[Black Business Interview Series] Sapphire's Spotlight on Talent & Stronger Than My Struggles by Melony Hill [Written by Shae McCoy]


Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, Interviews

. This week I bring to  you someone from Baltimore who is strong and leads by example. Melony Hill has been through trials and tribulations, but did not let them defeat her and has come out on top. She has been diagnosed with multiple emotional illnesses including depression and dissociative identity disorder. Even with the […]

September 16, 2017

[Black Business Interview Series] akiO's Glorious Heroes by Akio Evans [Written by Shae McCoy]


Art, Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, community, culture, Interviews

Don’t let anyone steer your wrong by telling you that nothing good comes out of Baltimore. Believe it or not, this city is the home of the movers, shakers, and tastemakers. 33-year-old Akio Evans definitely defies that stereotype. Growing up in the inner city of Baltimore wasn’t easy for most of us. We had to […]

September 8, 2017

[Black Business Interview Series] Jahfarii Beads


Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, fashion, Interviews, Uncategorized

“Where did you get your beads?” “They look so good on your wrist!” “Are those Jahfarii beads?” “Well, indeed they are,” I answer. Every time I wear my beads, they draw in many people. Who’s Jahfarii? According to my wrist, he’s a very talented man from Baltimore City. Jahfarii, or Lawrence, is a creative visionary […]

August 25, 2017

[QOTW] Baltimore Link or Baltimore Disconnect?: Do You Think the M.T.A.'s New Transit Makeover Is Doing More Harm Than Good? [Written by Shae McCoy]


Baltimore Businesses, current events, economy, question of the day

How are you getting around nowadays? Frustration brews as the Maryland Transit Administration transitions into the BaltimoreLink. You might have seen the subliminal’s around the city about the BaltimoreLink and didn’t pay it much attention. It seems like every week Baltimore is coming up with some new development, word to gentrification. You may have begun […]

June 23, 2017

[Local Events/Opinion] Lights Out Light City: Innovative Light Festival Concludes Its Second Year With A Bang [Written By Shae McCoy]


Art, Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, current events, entertainment, events

  Last weekend concluded the second year of the first large-scale Light festival in the United States. Light City was launched in 2016 by The Baltimore office of Promotion and the Arts (BOPA) and it has left its artistic footprint in the city. The festival takes up Baltimore’s  Inner Harbor and parts of Harbor East with over 50 attractions […]

April 12, 2017