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60+ Black Owned Restaurants in Brooklyn

Black owned restaurants in Brooklyn

One of the best things about living in NYC is the variety of restaurants to choose from. Although I’m typically home in the summer, not being able to travel has given me the opportunity to support more Caribbean and Black Owned Business close to home. If you’re looking for some good eats in NYC’s King’s […]

Joanna E Travel 2017 Recap

Another year is coming to an end and I’m sharing a roundup of another great year of travel. Taking advantage of vacation and personal days, I visited 6 new destinations. Here’s a summary of my Travel 2017 Recap and how I made it happen while working a full-time job. January: Barcelona, Spain If it’s not […]

Fall Photography Fun with the Sony a6000

photography fun sony a6000

A few days ago the weather was disrespectful giving us 30-something degrees in NYC. I was extremely happy the sun came out on Sunday because I’m not mentally ready for parka season. Since I was photo-ready and the weather was nice, it was the perfect day to have some fall photography fun with my new […]

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 […]

Enjoying Me Time at the Holiday Inn Manhattan View

Enjoying Me Time at the Holiday Inn Manhattan View

I was provided with a complimentary stay for my review. All opinions expressed are my own. Changes at work, home or regular vacation withdraws makes me want to get away. Last month I decided to take a break and get some “me time” at the Holiday Inn Manhattan View. The hotel is in Long Island City, minutes […]

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 […]

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