Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy laugh with me ppl Just popping by mid-week to offer a few reading suggestions, as a treat. The article I’m Clinging to Personal Writing More Than Ever Right Now by Harling Ross (also referenced in this post) has me nodding my head in unison. I'm finding comfort, solidarity and mucho entertainment in [...]

Community on the Corner of 64th and Carlton

Community on the Corner of 64th and Carlton

It's hard to begin a sentence with "In West Philadelphia," because well, you know. But that's how this begins... In West Philadelphia, Overbook specifically on the corner of 64th and Carlton, once resided an Italian restaurant called Lebano's. I believe this place to be to be my first memory. My brother's probably, too. I was [...]

checking in

checking in

Art by Tyler Spangler Checking in The lyrics of Madonna's "Hung Up" plays in the background of my mind. "Time goes by, so slowly..." There are days when time flies by. Then are days that drag like a 3-hour college lecture. "How is it only 2 o'clock," I'll wonder. Some days are filled with grief, [...]

Philly Finds Vol. 15

Philly Finds Vol. 15

Hi friends, I hope you're all doing well. Needless to say, it's a pretty crazy, uncertain time right now. I hope you're taking care of yourselves physically, mentally and emotionally. I'm always here to chat if you need a little extra support ❤ If you don't already, I highly suggest following my friend and Philly [...]

going on, despite…

going on, despite…

I considered titling this post "writing and feeling things", because that's what is going on at this moment. Sitting at home, allowing myself to feel a lot of things I would very much prefer to not be feeling. Angrily, I began writing and spewing every thought and word that entered my brain, a stream of [...]

Announcing a Positive Publicity Collaboration with Fite Fashion

Announcing a Positive Publicity Collaboration with Fite Fashion

Owning a custom, one-of-a-kind dress is something I've always dreamed about. Nay, fantasized about. How extravagant would it be to roll-up to an event, and when someone asks where your outfit is from, you can reply "Oh, it's custom". OK maybe I've been watching too much Real Housewives (there's no such thing as too much), [...]

Get Juicy with KOPPS

Get Juicy with KOPPS

Photo by Henry Eelman Let's Get Juicy Philly. Rochester band KOPPS are heading back to Philly for an upcoming show on Feb. 28th at Milkboy. KOPPS have been throwing a series of dance parties revolving around the "Y2k End of the World" theme that is 1999/2000s inspired. Their brand new single Get Juicy is out now, and is the band's third single of [...]

spreading the love this Galentine’s Day at Louie Louie

spreading the love this Galentine’s Day at Louie Louie

Mark your calendars for an evening of cocktails, shopping, and giveaways for Galentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Louie Louie! Tickets are $15 and include one signature cocktail, a swag bag, and a raffle ticket to enter a drawing that evening for prizes. They are also offering a VIP ticket for $50 that includes [...]