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It’s spring!

It’s spring! At least that’s what the weather pretended to be a few days ago. So I pulled out some of my brightest clothes and went for a stroll around Columbia. I wanted to match the spring flowers and sing with the birds. I wanted to smile at strangers and dance with the sun. I […]

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Eating in Harlem: Barawine

The fiance and I were thrilled to go on a date last Friday night. We chose Barawine, a romantic and trendy restaurant tucked right on the corner of Lenox Avenue and 120th Street. The decor is marvelous, and I will go on a limb here and say: it’s the best lit restaurant in Harlem. Every […]

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Partying in Harlem is more fun!

Ain’t no party like a Harlem party ‘cuz a Harlem party don’t stop! I kind of cringed writing this, but that’s how I felt that night. Amazing African music, beautiful and fun friends, alcohol (drink responsibly), and dancing all night! I love hanging out with Naila because she’s so free-spirited! She drops it low when […]

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La Nuit Des Jeunes 2014

Jaz Enterprise was very kind and generous to invite me to this year’s La Nuit Des Jeunes this past Saturday. I was very excited because I’ve never attended a giant Compas event as such, and I heard it was the biggest one in Manhattan. I put on my most comfortable high-heeled boots, a fitted midi […]

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Harlem Food Truck Rally

I’ve gone to Smorgasburg and several other food truck events in NYC, where I’ve fantasized about having something similar in Harlem. My wish finally came true last Saturday! Thanks to Harlem Eats, some of the best food trucks in NYC parked right on Frederick Douglass Boulevard between 117th and 118th streets. I spotted a Luke’s […]

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The gold blazer

I felt like a Parisian in this outfit. This jumpsuit is one of my ultimate favorite wardrobe pieces. It’s just so classic, and the details are amazing. I normally wear heels with it, but this time, I decided to go with an Afro-French-Ellen-Degeneres look. At least that’s how the blazer and the shoes made me […]

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Everything to know about my Havana Twists

My havana twists have been a big hit since I got them done at the end of February. I was so happy of the results I made an instagram video right then to show the world my happiness by doing several hair flips. I’ve been stopped on the street on numerous occasions, and I even […]

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Portraits of me by Tim Bouldry

I first met Tim Bouldry at the first Haiti Optimiste, then ran into him again randomly downtown at a Nadine Lafond‘s show. We just kept bumping into each other, and after I saw him again at the Zing Experience’s album opening party, I decided we had to become friends. We kept in touch through the […]

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Finding Harlem Street Style: Kristia

It’s been spring for a week now, but it’s still winter. Seriously, the wind almost knocked me down the other day, and you could only imagine how I’m feeling. If the weather was a human being and cared about my emotions, I would give her the biggest side eye right now. Anyway, I met up […]

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Saturday in Harlem with Negros Americanos

My brothers and extremely talented Hip-Hop duo, Negros Americanos came all the way to Harlem to hang out with me! I was excited to take them around my Harlem for some good, organic fun. We started out in my apartment, then went around my ‘hood to some of my favorite spots within walking distance. I […]

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