Posing backstage.

Harlem on Display

Celebrity chef, Marcus Samuelsson and 5 local Harlem fashion merchants and designers collaborated for a special New York Fashion Week celebration on Monday, September 12, 2012. Channeling the creative spirit of the Harlem Renaissance through the 20’s and 30’s, models and performers came together to put on a show at Ginny’s Supper Club, located right […]


Ayiti Rasanble

Lincoln Center Presents …. Heritage Sunday AYITI RASANBLE! After our shenanigans in Bryant Park with Lauren (my jumping partner for the Jump File), Tyler and I walked over to Lincoln Center for the Ayiti Rasanble festival. Ayiti Rasanble, translated: Haiti Together, was part of Lincoln Center out of Doors events listed in Time Out New York. I seriously can’t express the joy […]


Mafrika Music Festival 2012

Afros, dreadlocks, short cuts, bantu knots, and colorful, majestic African head gears graced the dance floor at the Mafrika Music Festival on Sunday, June 24th at Marcus Garvey Park. Beautiful kids held hands, and danced naturally to the powerful sounds of drums. Many, including myself, swayed with eyes closed and hands up in the air. We […]


Figment 2012!

Figment is one of my all time favorite NYC events. The two-day event takes place on Governor’s island, and only happens once a year. This was my third time going, and the tradition is to go on the second day. I’ve always been lucky to go with people as energetic and imaginative as me. As […]


Ride NYC in style

Despite the rainy weather, I walked over to Broadway on 40th Street for the Fashion Center Tour de Fashion bicycles event. The tents were crowded as if the weather was no issue. I proceeded through the velvet ropes, past security, and checked in. The Fashion Center displayed thirty bicycles, each customized by New York’s leading […]


Museum Mile Festival 2011

Rain or not, we were going! We read 5th Avenue would be closed up from 82nd Street up all the way up to 105th. We were excited about the live music, and free access to museums between 6pm and 9pm. The Museum Mile Festival advertised itself as the biggest block party in New York City. The word party […]