Happy Mon(Daé) 24

Mon(Daé) Motivation Happy Monday. We’ve finished an entire week in 2019 and we deserve a pat on the back. Winter is still here with a bit of a vengeance but the countdown to vacation next month is on. 412 Fresh (Events) There’s a few awesome events coming up. Here are a few of my favs….

A Tale Of Two Cities: What’s Up with the Other Steel City?

Pittsburgh makes list after list for being one of the most livable cities and I can see how but there’s no such thing as growth without growing pains. October 2018 I  started a fellowship (an internship-like position) with PublicSource and attended the EcoDistrict Summit in Minnesota. Who knew that a summit focused on racial equity, climate…

24 Things I’ve Accomplished Before 30

I’ve been told that I have so many stories to be so young. I’ve looked to several other bucket lists for things to do before I’m thirty and quickly came to the realization that, “been there done that” is a straight up mood. Observations like this is why I no longer participate in games of…

The 2018 Hustle Her Way Summit Dropped Gems

The Hustle Her Way Summit can’t be labeled as conference. Conference is an understatement as at a conference you stay and listen and the information you’ve gathered from it probably never leaves that venue. This was an eye opening experience full of so many positive women making boss moves. Although it was only three days,…

412 Fresh-ish: 4 Things Pittsburgh Should Work On

Pittsburgh makes list after list and it’s awesome to see the city get so much shine. Pittsburgh is affordable, the food scene is enough to make my wallet cry, and for the most part the people are nice. With all great things though does come downfalls. Pittsburgh has some areas it can improve on. Pittsburgh’s…

Seat Yourself at Federal Galley

What’s better than going to one yummy restaurant? Going to four under one roof is the correct answer. And just when you think that there’s no way the peeps at Smallman Galley can outdo themselves, they did! Federal Galley is located at Nova Place and it’s just as cool as its location and bigger than…

10 Anti-Basic Pittsburgh Dates

Dinner and a movie is so 2008 when it comes to dating. In a scene where dating is easy as swiping right, effort always leaves the best impression and creativity builds memories. Pittsburgh is anything but basic when it comes to things to do so I’ve compiled a list of things other than dinner and…

412 Fresh: Superior Motors

Superior Motors taught me a valuable lesson. Never write a restaurant review the same day as your visit because great food and experiences stay fresh in your mind forever. My summer Yelp review was written hours after my visit to Superior Motors  and now that I’ve had time to marinate what better time than ever…

412 Faces: Jazz Garcelle

Aspiration: Full-Time Singer/Model/Actress Dream Music Festival Lineup: Jessie J, Christina Aguilera, MIA Favorite 412 Place: The Point If I were trapped on an island and could only have three things they would be: case of drinkable water, music player and hair products It wouldn’t surprise me if Jazz Garcelle’s first words were actually notes to…

412 Fresh: Happy Hauntings at Kennywood

Kennywood is open! Yes, your pants are fine and no your eyes don’t deceive you. Drive by Kennywood any Saturday or Sunday afternoon (between 12pm-4pm) and you’ll notice  Kiddieland crawling with activities fit for tiny ghouls and goblins. Kids that are too young for Phantom Fright Nights are welcome to dress up in costume and…