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Made in America: 808s & First Dates

My first date was a Kanye West concert. It took until I was 18 years old and two months into college, but I was asked out shortly after Temple’s Homecoming … Continue reading

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While I don’t possess “the sort of mind that can bend spoons,” I do wield some incredible powers of attraction. Or, at least I did this past week when I … Continue reading

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Happier Hour: Frankford Hall

Nothing says “fun” like a planned, awkward and compulsory work happy hour. But if you have to go out and have one beer on the company dime, Frankford Hall is the place … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear Christina Perri: The Electric Factory

Dear Christina Perri, Is it weird to say that I’ve followed your career since we were in high school? And by having to ask — and addressing you personally on my … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

What a Dandy Lion: Brunch in the City

I’ve never “done brunch.” Never. It’s like a rite of passage in a young woman’s life. So, a friend and I made a reservation for The Dandelion. This Steven Starr corner pub-restaurant … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Silver Linings & Synchronicity

Before the movie deal, before “The” was dropped from the title, and long before Jennifer Lawrence took her now-famous fall on the steps on the way to meet Oscar, I came … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

DIY: How to Make Snow Ice Cream

When life gives you snow, make snow ice cream! A Facebook friend shared the recipe from Gimme Some Oven. All you need is milk, sugar, salt, vanilla extract and some freshly fallen, … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment