Archive for August 2012

Fifty Shades of Black: Some Random Musings

Fifty Shades of Black: Some Random Musings
Musing #1 Fifty Shades of Grey Book Review I finally read Fifty Shades of Grey. Here’s my synopsis of what happens. Virgin and broke college girl meets super rich and attractive man who turns out to be into really kinky submissive/dominant/bondage sex stuff. She loses her virginity to him. He buys her a bunch of... Read more »

Black Chicago Weekend Events Aug 16-19

Black Chicago Weekend Events Aug 16-19
People always ask me “what’s going on this weekend?” because they know I know. I’m the queen of the Red Cup Adventure. Here’s my rundown of the hottest events for Black Chicago this weekend August 16-19: Thurday, August 16th -AJ’s Speak It. Receive It. Achieve It. VIP Launch Party :: Stop the Violence Appreciation Party.... Read more »

Black Chicago Weekend Events Aug 10-12

Black Chicago Weekend Events Aug 10-12
People always ask me “what’s going on this weekend?” because they know I know. I’m the queen of the Red Cup Adventure. Here’s my rundown of the hottest events for Black Chicago this weekend August 10-12: Friday, August 10th -DJ Mark Fulla Flavor will referee a soul battle between Tribe Called Quest vs. DeLa Soul... Read more »
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Regina Taylor's "Crowns" is a Celebration of Sisterhood

Regina Taylor's "Crowns" is a Celebration of Sisterhood
I grew up on 80th and Constance in Chicago’s Jeffrey Manor neighborhood. My maternal grandparents lived less than a mile away on 75th and Jeffrey. They owned the apartment building next door to this huge eyesore of a flower store. (The flower store is gone now, but if you ever saw it, you know the... Read more »

Single Girl Summer’s Guide to Chicago’s Hottest Rooftops

Single Girl Summer’s Guide to Chicago’s Hottest Rooftops
Summertime Chi…There’s nothing like it…so hot, so much to do, but so little time. Make every moment count by enjoying your dinner or drinks on a fabulous rooftop. Here’s a Sweet Sixteen list (in alphabetical order) that’s Single Girl Summer approved: 1) Citizen (River North at 364 W. Erie Street) With tasty food and fun... Read more »