Nicole’s job as a music buyer is just one reason we want to steal her iPod. Her love of hip-hop and show tunes (but not hip-hop show tunes) combined with her inventive dance moves (sexy robot, anyone?) and amazing voice also make this secretly shy Buffalo native a karaoke genius. With a love of Korean food, RuPaul and bargain shopping, you never know what awesome direction a conversation with Nicole may take. And she has an amazingly cute dog whose name is Megabite!
One night in December, I may have stumbled into BK Night Bazaar after an evening of cocktails and drunk-purchased one of Snash‘s rings (the Ice Cream one, to be exact). Well, like most drunk purchases in my life, it ended up being one of my favorite items. In vino…shopping veritas? For me, yes. I wear(…)
Okayplayer’s Mixtape Mondays feature has opened me up to a whole new world of mixtapes. I am Jasmine, they are Aladdin and this particular mixtape is RUH RUH LIKE A DUNGEON DRAGON. DJ Young EZ describes Guaranteed Raw Vol. 1 as such: “An hour of classic 90s hip-hop shit cause Dipset is what’s ‘old school’(…)
On a recent outing searching for dresses at Urban Outfitters (a truly useless search), I stumbled on a pair of Pons Avarcas and thought I had hit the jackpot. For the uninitiated, these sandals are a balearic island staple. I can still picture my aunt’s sandal-clad feet in my earliest childhood memories, sporting the Avarcas(…)
Understatement of the century: buses in Brooklyn can be unreliable. I had given up on waiting for the bus at ALL unless I actually saw it coming with my own eyes…until the advent of the Bus Checker app! With this app, you can zoom in on any bus stop, click on it and see a(…)
There are certain times when everything on the racks fits your body type, and you could go from H&M to Opening Ceremony and find a suit that fit. This season, however, I’ve been fresh outta luck – and I’m assuming anyone with more than a C-cup is feeling the same way. Step into Forever 21,(…)
I can’t think of any way to describe Angel Olsen that isn’t off the charts hyperbolic, so I’ll just come out and say that she’s THE BEST EVER. Her records (especially her latest – Burn Your Fire for No Witness) and her videos have been on constant repeat for me…but to really get the full(…)