Whole Foods is coming to Harlem. You know what that means, right? This New York City enclave steeped in African American history and culture is changing before our eyes.
Since my millennial Channing moved to this northern section of New York City borough of Manhattan last year, I’ve explored first-hand the look and feel of this once major hub of African American businesses and culture. Picture the Harlem Renaissance.
The claim to fame for Napa Valley is exploring its nearly 400 wineries. And I can see why. Napa Valley’s climate creates the ideal location to grow wine grapes. But the rolling hills and clear skies set the stage for a worthwhile visit to Northern Cali. Specifically, Napa Valley, the perfect venue for a smooth jazz getaway. […]
The Memorial Day weekend marks when our annual Hershey soirée takes place for an evening of high style. This year, Club 21, a private organization for African-American men, celebrates their journey of success in the Harrisburg area for seven decades. Just like we don’t want to overlook the significance of Memorial Day as just a […]
My first visit to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in the nation’s capital was on December 21, 2016. I left the museum without experiencing all that the newest Smithsonian had to offer. One day was really not enough. So, I went back. This time with fourteen people ready to […]
Every year in March, I don’t miss the chance to awaken my senses to see and smell spring blooms at the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. This year’s theme was Holland: Flowering the World. My BFF Cynthia and I got the chance to tip-toe through the tulips inside the Philadelphia Convention Center located on Arch Street between Broad […]
Did you know that New York City has a total of 83 museums among the five boroughs? I had the chance to discover one of them — the Museum of the City of New York. For those of you who have been following the Age of Grace for the past four years, you know that […]
You know it’s the end of any year when you see and hear all the television commercials for gym memberships and weight loss opportunities. For me, the end of the year signals its time to make another vision board. Each year, nearly 50 percent of Americans vow to change their behavior come January 1st, resolving to […]