“In one day you can make a choice that will change the direction of your life for the better. One day could land you in paradise…” On Saturday (morning), January 29th I received a proposition (via phone). The following morning I purchased a one-way ticket to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Here’s how it all … More Bought a One-Way Ticket… I’m Out!
I seldom venture out to the Red Hook section of Brooklyn (unless I’m going to IKEA to buy things for my apartment). However, I made my way there last week for an engagement party that I was invited to (I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that attending an engagement party alone was … More UIB Eats: Alma Restaurant
I must share the video that had me in tears at 5:48 am this morning. I couldn’t sleep so I went to FB for entertainment. The first picture that I saw was of a FB friend talmbout how good Patti’s LaBelle’s Sweet Potato pie was and how she purchased said pie because of a … More UIB Eats: Well Damn, I Need Patti’s Sweet Potato Pie TOO!
I’d been eyeing The Pink Teacup (http://thinkpinkteacup.com/site/) in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn for several months and was anxious to patronize this Black-owned restaurant (I make it a point to support Black-owned businesses as much as possible) a try. I want to say that the food was delicious and amazing (I really do – especially … More UIB Eats: The Pink Teacup
“Oh yes it’s ladies’ night and the feelings right/ Oh yes it’s ladies’ night, oh what a night (oh what a night)!” Kool and the Gang created this feel good anthem for the ladies several decades ago in hopes of shining a spotlight on the ladies’ stepping out in their finest for a night on … More Single Girl Sh*t: Ladies’ Night
What happened to the days of people minding their (f**king) business? When did it officially become OK for people that barely know you (colleagues – old and new, neighbors, friends of the family, distant cousins, cousins by marriage, etc.) to start reminding you about your biological clock and/or checking for your dating pool? I … More Single Girl Sh*t: Marriage & Babies
The Discovery F**k boys (F Boys). I heard this crass term for the first time a few months ago while listening to one of my many beloved “rachet” tunes (I love rachet music because it speaks to my inner stripper), Finals by Rick Ross ft. Meek Millz and Gunplay. Towards the end of the song … More Single Girl Sh*t: 5 Signs You’re Dating A F**k Boy
Westside Connection This post will serve as the final installation in the UIB Travels: South Africa series for now, as I am wrapping this series up with the final two of the ten things that I suggested you do when you make it to Cape town (click this link to read up on the first eight –> https://unicorninbrooklyn.com/2015/06/03/uib-travels-capetown-za/): visiting Robben … More UIB Travels: South Africa – The Western Cape & Robben Island
“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy wine and that’s kinda the same thing.” – A very wise (wo) man Greetings fellow winos! If you been following my blog you would know that I recently returned from a dope trip to the motherland (Capetown, South Africa (SA/ZA) to be specific). As mentioned in one of … More UIB Travels: The Wine Tours of Stellenbosch, ZA
A Girl’s Gotta Eat Right? As I stated in my previous post (https://unicorninbrooklyn.com/2015/06/03/uib-travels-capetown-za/), I’m a greedy foodie that is morbidly obese (on the inside) that gets insanely happy when GOOD food is involved. OK, I didn’t really say that – but I was thinking it. As a self-proclaimed foodie I am always in the mood … More UIB Travels: Bo-Kaap Cooking Tour