Tag Archives: Brooklyn

A First-Timer’s Guide to Attending CURLFEST

If you’re a natural in NYC, the summer event we’ve been waiting for, CURLFEST NYC is this weekend! For those of you that don’t know, CURLFEST is an annual Natural Beauty Festival by Curly Girl Collective and the largest natural beauty event for black women and men in New York City. CURLFEST 2017 in Prospect […]

CURLFEST NYC: Floral Romper + Fulani Braids

CURLFEST 2017 Floral Romper + Fulani Braids

It’s been some time since my last style post and I wanted to share my look from CURLFEST NYC. CURLFEST is an annual Natural Hair and Beauty event held in Prospect Park Brooklyn. Naturals from all over the world come together to celebrate the Natural Hair Community and support Black Owned Businesses. With the potential […]

Free in NYC: Kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Free in NYC Kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Since spending the Summer home, I’ve found some free and low-cost activities around the city; one of them being free kayaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park. From June to the end of August, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse hosts free kayaking on the East River. As soon as I heard about this activity, I was interested […]

Wedding Prep at the Sheraton Downtown Brooklyn

Wedding Prep at the Sheraton Downtown Brooklyn

Wedding planning can be tough for the bride & groom as well as other participants. A few weeks before my friend’s wedding, we had to make a change of venue for getting ready. Our initial venue wasn’t finished with renovations so the bridal party stayed at the Sheraton Brooklyn. We chose this hotel because it […]

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. […]

Boat Ride on the Bay: Bermuda Shorts & Denim Heels

This post “Boat Ride on the Bay: Bermuda Shorts & Denim Heels” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. Summertime is long gone, but I wanted to share a simple outfit worn for a boat ride I went to in Sheepshead […]

Carnival in Brooklyn – Labor Day Weekend 2014 Recap

Carnival in Brooklyn - Labor Day Weekend 2014 Recap

Once you experience carnival, you realize the differences between the host cities and countries. Even though I don’t go to the West Indian American Day Carnival in Brooklyn, I always find myself in a fête. Here are all the fêtes I found myself in this Labor Day Weekend Labor Day Friday – 760 Rooftop In celebration […]

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