Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

Black Professionals to Mix and Mingle Around Downtown Charleston During the Entrepreneurs Who Eat Restaurant Crawl

By Damion Smalls Amongst various other professional ventures, Kimberly Bowman helms Exquisite Enterprises, which is hosting its latest Entrepreneurs Who Eat event Monday, October 29. The intrepid 2010 Burke High valedictorian created the networking series to give business professionals and owners the opportunity to take time away from the everyday grind for some much needed…

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Krystal Klear Productions Announces North Charleston October Events

Krystal Klear Productions presents The Entrepreneurial Kickback (TEK): The Business Brunch Edition on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Lightroom Studios (2070 Northbrook Blvd., Suite A5, North Charleston, SC 29406). Attendees will receive refreshment, networking opportunities, business information from other business owners, and relaxation. The overall purpose of this event is for entrepreneurs…

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Naturally Geechee

By Patrice Smith Abenaa Moore, a Johns Island native, is so proud of her Gullah Geechee heritage that she named her skin care company Naturally Geechee. “Naturally Geechee pays homage to who we are as a people and it says who I am,” says Moore whose product line was developed because of a medical condition…

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Merry Magical Memories: The 29th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights opens November 9 at James Island County Park

The Holiday Festival of Lights returns to James Island County Park in November for its 29th year! This spectacular light show is one of Charleston’s most beloved holiday events, featuring an estimated two million shimmering lights. The Holiday Festival of Lights is open every evening, rain or shine, from Nov. 9, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019.…

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Where to Get Haunted and Spooked This Halloween Season

Halloween is a big business industry these days, and the commerce of the holiday in the U.S. will exceed $10 billion this year. But what drives this growing industry? For the average family, Halloween over the years traditionally included nothing more than buying candy and costumes for little kids to go trick-or-treating. But, over the…

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Spirit Halloween Unearths this Season’s Haunts and Howls with Annual Top Costume Trends for 2018

When witches roam the skies and black cats yowl with delight, it can only mean one thing – it must be Halloween! Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, is opening its doors for another ghoulish season. As the premier destination for all things Halloween, Spirit reveals the must-have costume trends for…

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Building Bridges from Africa to America: NNPA Makes Historic Inaugural Trip to Ile-Ife, Nigeria

By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA International Correspondent For the first time in the history of its existence, the National Newspaper Publishers Association, which represents over 200 Black-owned media companies across the U.S., has made its way to Ile-Ife in Nigeria for a culturally impactful inaugural trade mission. The NNPA, under the leadership of its president…

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