Philly Finds Vol. 21

Philly Finds Vol. 21

Welcome back to Philly Finds friends. Wow, what a week it 'twas. Between a special moment of photographing my friends marriage at City Hall, a Sonja Morgan sighting at Parc and launching a Patreon (subscribe <3!), last week gave me a boost of serotonin I desperately needed. Sonjarita Here are some recent blog posts you [...]

An interview with Canadian artist Mike Haggith

An interview with Canadian artist Mike Haggith

Welcome to the blog Mike Haggith, an independent alternative/indie solo artist residing in Manitoba, who recently released a new solo record. Mike previously resided in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, where he was the bassist/frontman of a rock trio named The Din. His latest record "If Ever Comes The Day" is his first solo release in [...]

Rebuilding the Block – Meet the Two Black Women behind the New Nonprofit Giving Back to the Black Community

Rebuilding the Block – Meet the Two Black Women behind the New Nonprofit Giving Back to the Black Community

Rebuild the Block wants everyone to take part in rebuilding, growing and maintaining Black communities across America. Founded by Alexis Akarolo and Zelnnetta Clark, Rebuild the Block strives to help up to 15 businesses a month that are directly affected by COVID-19 and looting destruction as a result of racial injustice. Applicants are processed through [...]

back on track baby

back on track baby

Image found on Pinterest After a week of little-to-no motivation, poor sleep, minimal physical movement, and consuming the not greenest of foods, I decided I had enough and it was time to bounce back. This bout of poor sleep and diet descended upon me after two weeks of pure enthusiasm. I was doing so well! [...]

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 [...]