What's on Philadelphia

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

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: An Interview with Queen NYC Blonde

A typical Instagram DM exchange between my friend Grace and myself is sending each other recent posts by NYC Blonde. “How is she so fabulous?” is the next part of that exchange. I discovered NYC Blonde during my summer interning in PR in New York City in 2013, when her face was still veiled in…… Continue reading FemFocused: An Interview with Queen NYC Blonde

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Alexandra Nowakowski

Welcome to the month of March m’dears, which happens to be Women’s History Month. I’ve already begun seeing many tributes (I’m particularly loving this collab happening in Philly) to strong, powerful, and incredible women, and I want to be part of the action. Throughout the month of March, I am going to continue highlighting women…… Continue reading FemFocused: Alexandra Nowakowski

Dining & Entertainment · Philly Finds · Style · What's on Philadelphia

Philly Finds Vol. 14 (& then some)

It’s been a month since my last Philly Finds post, which means I’ve had a whole month to gather up some of the best things in Philly to check out (best being solely my opinion 😉 ). Did I deliver? Let’s find out. But before diving into this post, I wanted to quickly talk about…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 14 (& then some)