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#BakedbyAssataSAYS Bake Sale, Part 4

Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 8:42 am

I hate to say it but Summer is almost over :( That also means that the monthly bake sales I’ve been doing are nearing the end. The fourth sale will be next week Saturday, August 24, 2013. There will only be ONE more sale after this one so I hope to see you all again soon!

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#BakedbyAssataSAYS Bake Sale, Part 3

Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 11:28 am

They say “third time’s the charm,” right? Well, I guess only time will tell if the third installment of my summer bake sale will be even more successful than the last two. In May it rained. In June I got a nasty sun burn on my shoulder. This time, I’m covering myself completely with sunblock and packing extra umbrellas! Rain or shine, this sale is going down! I hope to see you all there!

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HerAgenda Panel: Next Gen Women Leaders

Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Rhonesha of HerAgenda.com is moderating her third panel discussion this year on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The topic for the evening is “Developing The Next Generation of Women Leaders.” Aside from the great discussion that’s bound to take place, I’ll be baking for the event, Moo.com is providing free business cards to attendees, and guests will have a chance to win “First Globals Understanding, Managing, & Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation” and a 30 minute coaching session with author/millennial expert Joan Snyder Kuhl.

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HerAgenda.com Panel: Developing The Next Generation of Women Leaders
Thursday, July 25, 2013, 7pm
Microsoft (6th floor)
1290 6th Avenue
btwn 51st and 52nd Street
New York, NY

To purchase your $10 ticket ($5 if you’re a student), click here.

For more info on the panel click here or visit HerAgenda.com.

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A Special Thank You

Monday, June 17th, 2013 at 1:21 pm

This past Saturday was my second #BakedbyAssataSAYS Bake Sale and I am happy to report that it was a success! I sold out of everything and got to see so many happy faces. The best part of the day was seeing everyone’s reaction after trying the samples. The macarons were a big hit.

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Check out this Vine that Rhonesha posted at the sale:

I want to thank everyone who reblogged, and reposted, and retweeted, and regramed about the sale. I also want to thank everyone who came out in the blazing sun to buy stuff and hang out with me. I appreciate you all and I hope we can all do it again next month!

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#BakedbyAssataSAYS Bake Sale, Part 2

Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 10:00 am

It’s back again! Last month I held my first, public bake sale. Things went well despite the persistant (and pretty annoying) rain but I’m very eager to see how much better things will be this time around. I’m anticipating even warmer weather since this one will take place in June.

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It’s National Doughnut Day!

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 at 10:00 am

…almost. National Doughnut Day is Friday and as usual, Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts is celebrating by giving away free doughnuts. My new, favorite doughnut spot, Dough, is also joining in on the festivities.

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Dough has the BEST specialty doughnuts I’ve ever tasted and for every purchase you make on Friday, you’ll be entered to win 4 free doughnuts a week for a year! I’m still waiting to hear if this deal is good through the Smorgasburg Market in the Whole Foods on Bowery where Dough also sells. By the way, if you can make it to either location. try the Passion Fruit Donughnut with Cocoa Nibs (it’s my all time fav!).

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SummerStage 2013

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 at 7:44 am

Every year, the City Parks Foundation helps to put on free shows at parks across New York City.

“SummerStage, a program of City Parks Foundation, presents performances of outstanding artistic quality, free of charge, to serve the diverse communities of New York City.” — CPF Website

I’ve already marked up my date-book with the shows I intend to see; already 7 for the month.

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Flatbush Zombies and Rakim will be at Red hook Park on Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, 2013 (respectively).

To see the complete Summer Stage calendar (including Yasiin Beys performance in Central Park on Monday, June 24, 2013), click here.

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::UPDATE:: BAM and Uncle Ralph Host Late Night Dance Party

Sunday, May 19th, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Seems like next weekend will be the dance party weekend of May. The Do Over is on Sunday and I just found out that Dance Africa at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will be holding a free, late night dance party on Saturday hosted by uncle Ralph McDaniels.

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Creator of the groundbreaking television program Video Music Box—the first and longest show to cover hip-hop and urban music and culture—Brooklyn-bred “video visionary” (The Village Voice) Ralph McDaniels has been a pioneering hip-hop tastemaker for three decades and counting. Uncle Ralph takes over the turntables and visuals with Video Mix Live at BAMcafé, where he’ll be laying down soul, funk, R&B, dancehall, and hip-hop beats until 3am. — via BAM.org

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The Do Over is Back in Brooklyn

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 at 11:17 am

Almost one year after the first party of 2012, the Do Over will be back in Brooklyn! I’ve been waiting a few weeks for the official announcement of the location and guests DJs but a bit of digging led me to that info.

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The Do Over, a huge day party featuring some of the most notable musical artists and DJs will be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at The Well in Williamsburg.

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#BakedbyAssataSAYS Bake Sale

Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 2:00 am

When I had AssataSAYS.com redone a few weeks ago, I had a “baked” tab added so that you guys would be able to order some of the stuff I bake. Well, for those of you who’ve been hesitant to order things you’ve never tried, you can try some samples at my bake sale on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

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I’ll be selling Chocolate Macarons, Oatmeal-Cranberry cookies, and everyone’s favorite, Sweet Potato Pie Bites.

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