Archive for October 2013

I am NOT My Sister's Keeper

I am NOT My Sister's Keeper
  By A Comeaux When was the last time you back-stabbed someone who trusted you? How many times have you heard negative things about someone and didn’t defend them? Back in the day, if there was a problem with my friend, I was at her side, ready to take on the world. Today, somewhere in... Read more »

Open Halloween Auditions for The Black Social Network

Open Halloween Auditions for The Black Social Network
Ever wanted to grace the stage? Your time is now! We’re casting actors and bloggers (for narration) for the new stage play, The Black Social Network. Chicago auditions will be held on Thursday, October 31 (Halloween) at the Chicago Multi-CulturalDance Center Dearborn Station Building 47 West Polk Lower Level 312.461.0030. All ethnicities are welcome; please... Read more »

Six Beauty Cheats for Your First Date

Six Beauty Cheats for Your First Date
By The Beauty School Scarlet You’re nervous because you do not know what to wear for that first date, and it’s understandable.   After all, the first impression is the best impression and your Beauty School Scarlet is here to share some tips! 1. Get silky smooth skin. Exfoliation is the key to smooth, even... Read more »
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Saturday's Fashion and Arts Humanity Fete: Meet the Honorees!

Julie M. Holloway
by Lydia Katherine The Fashion and Arts Humanity Fete, an event that honors humane achievements in Chicagoland’s fashion and arts community, takes place on Saturday, October 26, at 5:00 p.m. at the all new Harmony Event Space, 1908 S. Millard Avenue. Three of the esteemed honorees are LaTonya Hubbard of LH Couture; Vau’ve Anais of... Read more »

Lofty Expectations Made Me An Unhappy Camper

Lofty Expectations Made Me An Unhappy Camper
By Celeste T. Parker When this girly girl changed her Facebook status to “going camping” a universal LOL ensued.  Think Paris Hilton on the reality show, The Simple Life.  With more sense, fewer dollars, and about the same love of all things fabulous I would seemingly fare about as well as she.  To all my,... Read more »

Seasons...

Seasons… By Yanni Brown The brisk weather is upon us. The leaves are changing to the autumn colors of burnt orange, browns and beautiful greens. It’s snuggle, cuddle wishing I could stay in bed weather.  Pull out the sweaters, hoodies and boots the season is changing. While we enjoy the changing of the season I... Read more »
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Curves Couture Chicago Reveals True Beauty

Curves Couture Chicago Reveals True Beauty
Editor’s Note: Curves Couture Chicago Fashion Show, presented by Project Thyck and Chevrolet, broke ground as the first full-figured fashion show to run during Chicago’s Fashion Week. The event took place at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel and was hosted by Val Warner of ABC’s Windy City Live. Noted designer Jack Cave, “Plus-size women are sexy... Read more »

Book Brunch 2013 Success and Photos!

  by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- 220 communications recently held their annual book brunch at the Wyndham Blake Hotel in Chicago. Authors and those interested in writing books showed up to packed sessions hosted by successful authors telling their stories and providing tips on the overall writing process.   The brunch is the brainchild of... Read more »

The Five Types of People Who Will Ruin Your Relationship

The Five Types of People Who Will Ruin Your Relationship
By Gina B. If you want good advice, consult a person who has an educated opinion.  For example, if you want business guidance, you should overlook your broke vocationally-challenged friend, and instead seek the counsel of a very successful person who has made good career choices. If you’re interested in learning to cook, it shouldn’t... Read more »
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Recipe: Napoli Inspired Pizza Dough

Recipe: Napoli Inspired Pizza Dough
This recipe all started with my European vacation, which ended in a life-changing trip to L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele in Naples, Italy a couple of weeks ago.  My subconscious now blames Naples for my consistent daydreams of Neapolitian pizza.  This obsession is completely out of my hands and totally beyond my control… or that is... Read more »