How Rick Ross, Cardi B and other celebrities spent Memorial Day

The first major national holiday has passed in the United States since the global pandemic began. Memorial Day, which marks the official start of summer each year, was very different for many people this year as we continue to quarantine and practice social distancing. The typical cookouts, picnics, pool parties and other large gatherings we’re […]

Woman fired after she pulls a gun on Black couple on vacation (video)

A simple visit to a lake in Starkville, Mississippi, resulted in terror for a Black couple during the Memorial Day weekend. Jessica Richardson posted to Facebook her encounter with a gun-toting White woman, upset that the couple was on the lake.  Fortunately, violence did not ensue, but Richardson was upset that the unidentified woman thought […]

Refreshing cider cocktails with Stella Artois Cidre Frosé

Rosé once again is on-trend this season serving as a warm weather staple and this refreshing cocktail infuses the perfect mix of flavors to create a taste of summer in a glass!  Stella Artois is debuting a rosé-inspired cocktail recipe with a twist – the Stella Artois Cidre Hibiscus Frosé. Stella Artois Cidre is a refreshing, perfectly balanced cider – […]

Grillin’ steak, shrimp or chicken this Memorial Day? Here’s a Mexican favorite

Add spice to entertaining this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kickoff to summer. Warmer weather may mean finding ways to cool off, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring bold flavors to the gathering you’re hosting with family and friends. Whether it’s a barbecue bash or a casual pool party, there is a flavorful blend […]

Drink these cocktails on Memorial Day instead of beer

Memorial Day weekend is here. To complete your annual barbecue, pool party, or simple family gathering, we’ve compiled a list of cocktails sure to stand out at your get together – even after a long day on your feet shopping. For all the details on our top pick libations keep scrolling. As always, remember to drink […]

10 things to do in Atlanta for Memorial Day

All fall, winter and spring you’ve been praying for summer to begin. Well, this weekend marks the traditional start of your favorite season, and what are you going to do about it? While your packed list of Memorial Day weekend festivities may be filled with tons of merriment Saturday and Sunday, don’t run out of […]

Memorial Day 2016: The only memes you need to see

via GIPHY Happy Memorial Day! While many will gather around the barbecue to celebrate the three day weekend, with close friends and family, it’s also a time of reflection, dedicated to all the fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect our country. To mark the holiday, we’ve complied a series of the best Memorial […]

7 ways to celebrate Memorial Day 2016, under $25

Happy Memorial Day weekend. CelebratingMemorial Day weekend doesn’t have to be break the bank. In 2015, Americans spent an average of about $200 on Memorial Day weekend on food, beverages and shopping, according to a Goodshop survey. To avoid blowing your rent money this go around, we’ve compiled a list of five ways to celebrate […]

Woman jailed for stabbing another woman over the last barbecue rib

Violence erupted in Muncie, Indiana, over food during Memorial Day weekend. According to The Star Press, the incident occurred while people were gathered for a holiday cookout. Sabrina Davis was a guest at the home and apparently used the opportunity to do what most people do at a cookout, eat. However, Davis had allegedly taken […]

Baltimore Police Department: 28 shot, 9 fatally, during Memorial Day weekend

This past Memorial Day holiday proved especially violent for the city of Baltimore. According to police, at least 28 people were shot and nine were killed in unrelated incidents. Thirty-five people have been killed so far in May, the deadliest month for the city since December of 1999. These killings are troubling in light of the violent protests […]

Tasty and creative dishes for your Memorial Day bash

Memorial Day is here and many of you are preparing for your barbecues and cookouts. (This writer has jerk chicken in the refrigerator that I will be cooking in my Phillips Viva Collection Digital Airfryer later.) We spoke to the good people over at Hogshead Tavern, a craft beer bar that also serves interesting and creative food in […]

President Barack Obama sends personal message on Memorial Day

The Memorial Day 2014 holiday was held yesterday in honor of the American troops who have fought for our freedom. In their honor, President Barack Obama, via his Facebook page, posted the below quote: “Today, we pause to remember our fallen troops, to mourn their loss, and to pray for their loved ones. Though our hearts ache, we […]

5 best places to photograph for Memorial Day

Let’s engage in a bit of hypothetical scenarios, shall well? As we lounge around and enjoy this Memorial Day holiday, let’s suppose that we could fly to anywhere around the world to engage in a round of leisure photography. Where would we go? What would we photograph? While I give you some time to mull […]

Celebs send Memorial Day messages via Twitter

Happy Memorial Day to all those who help us U.S. citizens safe. Today is not about BBQ’s, pool parties and an extra day off, it is about all those who help keep our country free. Check out more messages in the flip. -joi pearson @joiapearson

Carmelo Anthony among celebs wearing exclusive headwear line, Twnty Two

Gone are the days when a hat was just an accessory used to complement your clothes. Today, hats are a vital piece of one’s fashion ensemble. With this in mind, veteran music journalist Datwon Thomas (Vibe, XXL, King Magazine) and his partners Gary Gonzalez and Sade Rogers started Twnty Two, a lifestyle brand specializing in […]

10 things to do in Atlanta for Memorial Day weekend

Atlanta Jazz Festival Piedmont Park 1320 Monroe Dr., NE, Atlanta  30306 The 37th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival will take place May 23 – May 25 in Piedmont Park. Concerts will be performed across three stages — the main stage, an international stage and a local stage. Featured performers include Ahmad Jamal, Christian Scott, Kemba Cofield, Rialto […]

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