People take #control of #Downtown 🏢🏬🏨#LosAngeles #streets to enjoy #FUN 🚴🏾⛹🏾🏃🏽recreational activities all day long!!!

Downtown Los Angeles hosted the country’s ~LARGEST~ open streets event! 
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Main Streets in the #HeartOfTheCity❤️ were CLOSED to cars…and OPEN for #pedestrians ⛹🏾#bikers 🚵🏽 🚴🏾#joggers 🏃🏽#skaters  and #dogwalkers 🐶 to use as a recreational space… ALL DAY LONG!!

There were lots of #HappyFaces 😊🤗😄😃 and #GoodVibes up and down the streets the entire day!


Rest stops along the way… and DJ’s playing popular tunes to keep spirits High! There were Trikes, TALL Bikes, scooters, carriages, carts, wagons and more! Lots of energy! and exercising… everywhere you looked. Not only did this promote community unity… and FAMILY FUN… -but- #HEALTH and #WELLNESS too! 

People could get a close up look at the #CityScape…and all the progress on building construction projects.. and growth downtown… 

TRAFFIC FREE SIGHTSEEING  in #LA — AT YOUR OWN PACE…. #PRICELESS!!!


THOUSANDS of people turned out for the #Sunday #Funday enjoying a #pleasant and #safe #street #adventure perfect for the entire #family!


There were LOTS of give-aways… #HealthySnacks #Beverages plus #Free #BackPacks –courtesy of 7th and Fig.  

The popular shopping area filled with top restaurants… also provided a free #Jazz #Concert in the court yard! 🎷🎶🎤🎶 

#Cyclists could check their bikes.. at a free bike check… while they took time to shop, and grab a bite to eat. Discount coupons for stores and restaurants were also distributed..



…. as the sun ducked behind the tall buildings…and a cool breeze flowed through the streets…It’s the right time to say… #ItWasAGoodDay!

A peaceful finish to an exciting day of #exercise and #exploring the #LA way!


-Evette Dabney 
Evette Dabney is the FOUNDER and CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Sparkle-“E” Entertainment & Promotions. http://www.sparkle-e.com

Evette is available for FREE LANCE work, and TALENT services… writing and reporting for special events! e-mail  ceo.sparkle.e@gmail.com 💎

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Making Social Stops… Summer/Spring 2016

These signature social events are getting BIGGER every year!

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First stop:  The neighborhood Awards Beach Party in Vegas!

Now this was an ideal setting to just ~CHILL~ after a HOT VEGAS day! ~whew!~ The temperature July 24, 2016 was at a record high 🌡in the desert..🏜(114 degrees‼️) ♨️

The night, (thank goodness!) was easy breezy…as people continued to come from far and near for the scheduled social events.

The State Farm Neighborhood Awards Beach Party on the beautiful grounds of #MandalayBay was powered by… #SteveandMarjorieHarvey and great company!

My sorority sister  Carol and I were thrilled to attend.


Here we are @MandalayBay wave pool and Lagoon stage.

Definitely a fun filled evening!  We thoroughly enjoyed the State Farm Neighborhood Awards Beach Party with a festive crowd! 🏖

Fantastic performances by Jill Scott and DJ Silver Knight…really got the crowd of musical lovers going!🎶🎶

Jill Scott 🎤


 DJ Silver Knight.🎧

My Soror Carol and her lovely daughter Carmen.

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Jumped back into the **SPRING** of things!!!


Sundresses and Seersuckers is a premier event to kick off fashionable SPRINGTIME in Atlanta! 

The highly anticipated event… is sponsored by the Delta Mu Mu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

The glorious event takes place at the enchanting Heritage Sandy Springs Entertainment Lawn–in Sandy Springs.  The charming location includes both an indoor and outdoor space. 

DMM has raised the bar for Spring by creating an experience people talk about all year long!

 The relaxed yet chic and colorful atmosphere along with friends, great music, great food, drinks and weather. You’ll fine divine cuisine available… at a delightful selection of food trucks on location.

The 2016 schedule included a fantastic D.J, Live Jazz and R&B… and a phenomenal tribute to musical genius PRINCE💜!!!

The fashionable crowd had a blast! This is definitely the place to be.. to scope out trending fashions for the spring. 

You’ll also find the most handsome, well dressed and intelligent men from across the nation at this event! ( Quite a few eligible single men!😉)

The affair has became so popular and successful… that chartered trips have been arranged from key cities… 

There are so many wonderful things to say about this extraordinary event.. but the best part is–it’s for a good cause supporting the chapter’s Committment To Excellence (CTE) program. Congratulations to all the men involved for creating this SUCCESSFUL VENTURE!

I’m so glad I was able to attend this Sensational Affair… I had a splendid time!!!  ~cHeers!