How To Make It A Fun And Festive July 4 2017 Celebration

Many of us in Harlem are looking forward to the celebrations that bring our nation together every July 4th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Great Tips For Honoring Memorial Day And Kicking Off The Summer Season From Harlem To Hollis

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. Some people see it as the official kickoff of the summer barbecuing, swimming and fun season. Continue Reading →

11 Super Bowl Party Guest Etiquette Tips

Okay, let’s get it out of the way the NY Jets and the New York Giants did not make the Super Bowl LI, so it’s the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons battling it out in Houston on Sunday, February 5th, 2017.  Continue Reading →

How To Best Handle Those Heated Political Conversations As Trump Is Sworn In

By Sharon Schweitzer

President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into office as the 45th Commander-in-Chief this Friday, January 20, 2017.  Continue Reading →

The 10 Rules Of Holiday Gift Giving Etiquette

the-10-rules-of-holiday-gift-giving-etiquetteThanksgiving is over and the holiday shopping season is in full swing.  Buying all those gifts for everyone on your list can get expensive and overwhelming.  Continue Reading →

How To Engage In Or Decline A Political Conversation

Panel TalkingAfter last week’s RNC and this week’s DNC, politics is on everyone’s mind. But what’s the best way from Harlem to Hollis to respond when someone asks you, “Which candidate do you support” or “Who are you going to vote for?” Continue Reading →

8 Tips For National Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Cell_Phone month in harlemBy Sharon Schweitzer

You’re in a business meeting and someone’s phone starts ringing. You’re in a restaurant and your date is looking at his or her phone all evening instead of talking to you. Continue Reading →

8 Tips For A Great Mother’s Day Celebration From Harlem To Harare

blanche warner finalShe held you in her arms when you were a baby. She took care of you when you didn’t feel well or had a rough day at school. She may even help care for your own kids these days.  Continue Reading →