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Abena Boamah: Educator, Student, Creator

Hair and skincare products are must haves for me and you’ll always find both in my luggage while traveling. These are essential. Your body is your temple and can’t be replaced. Which is why it’s crucial to me to invest in self care. Another form of self love your body will thank you for. Which … Continue reading Abena Boamah: Educator, Student, Creator

Tasting Room: A Personal Stylist For Your Tastebuds

A couple months ago, one of my friends sent me a link on Facebook messenger to an article on Popdust. As soon as I clicked on the link, “Tasting Room is Giving Liquor Stores a Run for Their Money” popped up as the title in bold black lettering. By the end of the article, the … Continue reading Tasting Room: A Personal Stylist For Your Tastebuds

A Time For Us At Flowering Almond Spa

Self care has been in full affect for me since 2016. Yes I know, everyday should be self care day. Until now, I wasn’t as diligent in giving true self love aside from the occasional visits to the nail shop. To stay on my self care momentum, I couldn’t head back to Chicago this Sunday … Continue reading A Time For Us At Flowering Almond Spa

Japanese Street Food, Booze and Vibes at Booze Box

Last Friday my night led my mother and I to follow a bright red lit arrow in an alley pointing to an entry way covered in wooden decor. The type of wooden decor you would see at a luxury spa right before you enter the sauna. As I opened the door to well anticipated mystery, … Continue reading Japanese Street Food, Booze and Vibes at Booze Box

Flamenco Roots Discovered on Andalusia’s Trail

This past Tuesday, my friend and I had the pleasure to attend the The Andalusian Trail: The Roots of Flamenco. The 15th Annual Chicago Flamenco Festival Kickoff concert at City Winery - another beautiful addition to Chicago’s historical Fulton Market neighborhood. The concert gave attendees a pre-glimpse into the Chicago Flamenco Festival 2017 launching tonight … Continue reading Flamenco Roots Discovered on Andalusia’s Trail

Tai Beauchamp: Entrepreneur, Media Personality, Style Influencer, Lover of Life

  "I think it's important to acknowledge your gift at that moment in time, but then move forward to the next hilltop to climb." - Tai Beauchamp Who is Tai Beauchamp? An entrepreneur, celebrant of women, lover of life and champion of others.   Photo credit: MrBraxton What makes you jump out of bed every … Continue reading Tai Beauchamp: Entrepreneur, Media Personality, Style Influencer, Lover of Life

Kevin Lee: Marketing Manager, Mr. ADCOLOR, Visual Arts Enthusiast

“Don’t be afraid to bring your whole self.”  - Kevin Lee Who is Kevin Lee?  I'm a Marketing Manager at Digiday in New York where I lead strategy and execution of the Digiday Careers brand. I'm also an active leader and board member of multiple non-profit organizations including The Chinese Youth Club of Washington D.C. … Continue reading Kevin Lee: Marketing Manager, Mr. ADCOLOR, Visual Arts Enthusiast

From Sea to Shore: La Mona Restaurant at Cap Cana

There's a first time for everything. I was able to ring in the new year overseas in Punta Cana. I usually celebrate NYE in my hometown of Chicago, but as an avid travel enthusiast, it only seemed right to celebrate the arrival of 2017 in a native land where palm trees replaced skyscrapers and gorgeous … Continue reading From Sea to Shore: La Mona Restaurant at Cap Cana

The Joffrey Ballet Presents: Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker

The holidays are not the holidays without experiencing a nostalgic moment. This year, I was invited to see the Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker led by Artistic Director Ashley Wheater, Executive Director Craig Cameron and 2015 Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon - the genius behind the choreography. On December 10th - also opening night, my friend Tara … Continue reading The Joffrey Ballet Presents: Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker

Kori Coleman: Creative Strategist, Part-Time Socialite, Creator of Experiences

"That’s the beauty of authenticity. You have to ferociously seize the day using the talents and gifts you were given." - Kori Coleman Who is Kori Coleman? I'm a woman who wears many hats.  For my day job I'm an Associate Creative Strategist at a brand agency - agencyEA. I help brands develop the most engaging … Continue reading Kori Coleman: Creative Strategist, Part-Time Socialite, Creator of Experiences