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La Partie Rouge

The American College of Building Arts hosted its annual Red Party at the Charleston Old City Jail.  This year we were taken back to 18th century France for a decadent masquerade party. Deserts and morsels abound. The guest came dressed in their finest lace with coiffures to die for.   Aristocrats from near and far attended. The event his held every year to raise money for the [...]

La Partie Rouge2016-10-16T08:19:47+00:00

The Battery

Living in Charleston affords me a few benefits. I'm close to the beach. Everyone I meet is usually related to me. and I get to enjoy beautiful architecture. I went on a stroll to The Battery and got the chance to walk around this amazing neighborhood. Most of these houses are well over 150 years old and have gone through many renovations. Some say [...]

The Battery2017-01-20T18:02:10+00:00

Russell Jackson Weekend

This weekend the darkness brought me to Jacksonville, Florida for the wedding of a man whom I love, admire, and respect; to the love of his life. James and Lisa are now cleaved. Their initial meeting was on the campus of Florida A&M University but their love didn't mature until later in life. "Dey is married na!" The Florida-Georgia couple had a wonderful celebration at [...]

Russell Jackson Weekend2018-01-14T20:02:52+00:00

A Night in Duval

This past weekend I had the opportunity to be in the wedding of one of my closest friends in Jacksonville, Fl. Despite living in the Florida panhandle for four years, I had never gotten a chance to hang out in Jacksonville, the city affectionately called "DUVALL!!!!" by the natives. After the reception the frat brothers and company decided to have a night out on the [...]

A Night in Duval2016-10-16T08:19:47+00:00

L’appel et Cornue

 World renown french range maker La Cornue hosted an intimate affair at Signature Kitchen and Baths of Charleston this past Wednesday. Chef de cuisine Larissa Taboryski prepared delectable morsels for the crowd. Both the wine and signature 1908 bourbon cocktails were smooth. The event showcased the beautiful ranges of La Cornue as well as one of my favorite items of the [...]

L’appel et Cornue2016-10-16T08:19:48+00:00

There’s nothing like a new toothbrush…

There's nothing like a new toothbrush. That sensation it causes as it massages your gums and cleans is awesome. Spring cleaning gives us a chance to clear out debris and all the things that hold us back making way for new energy to help guide our paths. With nature, sometimes the thing that's cleared away isn't always something we want to let go. The Mount [...]

There’s nothing like a new toothbrush…2015-12-19T13:37:11+00:00

Out of the Blue

This week Baker Motors presents the 8th annual Charleston fashion week. Last night was an awesome show that included the stylings of Cavortress, Ike Behar, and one of my personal favorites, David Hart.  The glitterati and taste makers were all present.  Charleston Fashion Week is the brainchild of Ayoka Lucas and every year it never fails to excite. It's one of the city's, if not [...]

Out of the Blue2016-10-16T08:19:48+00:00

Aloha Waikiki

This year thanksgiving went a little differently for the Dark Warrior. I was unable to spend the holiday enjoying the elders and eating turkey. For me thanksgiving was spent in NY being thankful that I have a great friend with an awesome apartment. Black Friday was spent flying 11 hours back in time to a Hawaiian getaway. The flight to Hawaii had me going nuts [...]

Aloha Waikiki2016-10-16T08:19:48+00:00

Roaring 20’s

This past Friday The American College of the Building Arts transformed the Old Charleston City Jail into the West Egg. This 1920's Great Gatsby themed fundraiser was replete with flappers, barbershop quartets and bootleggers galore. The color for this chilly night was a warm passionate red, appropriate for the spirit of [...]

Roaring 20’s2016-10-16T08:19:49+00:00

Ssh…we’re raising money!

This Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the Children's Museum of the Low-country's annual silent auction fundraiser. This year the bus shed was transformed into a Brazilian block party complete with band and dancers. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to supporting scholarships, museum admissions, educational day-camps and programming to underserved and special needs children and their families.  This was my first silent auction [...]

Ssh…we’re raising money!2017-01-20T17:51:41+00:00
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