Covid be damned! New Yorkers and tourist swamped New York City today with a vengeance to make up for the cancelled festivities last year due to the pandemic. Nothing was held back, revelers partied like it was 1980 without a care in the world. It didn’t matter if you came with friends you’ve known for… [Continue Reading]

As corona virus brought the world to its knees in 2020, so is the case for Times Square. The crossroad of the world was not spared, not even while exiting what has become a miserable year for billions of humans worldwide. Ms. Rona has humbled us all. Life as we know it is now almost… [Continue Reading]

It’s Juneteenth! A sacred day to many Black Americans and completely new knowledge to the mainstream. Like the Tulsa Race Massacre, Juneteenth is hardly emphasized in school curriculum along with many other white washed horrific history of America. Juneteenth marks the day slaves in America were emancipated from their bondage on June 19, 1865. History… [Continue Reading]

I’ve been dying to join a peaceful protest since the uprise for justice sparked by the senseless killing of George Floyd but couldn’t because I’ve got to mind my 2 babies at home while hubby works. That changed the moment I heard thousands of protesters chanting past our building. Hubby popped in for lunch and… [Continue Reading]

I’m hoping you are sitting within the safe confines of your home reading this blog and pouring over the images below. It clearly shows you aren’t missing out on anything. Alas! Your FOMO (fear of missing out) can finally take a back seat. Today begins the official day of the lockdown mandated by Governor Cuomo… [Continue Reading]

Pride Fest Post Pandemic

Covid be damned! New Yorkers and tourist swamped New York City today with a vengeance to make up for the cancelled festivities last year due to the pandemic. Nothing was held back, revelers partied … [Read More...]

Empty Times Sq on New Year’s Eve

As corona virus brought the world to its knees in 2020, so is the case for Times Square. The crossroad of the world was not spared, not even while exiting what has become a miserable year for billions … [Read More...]

Juneteenth 2020

It's Juneteenth! A sacred day to many Black Americans and completely new knowledge to the mainstream. Like the Tulsa Race Massacre, Juneteenth is hardly emphasized in school curriculum along with many … [Read More...]

Protest in NYC

I've been dying to join a peaceful protest since the uprise for justice sparked by the senseless killing of George Floyd but couldn't because I've got to mind my 2 babies at home while hubby works. … [Read More...]

NYC Finally Sleeps!

I'm hoping you are sitting within the safe confines of your home reading this blog and pouring over the images below. It clearly shows you aren't missing out on anything. Alas! Your FOMO (fear of … [Read More...]

CoronaVirus? Not Today!

The outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus originated from China could not stop the denizens of New York City from coming out en mass to ring in the Lunar New Year in Chinatown yesterday! It would be my … [Read More...]

SantaCon Be Merry

Alas! The young and old descended on Times Square on Dec 14, 2019 to usher in what would be another day of merriment and boozing of course. All decked out in white and red taking form as Santa Claus, … [Read More...]

Halloween Parade NYC

Alas! Despite a threatening weather report, the 46th annual Halloween day parade went on without a hitch last night ! The participant turn out wasn't high in volume like the previous year but it was … [Read More...]

Afropunk was LIT!

My fellow denizens, I finally got a chance to experience my very first Afropunk and dare I say...it was LIT! I wish it went on for days just like my beloved Burning Man at Black Rock City. That indeed … [Read More...]

Black Beauty Matters!

Well...so it seemed on Randall's Island in New York City yesterday at the annual Curl Fest on July 27 when the city felt the power in numbers of strong black women (and some men) on the island. The … [Read More...]

Diner en Blanc Stormed Out!

New York hosted another amazing Diner en Blanc yesterday, and yours truly was on hand as a dedicated Table Leader. It was a position that I really enjoyed and it provided another layer of DEB … [Read More...]

World Pride!

Tens of thousands of denizens and tourists alike gathered in New York City to participate in what was billed the largest Pride March in history! This year ushered in the golden anniversary of the … [Read More...]

St. Paddys…Slainte!

Beannachtaí na Féile Padraig Ort”. This literally translates to: Blessings of Patrick’s Festival Upon You! It's Saint Patrick's day everyone! A time to be merry and drink up some ale with friends … [Read More...]

Barbie Turns 60!

Barbie turns 60 and the celebration went well without a bump. Naturally, I woke up early to beat the crowded lines at the pop up location in SOHO where the party was underway. With my 18 months … [Read More...]