LADY BUSINESS: New York City’s DJ Miss Merenda

Originally published by Ladybud Magazine   Music will always expand, retract and evolve. But many of us, no matter what, find a place in time and mentally lock onto the sounds that exemplify it. Music is the most fittingly descriptive and beautiful diary one could write or read. Deejays tend to play music that mirrors…

REVIEW: Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha

Originally published by Ladybud Magazine A few years ago, drinking kombucha was something of a “crunchy” hippy practice. Creating it involves fermenting cultures in barrels, and looks a little funny with all the stringy cultures swimming around. The bottles would often explode because of the natural effervescence that comes in the fermentation process. But then…

REVIEW: Orange Is The New Black On Netflix

Originally published by Ladybud Magazine   On July 11, Netflix debuted the entire first season of “Orange Is The New Black,” a series about an upper-crust Connecticut woman who finds herself spending 15 months behind bars are the Litchfield, NY Federal Women’s Correctional Institution. The series is a groundbreaking look at prison that hints at…