Kokedama at Brooklyn Brainery: Make Your Own Living Moss Balls Class in New York City

Since my macrame plant hanger class, I’ve been thinking about starting an indoor herb garden. A windowsill full of fresh herbs would add a bit of greenery to my kitchen. I could also use the herbs to garnish cocktails …

Butter Lane Cupcakes: Cupcakes 101

When it comes to baking, I’m a late bloomer. While most people learned how to bake when they were young, I baked my first cupcake last week. Ha! Even though I try to avoid the kitchen at all costs. I’m

Circus 1903 Circus Show at Madison Square Garden Theatre

Circus made big headlines this year. After 100 years in business, Ringling Bros. called it quits. And just when I thought that circus was gone for good, Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus made its world debut at …

NEXTonSCENE Magazine Spring Fashion Show 2017 in Boston Massachusetts

Now that it’s Spring, fashion is on my mind. I can’t wait to trade my boots for sandals. Or my pants for sundresses. Although spring cleaning (and upgrading my wardrobe) is on my list of things to do, I’ve needed

The Strangest, An Arab Storytelling Play about colonization in Algeria

“The Strangest” did an incredible job setting the scene. As soon as we walked into the 4th Street Theatre, we entered a traditional Algerian storytelling café. The room was dimly lit. Colorful ornate rugs decorated the floor. While we waited

Winter and Spring Events In New York City and London

New York City and London are two of the most exciting cities in the world. At the center of food, art, and culture, both cities are bold and vibrant. But what’s New York like during winter?

Honestly, I love New …

Bangerz & Mash at Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City by Brunch Theatre

When was the last time that you enjoyed a play?

More importantly, when was the last time that you enjoyed a play as a New York City millennial? I’m talking about a play that you can relate to even if …

Weekend in Chicago: A Chicago Budget with Spending Costs

Weekend trips are what I like to call “small doses of travel”. Arriving Friday night and returning home on Sunday, Chicago is a great weekend destination if you’re short on time. From free walking tours to casual strolls along the …

Gloria Review Goodman Theatre Chicago

“Gloria” by grant winner, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins pulled me in from the beginning. Highly recommended by Hot Tix, I saw this play at the Goodman Theatre last weekend in Chicago.

Gloria is a dark comedy. It stresses the importance of …