May 20, 2024, I proudly checked having dinner and a dance on the iconic Met Opera stage off my bucket list! My beloved friend BarbaraTober was honored at the legendary instituion for her unwavering dedication and generous philantropic work, and a well deserving celebration of her 90th year. Meanwhile, she doesn’t look a day over… [Continue Reading]

I had the honor of attending my very first Nowruz celebration today. I was elated upon getting an invitation via email from the Mayor’s office. Mayor Eric Adams, never one to miss an opportunity to put a much needed stamp on the ever expanding diversity dna of New York City, hosted the 2nd annual Nowruz… [Continue Reading]

I had the honor and privilege of becoming a teacher at the High School of Fashion Industries… just for a day! You can imagine my excitement upon getting the invitation, an opportunity to check “high school teacher” off my bucketlist! I’ve always wanted the opportunity to share my career path in life with young minds,… [Continue Reading]

It’s not everyday one gets a chance to meet a living legend with talents for keen details through a lense! Such was the case last night at the Museum of Art and Design in NYC where a private screening of famed photographer Harry Benson’s documentary was held. The gracious hostess Barbara Tober and Harry’s friendship… [Continue Reading]

The Blue Jacket Show’s 8th time around the sun was another smashing success last night. A fashionable runway affair staged to combat the devastating existence of Prostate Cancer. New York based celebrated fashion designer Frederick Anderson collaborates each year with Zero Cancer organization to help raise awareness and encourage men of all ages to get… [Continue Reading]

On The Stage @ Met Opera

May 20, 2024, I proudly checked having dinner and a dance on the iconic Met Opera stage off my bucket list! My beloved friend BarbaraTober was honored at the legendary instituion for her unwavering … [Read More...]

Nowruz at NYC’s Gracie Mansion

I had the honor of attending my very first Nowruz celebration today. I was elated upon getting an invitation via email from the Mayor's office. Mayor Eric Adams, never one to miss an opportunity to … [Read More...]

Me? A Teacher?! Yes!

I had the honor and privilege of becoming a teacher at the High School of Fashion Industries... just for a day! You can imagine my excitement upon getting the invitation, an opportunity to check "high … [Read More...]

Harry Benson The Great

It's not everyday one gets a chance to meet a living legend with talents for keen details through a lense! Such was the case last night at the Museum of Art and Design in NYC where a private screening … [Read More...]

8th Annual Blue Jacket Show

The Blue Jacket Show's 8th time around the sun was another smashing success last night. A fashionable runway affair staged to combat the devastating existence of Prostate Cancer. New York based … [Read More...]

Art Basel Miami

My introduction to the world of Art Basel this week, will forever be etched in my encephalon. I learned not only about art in all forms and categories, but also about life and trusting one's … [Read More...]

Root 100 Celebration

The historical theater, Apollo in Harlem, graciously hosted one of the eagerly anticipated Root 100 honoree event tonight, with comedian Roy Wood Jr. as the master of ceremony. Trailblazing honorees … [Read More...]

Hosting Toy Drive @ A+O

it is officially the season of giving and receiving. The former part is actually the best of the exchange. Earlier this evening, I had the honor and privilege of hosting the 14th annual Toy Drive at … [Read More...]

Caregivers Matter

The season of giving with unconditional love and kindness is upon us! CaringKind, is an organization dedicated to the appreciation and awareness of those who give unwavering selfless support to loved … [Read More...]

Salon Art + Design

The iconic Park Avenue Armory is home again to the highly anticipated annual celebration of art and design in New York City, ongoing until Nov 13. The Salon Art + Design, produced by Sanford Smith and … [Read More...]

Village Halloween @50!

Half a century already?! Congrats Village Halloween on strutting up 6th Ave for the 50th time! The gawds of rain and thunder certainly heard the cries and prayers of the people. The rain held up, … [Read More...]

Steuben Oktoberfest in New York

Just for one day, I proudly became a German today in honor of my children's heritage, being part German themselves. I eagerly pulled out the only well tailored dirndl I acquired from a top notch … [Read More...]

Diner en Blanc Meatpacking Style

Another spin around the sun, and voila... It's time for the all white out block party... Diner en Blanc time again! After attending and volunteering as a table leader for several years now, I decided … [Read More...]

Harlem Fashion Week

Harlem Fashion Week 12 season took place at the newly opened swanky Rennaisance Hotel, right next door to the iconic Apollo theater yesterday. The organization presented 3 different shows with each … [Read More...]