#MiaInTheCity: Rustik Tavern

Rustic Tavern is a intimate dimly lit bar with a cozy & laid back feel. Located right in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn right off the G, it is one of the first bars I was introduced to when I moved to New York. With a super cute outdoor patio area, it makes for a great place to gather with …

Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage

My big chop went down on February 22, 2012 in the dorm room of one of my best friends. I knew very early on that my hair was tightly coiled, but it wasn't until recently that I realized I have some INTENSE shrinkage. Like...a lot. As my hair grew longer, my fro did grow in volume, …

We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball

It is officially (though it doesn't feel like it) Spring!  High school seniors are committing to colleges and participating in "promposals",  while college seniors are holding on to the last single “you know what” to give. (You soon to be collge grads might want to check out 6 Tips To Survive The (Post) Grad Struggle). …

Positive Vibrations: 6 Ways to Make Any Situation Positive

You have the power to control your reactions. Sometimes you cannot change your situations , but you can make the decision to make something positive out of it. Basically, these are my tips on how to make any situation a positive one. Accept that shit isn’t perfect “Accepting that things are bad is not positive, …