Category Archives: Offbeat

Would you be upset if your fiancé purchased your engagement ring from Costco?

To me love has become a material thing. When discussing relationships with my sisters and friends, they never really ask “is he good to you?” “is he honest?” The comments and questions tend to lean on the material side. Every time engagement rings are on display at Costco, me and my sisters have the same […]

  • Networking Event: Networking in the HubOffbeat

    On Tuesday, July 24th, I had the pleasure of attending the Networking in the Hub event which was organized by Hempstead Uniondale Times (HU Times) editor Elseah W. Cheah. HU Times  is an independent community based newspaper that connects communities of color to positive news in the local Hempstead, Long Island area. I do not […]

  • Networking Event: Hempstead RebirthOffbeat

    We all have heard of separation of church and state, but should there be a separation of church and business? On August 2, 2012, I had the opportunity to attend the Hempstead Rebirth Open House. Hempstead Rebirth CDC is a nonprofit, faith-based organization founded by Pastor Curtis Riley. The goal of this organization is to […]

  • Nomadness travel tribe is the new urban travel movementOffbeat

    I love to travel and see the world. I haven’t had a chance to go to every one of my dream countries, but because of the Nomadness Travel Tribe, I feel like I am prepared for anything. Last year I was invited by a friend to join the online Facebook Nomadness Travel Tribe page. Inspiring, […]

  • Networking Event: Women Leadership SeriesOffbeat

    On Saturday June 23rd, I had the pleasure of attending the Elevated Ladies Unite Women Executive Leadership Series which was organized by the Elevated Ladies Unite founder, Lithera Forbes. Elevated Ladies Unite is a business service and consulting company for women business professionals. When I first entered the building, I was warmly greeted by Ms. […]

  • Movie review: InkOffbeat

    Ink (2009, NR) directed by Jamin Winans, starring: Quinn Hunchar, Chris Kelly, & Jessica Duffy. Ink is a movie that viewers will either love or hate, not too many will be in between. Ink is a movie about a young girl whose soul was stolen while dreaming, by a lost soul called Ink. Ink needs the young […]