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Literary Treasures 

Latise Howie: Black and White

To sit and talk with at with award winning author Latise M. Howie, you learn so much more about this multitalented sister. The creative mind behind The Chronicles: Elevator Silence, The Chronicles: Sidetracked and, The Chronicles: Highways, Intersections and Exits is also a mother of three amazing children, a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. To even say that her works are spiritually lead and engaging would be an understatement:   for they allow the reader to truly look within, relate and emerge with a newfound understanding and connection to their lives….

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Music 

The 2016 Queen City Awards: 10 Years of Bringing All Genres and Professionals Together!

  This year’s Queen City Awards left nothing to chance with multi-talented artists and individuals in attendance. Held December 10th 2016 at Community Outreach Christian Ministries in Charlotte NC, the event definitely heated up things that Saturday evening! As nominees and attendees arrived, they were greeted by a red carpet affair that caught  much of the style and fashion that is synonymous to the Queen City Awards.  Keeping the crowd live and engaged was the people’s host, Cedrice “Nuff Ced” Brown, and music provided by DJ Phassad, a double hit of talent, perfect…

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Food and Wine 

Soul Central: Southern Home Cooking Indeed!!

Soul Central http://soulcentralfood.com/ 2903 Central Avenue Charlotte, NC, 28205 Phone: 980-349-4015 Hours of Operation: Tue-Sat: 11-8pm Mon: 11-6pm Sun: Closed There’s Soul Food in Plaza Midwood Ya’ll! So during my stint in Uptown Charlotte, I would walk with several colleagues to Lola’s on Brevard. You remember Lola’s, that spot that stayed packed with everyone in there for the delicious soul food and great customer service. When word got out that Lola’s was closing, we were stunned, as it was so abrupt, and in all those loyal customers’ minds was “are…

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Music 

R&B’s Newfound Hero: Romonta

So of course we pride ourselves in keeping the readers informed on the hottest talent and those creating that buzz. When I saw this brother Romonta on Facebook at an event keeping the crowd engaged and showcasing a style merging elements of up-top and down-south, our interest was piqued! The artist Romonta was born and raised in Hampton, Virginia, and from the living room of family functions to gospel group in high school, to treading a hallowed path reserved by a few at the world famous Apollo Theater, Romonta knew…

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Archived Stories Food and Wine 

Chef Mona…Her Xclusive Twist on the Culinary World!

So if you know me…I love food. Not just the taste, but the way the chef prepares the dish with meticulous care. And presentation is a must! Not just throwing things together onto a plate, but an arrangement of delicacies that makes your eyes as satisfied as the palate after the first bite…. Meeting Chef Mona years ago at a live broadcast allowed me the opportunity to taste her creations, and now some time later after her stint overseas and various clientele, we got the opportunity to chat with the chef…

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