The Great Escape Room in D.C: Intellectual Fun!

Escape rooms are a national trend that I actually agree with. This concept became a trend in 2014 when a group of entrepreneurs wanted to provide millenials a real-life video game experience where players solve puzzles in under 60 minutes as a way to escape the room they are trapped in. Before I had my first…

Stevie Boi’s CÄBIN Triumphs at NYFW 2016

Stevie Boi owned Fashion Week this year. Period. No ifs’, ands’, or buts’ about it. Who knew that happy memories being a boyscout could ignite such a fresh take on street- meets -childhood-nostalgia wear?   Stevie Boi’s first unisex line, CÄBIN, slays, and makes wearing drab colors such as brown, green, and beige, striking. Not only that, he also…

14 Ways to Take Advantage of Your Birthday

As you get older, it does get harder to celebrate your birthday. Each year that passes by could only mean wrinkles, gray hairs, and a slower metabolism. Although this timely holiday may be hard to stomach for some, for me, it’s a great opportunity to amass great discounts for the month of February and to live…

9 Steps in Becoming a Food Writer

So what does a food writer do? Type this statement into Google and you will see a plethora of results that examine the definition, tasks, and requirements behind being a highly sought after food writer.Now, my favorite food writing advice comes from acclaimed Washington D.C food writer, Monica Bhide. In a 2011 Forbes article she advised new food…

Hottest New Years Eve Party in Washington D.C 2016

  New Years 2016 is just around the corner and just this sheer notion should behoove you to get tickets–ASAP! As a lifelong DMV resident I know from previous experience how tickets for the hottest NYE events sell out just a week before. I also know that Manan Singh Katohora throws the most exclusive parties…

Momofuko Milk Bar DC Fits The Hype & Other Non-Linear Updates

Momofuku’s Milk Bar is a posh, modern bakery that offers up a singular line of cakes, cookies, deserts and milkshakes.  Milk Bar recently opened up its doors in Washington D.C the last week of October to a hungry crowd of foodies who eat up whatever Washington Post Weekend Guide posts (gotta love elite hipsters). When…

10 Best Ways to Brand Yourself Online

Branding is oft-times talked about as the end all and be all with marketing, companies, ideas, and especially with events. With that said, when you perform a Google search on yourself, what do you see? Do you see articles that highlight your positive traits? Or do you see spam cached that denotes your less than desirable…

How to Throw a Fancy French Party

When I think of Fall, I think of sugar cookies, hayrides, and small dinner parties. If any of you reading this post, assumed or thought I forgot to mention pumpkin spice than you must really take a good look at yourself in the mirror. I am not basic so there will no mentions over pumpkin spice…

Top Places to Eat Food and Drink Coffee In Northern Virginia

First time tourists coming to the Washington D.C area often exclude much of Northern Virginia on their itinerary.If it doesn’t house the President, what’s the point of visiting? Well, I am here to tell you that Northern Virginia is worth visiting. I’ve met up with friends in the area, and was introduced to several delicious restaurants, fun…

Road Trip Experiences: 49 States Done, One More To Go

Wanderlust affects Millenials hard. Don’t believe me? Go on Buzzfeed (Millenial verbal snack food) and read some of those posts, several relate back to road trips, foreign travel and even back to the Peace Corps. As an atypical Millenial, I’ve been hit with the travel bug since I was 19. At that age, I studied English…

Startup Weekend DC: What I Gained From That Experience

From July 31, 2015 through August 2, 2015, I spent 54 hours with a group of entrepreneurs on a business prototype that would accelerate the advancement of technology in the way users can comprehend the legalities behind images they find online. Within that three day weekend time frame, I helped pitch ideas, form a team, validate the concept,  be a…