A Quick Guide to Visiting the Outdoor Holiday Markets in NYC

A Quick Guide to NYC's Holiday MarketsC

I hate the winter, but there’s nothing like spending Christmas in NYC. A popular attraction around this time of year for many locals and tourists is visiting the Holiday Markets. I’ve NEVER visited the NYC Holiday Markets until a few days ago and I really have been missing out! There are tons of small business pop-up shops throughout the boroughs, but there are three big outdoor markets in NYC. If...

Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall in NYC

Fun ways to celebrate fall in nyc

Happy Fall Y’all! Even though the weather is getting cooler, there’s still plenty of fun activities to do with the family. If you’re a native New Yorker or visiting this shoulder season, here are some fun ways to celebrate fall in NYC. The Bronx Scarecrows & Pumpkins! at the New York Botanic Garden September 17–October 30, 2016 Scarecrow Nights for Families Date: October 21, 22, 28, and 29, from 6:30 to...

Fun Ways To Enjoy the Holidays in NYC

Fun Ways To Enjoy the Holidays in NYC

As much as I hate the Winter and I’m always down for a getaway, there’s nothing like spending the holidays in my hometown NYC. If you plan on visiting the Big Apple this month, here are just a few things that will help you get you in the holiday spirit. Watch a Show See some of the many shows on Broadway or seasonal favorites like The Nutcracker, Elf the Musical...

Raising Cancer Awareness One Jump at a Time with Globe-athon

Globe-athon to end Women's Cancers

Labor Day weekend in NYC is when people of West Indian heritage celebrate our Caribbean culture. This year I stayed home most of the weekend but attended Kiddie’s Carnival and two after work events. Soca artist Allison Hinds joined Globe-athon in this year’s parade for a campaign encouraging women to “take care down there”. About Globe-athon Globe-athon is an international organization focused on the prevention and early detection of all gynecological...

Comfy Chic at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

Comfy Chic at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

In Celebration of New York Fashion Week, I attended the 2nd annual ESSENCE Street Style Block Party at the DUMBO Archway in Brooklyn. It was a day of music, art, fashion and culture, mixed with black unity. I made my way after church, meeting up with my cousin to take part in the festivities. Sponsor Chevrolet worked with new designers to create capsule collections with Trinidadian-American Designer and ESSENCE Street Style Alum,...

3 Reasons You Need A Driver’s License

3 Reasons Why You Need a Driver's License

March 26, 2003…I don’t remember why I stayed home from school, but I went to the DMV in Jamaica Center for my brother to take his written test for a learner’s permit. Since I was of age, my mother thought it was best for me to take it also. Without even reading the manual, I got 3 questions wrong and I was qualified to learn to drive. I live in NYC...