Mama’s Got a Brand New Blog

Say hello to my little friend! I’ve already let you all know about my job — calendar editor of the Miami New Times reporting for duty. Now in addition to writing the calendar, I’ve got a new weekly blog! It’s very different from Afrobella — Pretty in the City is all beauty all the time, […]

Farewell, Fidel

Wow. This morning feels like history! I just woke up and it’s all over CNN and NPR already that Fidel Castro has resigned. A half century of communist rule, over. Just like that. Reporters are already congregating at Versailles on Calle Ocho here in Miami, and I am sure when I leave the safe quiet […]

Hey Hey — Mariah Giveaway

Did you miss that post? Go leave a comment there if you want to win The Adventures of Mimi 2-DVD box set. I’ve got five to distribute. And it’s been a beautiful thing reminiscing with you about your favorite Mariah song, y’all got me digging in the mental crates. So commenter Tai mentioned “Vanishing,” which […]