Memorial Day and it’s time to play

May 22, 2009

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here. Three day weekend and all the sunshine you can shake a stick at. There are soooo many things going on I don’t know where to start.

First things first, I hope you have a BBQ lined up (or two). A BBQ is a must for a weekend like this to be truly epic. There’s nothing like getting some good grub outdoors fresh off the grill with a cold side and a cold beverage to match. BBQ’s are the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted with old friends, run into old girlfriends/boyfriends and listen to some good ole music from back in the days. I have two on deck this weekend but that’s just part of the plan.

Next up you need to look for a street fair. In Brooklyn this weekend is the illustrious Dance Africa festival. Outdoor and indoor even located at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. This happens every year rain or shine where tons of vendors come together for the love of mother Africa (and money). The food there is always on tilt as well as the ladies. Fellas if you are rolling dolo from state to state these days you might want to pay a visit. Dance Afrika is happening all weekend starting Saturday thru Monday. Enjoy

Dance Africa 2009

And last but not least there’s the late night parties. On Sunday this year there are gonna be a gang of events in the city. Down in Brooklyn there’s the regular reggae party at Deity. In the city DJ Scratch is having his birthday party over at SUTRA. Rich Medina and Bobbito are having their yearly summer party series Happy Feet start up at Le Poisson Rouge. So if you’re like me I’m sure I’ll see you out and about at something. Let’s get it!

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