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Tracee Ellis Ross

Hair Inspiration: 13 Black Women Who Slay the Hair Game

One of the things I love about being a Black woman is my hair. It’s become my trademark over the years. I remember in high school, my friends would make weekly requests on what style I should do for the following week. Once I graduated from college, I began experimenting more with my hair and […]

Prost Kitchen and Bar

Where to Get Lucky in Tampa Bay on St. Patrick’s Day

Still trying to finalize those St. Patrick’s Day plans? My latest for Creative Loafing is a roundup of various events going on in the Tampa area. Here’s a few things happening this weekend(all are Saturday unless otherwise stated):   Boulevard Burgers & Tap House A St. Paddy’s-themed burger named The Irish Car Bomb is the […]

#PurpleReign: How to Wear Ultra Violet

In the year 2018 of our Lord Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter, Pantone chose Ultra Violet as color of the year. According to Pantone’s website, Ultra Violet “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.” This color isn’t for the faint of heart either. If you’re someone who can handle the attention from […]

Biscuits and Gravy

3rd Annual St. Petersburg Seafood and Music Festival mixes marine life with melodies

Over the weekend I traveled across the Howard Frankland bridge to the 3rd Annual St. Petersburg Seafood and Music Festival. Not to be confused with the same kind of festival at St. Pete Beach (which I did), this one took place in Vinoy Park near the Old Northeast neighborhood.  For anyone that hasn’t been yet, that […]

Slingback Kitten Heel

5 Spring Shoe Trends To Try Right Now

Shoes can easily make or break an outfit. When I’m putting a look together, one of the first things I think of is which shoe can I wear and I’ll build the look around the shoe. Of course, no one is perfect so bad shoe choices happen (I’m guilty of making a few bad choices […]