Posts tagged "single girl summer"

No Shade on Kendall Jenner But WTF Estee Lauder

No Shade on Kendall Jenner But WTF Estee Lauder
Yesterday, I was flipping though my Facebook feed on my cell phone and I saw an Estee Lauder ad that truly offended and disgusted me as a woman. The ad read, “When Kendall Jenner comes up with her own shade of lipstick, you know you have to have it! Restless, the perfect orangey-red matte” “YOU KNOW... Read more »

Black Chicago 2015 Summer Events

Black Chicago 2015 Summer Events
The Summer Solstice is just round the corner and that’s when Chicago comes alive. Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. Here’s my list for Summer 2015 hot happenings that showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of my city. Grab your red cups... Read more »

The 85th Annual Bud Billiken Parade

The 85th Annual Bud Billiken Parade
Check out these hot events for this weekend. There are some great activities for the entire family. My favorite is the 85th annual Bud Billiken Parade which is the oldest and largest African-American parade in the United States. Make sure to grab a lawn chair, refreshment, and some good company. Take your red cups and... Read more »
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"On the Run" All Summer Long

"On the Run" All Summer Long
CHICAGO EVENTS FOR THIS WEEKEND   They’re heeerrreeee… King Jay and Queen Bey are taking over the Chi tonight. Let’s roll out the red carpet and matching red cups! But first, check out the “movie trailer” for Run starring our favorite power couple and cameos from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. After the... Read more »

Black Chicago 2014 Summer Events

The Summer Solstice is just around the corner and that’s when Chicago comes alive. Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. So here’s my list for hot happenings that showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of my city. Grab your red cups and... Read more »

Cinco Derby De Mayweather - The Trifecta

Cinco Derby De Mayweather - The Trifecta
For the past two years, the first Saturday in May has been one of my favorite Red Cup Adventure days. I call it the trifecta (pun intended) because the Cinco De Mayo Saturday celebration, the Kentucky Derby, and Floyd Mayweather fight all converge on the same day. And it’s happening again this year…in fact, it’s... Read more »
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Hot Happenings in Black Chicago on Saturday, April 5th

Hot Happenings in Black Chicago on Saturday, April 5th
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 in Black Chicago this Saturday, April 5th: -Covenant United Church of Christ gets TRASHED. 1-3pm Take a step towards saving our planet by attending a screening... Read more »

An Open Letter to the Men Who Can’t Figure Out Why We Aren’t Dating?

An Open Letter to the Men Who Can’t Figure Out Why We Aren’t Dating?
Presently, I’m single and dating. To further clarify, I’m not in a committed relationship and I’m entertaining offers. I have a few gentlemen callers who are in my dating peripheral (which means we correspond occasionally, but I’m not taking them seriously) and for the life of them, they can’t figure out why we aren’t dating.... Read more »

It's Small Business Saturday...Let's Shop

It's Small Business Saturday...Let's Shop
From the AMEX website: Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, Small Business Saturday is on November 30th. Small businesses employ 57% of the country’s private workforce. They are the lifeblood of our... Read more »
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Lollapalooza 2013 Line Up

Lollapalooza 2013 Line Up
Summer’s coming. It’s Chicago so of course Winter kicked Spring in the balls again and the chilly temps are dragging on forever. But Easter just passed so I know Summer will get here eventually and I just saw the Lollapolooza line up so I’m getting my Red Cups ready for some SummertimeChi adventures. Lollapalooza is... Read more »