FLOWERS IN AN ARRAY OF COLORS ARE POPPIN’ VIVIDLY ACROSS THE BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN LANDSCAPE

With Cherry Blossom season now over, the peonies and pansies are taking charge and are now on full glorious display across the landscape of Brooklyn’s renowned Botanic Garden. Bold and matte colors of pinks, whites, reds, yellows and purples bloom with pride across the Garden beckoning bees, birds, lizards and humans to take in its array of beauty. Taking in the wondrous display of mother … Continue reading FLOWERS IN AN ARRAY OF COLORS ARE POPPIN’ VIVIDLY ACROSS THE BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN LANDSCAPE

Bruh, what Super Bowl? It was all about Marshmello killin’ it with that Epic Fortnite mini concert

Reader, raise your hand if you’re a parent with children from age three through seventeen years. You own a video game console. Your kids are avid video game players and Fortnite is the video game most obsessed over in your home. Raise your hand if, in addition, the gaming consoles you have an accompanying Spotify account so your kids can jam to their playlist of … Continue reading Bruh, what Super Bowl? It was all about Marshmello killin’ it with that Epic Fortnite mini concert

The voice of Aretha Franklin shines in full operatic aria in ‘The Upside’ movie with star Kevin Hart

Music travels with us throughout our lives. It makes the world go round. For many, it is a lifesaver, gateway to the soul and makes up the soundtrack of our lives. Like the great reggae artist,  Bob Marley so eloquently says, “When the  beat hits, you feel no pain.”   This brings me to the recent release of ‘The Upside‘ a comedy-drama starring funny guy Kevin … Continue reading The voice of Aretha Franklin shines in full operatic aria in ‘The Upside’ movie with star Kevin Hart

I froze my bum off to see the House of Louis Vuitton’s exhibition “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez and it was worth it!

Taking the solo trip in single digit temps to the former New York City location of the American Stock Exchange to see  “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton exhibition, one day before its closing on Jan 7th, was in two words- worth it!   Yes, I went solo and yup, it was a frigid  6 degrees outside in the Big Apple, but your girl survived. I was … Continue reading I froze my bum off to see the House of Louis Vuitton’s exhibition “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez and it was worth it!

GRAMMY NOMINATED SOUL SINGER LEON BRIDGES TALKS ABOUT LOVING YOURSELF, HAVING PATIENCE AND HIS MOM’S YUMMY GUMBO -by Debra Lewis-Boothman

Want to know who inspires newest singing sensation Leon Bridges? CrownHeightsMom did so I sat down to listen to   Coming Home  the debut album from the newcomer who’s nominated for a 2016 Grammy in the Best R&B Album category  alongside  acts like  D’Angelo, Jazmine Sullivan, Andra Day and  legend Charlie Wilson. Pumping through my beatsbydre pill was that  deep 50s and 60s’ soul  sound harkening back  to  the height of the … Continue reading GRAMMY NOMINATED SOUL SINGER LEON BRIDGES TALKS ABOUT LOVING YOURSELF, HAVING PATIENCE AND HIS MOM’S YUMMY GUMBO -by Debra Lewis-Boothman