not sure if it was the juxtaposition of graffiti against a mint gate or the…
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Essence Festival x Lane Bryant

Essence Festival is one of the pinnacle celebrations of Black womanhood, and yet somehow I’ve never been. So this year, I partnered with my family at Lane Bryant and my good friend Essie Golden to attend because I felt it was important to experience it (I mean, I’m 30 c’mon). They agreed. There are so many different types of women…
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MUSIC MONDAY | 03 Essence Festival

I’ll be heading to Essence Festival 2017 this week, so it’s only natural that I dedicate my Music Monday to it! There’s going to be SO many incredible acts this year that I cannot wait to see – Solange being my top pick. Chance the Rapper, BJ The Chicago Kid, Trombone Shorty, Chaka Khan…the list goes on and on. I’ve…
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MUSIC MONDAY | 02

I spent a good chunk of this weekend in Brooklyn for my dear friend Margie’s wedding, and I came home feeling inspired. I spent all of Sunday listening to Jay-Z, so I decided to dedicate this week’s Music Monday to him. And while I love Jay-Z’s discography, I love the songs he’s featured on just as much. Rolling through Spotify,…
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