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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 […]

Lupita Nyongo and Danai Gurira

Best Dressed at the 2018 Oscars

The Oscars is the time where celebrities get their most glamorous of the entire award show season. They pull out all the stops with hair, makeup, jewels…just the entire ensemble. The best dressed attendees on the red carpet for the 2018 Oscars ceremony didn’t disappoint either. Folks showed up in their best looks(some straight off […]