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Remembering Gene Wilder aka Willy Wonka
Growing up in a single father household  affords you many priviliges. One being the kind of entertainment your introduced to.
My father was and still is great at putting me on to really cool movies and music.Gene Wilder was one of those cool people in films and he helped fill my childhood with w…
Celebrating Aaliyah’s Music
Today as many of you know marks the 15 year tragic death of R&B princess Aaliyah.
She left a incredible mark on the music industry and no one has since emerged with her talent,swag and spirit.She was truly on the brink of an incredible career and her music still stands the test of time.
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KFC Scented Sunscreen
Are you ready to smell extra crispy under the sun?
All you KFC fans you've just been gifted with fried chicken scented sunscreen courtesy of the fast food chicken chain.Is it real yes it's real sunscreen for real crazy human beings, I cant imagine wanting to smell like fried chicken while e…
Cap City Albasode #9-Jay Allen Barber Studio
Since cutting my hair short(no regrets) it's given me the super power of being bold.
So bold I decided to get my very first barber shop haircut,but this is unlike any barber shop you've been to.This is a barber studio complete with karaoke and big screen TV's to watch the game highligh…
What’s On Your Favorites List This Summer
This summer has put out some bangers..but do you have a favorite(s)?
I have to admit I love Christmas time music not all but most.But the music summer produces are some of the best and more fun memories...
Get Ready For Albany Latin Fest 2016
I love me a good festival no matter the theme!
And if this is like any party on my mother's side it's gonna be full of energy,love and musica!
The Albany LATINFEST 2016 is a full day of family-oriented festival with musical performances highlighting the diversity of Hispanic musical genres..…
Beautiful Women Networking Event
Beautiful Women doing beautiful things....
The 4th annual networking event that brings women entrepreneurs, women business owners, women business professionals, their friends, colleagues, and supporters from in and around the Capital Region under one roof.
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Suicide Squad VS Lukewarm Bath Water
I'm sure I can't be the only one who was excited for this movie to come out.But am I  the only one who left the theater feeling unfulfilled and a bit cheated?Even more so that  I spent the extra cash for the 3D experience.
Let me say it was a great attempt at trying to be Marvel m…
How To Help Louisiana
The State of  Louisiana has been declared by President Obama as a disaster area with historic flooding on top of the record floods the state suffered earlier this year.
There's many ways that you can help. I've listed a few organizations below that are in the treaches as we speak...
How To Get Zombied For A Day
Here's a secret..well not so much a secret but a confession of sorts.
I LOVE SCARY MOVIES! I've been obsessed since I was a child.I even have a character collection of the classics,Freddy,Jason, and even Chuckie...
Male Birth Control Pill Is Real
Aren't interested in getting your family started yet?Or no longer wanting to grow your family?Its about to get easier for men to have a more effective one a day and CONTROL of their own bodies.Imagine that.
Men who have fewer options for birth control and have for some little control o…
Taraji P.Henson Is Now A Simpson
If your a fan like myself of the long running buffoonery of Homer J.Simpson then your going to love season 28.
As you know the Simpsons have had it's fun with celebs over the years from rock to pop and hip-hop.So this season should hold some great guest appearances...
My Weekend Of Epicness
This weekend was surely one for the good times record book.
I started my weekend hanging out with all of you beautiful ones at the Black Arts and Culture fest.My first year in attendance and hosting.I was amazed at the amount of talent in the 518 from Jada to Young Noble Gents...
Are You The Office Annoy-er
Ever wandered if the office jerk or that one annoying as hell worker knows that's how co-workers label them?
Everyone has had one of 'those' co-workers and I'm sure your job is no different.Sure everyone should get along because we are adults and have learned this skill,But t…
Why The 2016 Olympics Are Worth Watching
First it never hurts to get familiar with a new sport or even learn the names of rising athletes that are excelling in their field and representing the good old U.S of A.
 
This year the USA are favored as well as China to take home a slew of medals.Do y...
Interview With Sounds of Blackness Director Gary Hines
Today I had the pleasure of meeting for the second time Mr.Gary Hines the director of the Grammy Award winning group The Sound of Blackness.
If you don't know them well they'll definitely be making their presence known this Saturday at The Black Arts and Culture Festival...
Cap City Albasode #8-Yankee Distillery
I'm so happy that  I took a very educated trip to 518 owned and operated Yankee Distillery.I'm so happy to support local!
I didn't know what to expect at first but I did expect to learn a little something which I certainly did...
Alicia Keys And The DNC
Alicia Keys ended the DNC vibing!
She was energetic during her performance of "In Common"  which I'm not sure why was performed since some of the lyrics are "you must be messed up to", "who wants to love somebody like me"...
Why The Tampon Tax Is Awesome
If you haven't heard ladies there's a new tampon tax that can have you putting more moolah in the bank.
 
This so great especially  if your a woman living in New York state.Thanks  to Governor Cuomo it has just become the 11th state to repeal the tax on menstrual pro…
KimYe Has A Job For You
Are you a beauty blogger?Love makeup and fashion?Have thousands of followers?
If you answered yes to all these questions than the other half of Kanye wants to hire you!
 
Well kinda she's executive producing a reality competition show between beauty bloggers all around the world.And,...
Time For The 90’s Takeover
I've been waiting for this tour to come this way!!
The I love the 90's tour will be making its way to the Cap City on December 1st at Times Union Square.I'm really anxious to check out  the ladies that ran the 80's...
My Day At The Saratoga Fair
I was on a mission yesterday.....
The Saratogs County Fair kicked off yesterday and I was on a mission.My ultimate goal was to find and eat as many candy apples as my stomach could take.I only got to one but kudos to me for big aspirations...
Join Me For Summer Fest
Join me for the Summer Fest family party. It is Saturday, July 9, from noon to 2 p.m. at Delaware Branch! Only Delaware and Washington Ave. branches are open on July 9.
This free outdoor family-friendly festival features bounce houses, activities, games, close-up magic, a robot dance-o…
Movie Tickets For Just A Buck
Are you ready for Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Express?
 
Take your entire family and I do mean the ENTIRE family to catch a movie this summer with this absolutely fab special!
The Regal Cinema in Clifton Park Center will host the Regal Summer Movie Express on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10:00a…
Ridiculous Laws In New York
I came across this article today and I thought I'd share it with all of you.It's some of the most ridiculous laws to hit the books.
I was cracking up on a few of these while others had me puzzled.These are just a few ridiculous laws you may want to remember on your next visit into the city.…
Free Summer Meals For Kids In Albany
This summer The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York will be providing free meals for kids under the age of 18.
Meals will be offered:
• 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 27-Sept. 2., at Sheridan Park, corner of Sheridan Avenue and Dove Street, Albany
• 8:30-9:30 a...
Highlights From The Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run
This event was amazing!Not only was there kettle corn but the best lemonade you could've had on a warm day. Kids got to run a mile long course through themed inflatable bounce houses.Thanks to all that came out it was truly great to meet and speak with everyone...
Three New Reports Of Zika Virus In U.S
The CDC provided few details about the women, their pregnancies, birth defects or their severity in its first accounting of pregnancy outcomes involving the virus.
Three babies with birth defects caused by Zika have been born in the US.Birth def...

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