Category Archives: Events

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles for Women

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles or festival hairstyles for Women

If you spent your money to play mas for Trinidad Carnival, you definitely want to look your best on the road. I have some tips for getting ready for a Caribbean Carnival and a carnival makeup idea but didn’t mention anything about carnival hairstyles. It is important to know that the best hairstyles for carnival […]

The Best Food Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

Favorite Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

I was provided press passes to the Philly Cheesesteak Festival for my review. In late October, my sister, niece, nephews and I took a day trip to Philadelphia for the first Philly Cheesesteak Festival. Since I was there as press and my niece and youngest nephew wanted to have some fun, I decided to let […]

Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey

Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey

In celebration of what would have been Alvin Ailey’s 85th birthday, dancers and dance lovers gathered at the Ailey Extension for a panel titled “Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey”, giving us the history of the dance company, veteran dancer’s relationship with Mr. Ailey and insight on how the company is keeping his legacy alive. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Comfy Chic Style at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

Comfy Chic at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

This post “Comfy Chic Style at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. In Celebration of New York Fashion Week, I attended the 2nd annual ESSENCE Street Style Block Party at the DUMBO Archway in Brooklyn. […]

Eat Caribbean: Top Picks for Caribbean Restaurant Week NYC

Caribbean Restaurant Week NYC

Restaurant Week NY is one of the most foodie events in the city. Did you know there is a Caribbean Restaurant Week hosted each year during Caribbean American Heritage Month? What is Caribbean Restaurant Week NYC? Founded in June 2014, Caribbean Restaurant Week NY or Eat Caribbean is a week for New York City residents […]

Celebrating Caribbean Heritage at Caribbean Week NYC

This post “Celebrating Caribbean Heritage at Caribbean Week NYC” is sponsored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. If you’re a long-time reader of the blog, you know I LOVE my Caribbean heritage. As many times as I have been to Trinidad, this Memorial Day […]

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