First Job After College? 5 Tips for Success

(DGIwire) – Every year, a new crop of college graduates begins their first “real” job in the professional arena. According to CNBC, the class of 2016 had something to smile about: U.S. employers were expected to hire about five percent more grads than the previous year. And while they may be unlikely to stay in […]

REVIEW: A Soccer Mom’s New Best Friend and the 2016 “It” Stocking Stuffer!

(DGIwire) — ReviewLoft was recently given a product to review that three staffers immediately saw three different uses for. “Wine!” cried the first staffer. “Sports!” cheered the second. “Listen to this neat popping sound this thing makes when you pull it apart!” said the third. No matter what the preferred use, no one could deny […]

Skateboarding Trivia: Did You Know…

(DGIwire) — In the skateboard community across the country, it’s not uncommon to hear skaters challenging each other to do tricks that would make average mortals quake with fear. Games like S.K.A.T.E keep track of the challenges as each skater accelerates the skill and intensity of a trick and the next in line has to match […]

The Cost: Compassion Wins Over Power 3 to 1

  (DGIwire) — What is more important to voters: Power or Compassion? A New York City audience recently made its voice heard by decisively voting for Compassion. The votes were cast just before a reading of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila Shene Barnes and directed by Barbara Montgomery, at the BMCC Tribeca […]

Sea Glass Jewelry: History and Adventure Made Breathtakingly Beautiful

(DGIwire) — There’s something about sea glass. It conjures up childhood memories of treasure hunting sandy beaches and the excitement of reaching down to pick up a frosty piece of amber or blue mystery. Immediately the speculation begins. Was this piece a fragment from some pirate’s bottle of rum? Maybe that piece is the remnant […]

In the Year of the Cupcake, All Cupcakes Are Not Created Equal

(DGIwire) — Cupcakes are enjoying a popularity that ten years ago, no one could possibly have predicted. If you had told someone in 2006, that they were going to attend a wedding with cupcakes in lieu of a wedding cake, no one would have believed it. Or even a wedding cake made out of cupcakes. […]

An Instructional Manual for People’s Health: Practical Paleo

(DGIwire) — Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. But with the staggering statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, maybe a NUTRITIONAL instructional manual is what is needed? Diane Sanfilippo to the rescue. Sanfilippo is the best-selling author of Practical Paleo, which spent […]

The Cost: A Political Drama Comes to Tribeca

(DGIwire) – In this season of high political turmoil, a different type of politics will be playing on the stage at New York City’s BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The venue will host a performance of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila Shene Barnes and directed by Barbara […]

HEIRLOOM: A Romantic Comedy Debuts

(DGIwire) — With tomatoes still at their most delicious, Heirloom, an aspirational romantic comedy series about a young woman who rediscovers herself after inheriting a small plot farm in Sonoma, is now available on Vimeo. It’s a heart-warming journey back to small town life and simple pleasures. Inspired by the experience of co-creator and series star […]

College Dorm Set Up 101: There Will Just Never Be Enough Outlets

(DGIwire) — Your oldest child is off to college. You’ve read the list of recommended purchases provided by the school. You’ve downloaded more lists online. You even took more lists from the four different stores where you shopped with your original lists, just to make sure your sweet firstborn doesn’t go without. Here’s something that […]

A Smarter Way to Go Grocery Shopping

(DGIwire) — It happens to everyone: overspending at the grocery store. With groceries being a large expense for consumers—let’s face it, people all have to eat at least three times a day—it’s shocking to see the lack of organization of shoppers when buying food. Members of the ReviewLoft team went undercover at grocery stores nationwide […]

Champion Golfer Cristie Kerr’s Latest Hole-in-One: A New Wine Label

(DGIwire) – Cristie Kerr is one of the most accomplished professional golfers of her generation, with two major championships and 18 titles to her name. She is also a wine enthusiast. Her passion for wines began in 2006 with the creation of Curvature Wines, a partnership with Suzanne Pride Bryant, co-owner of Pride Mountain Vineyard. […]

It’s Time to Cut the Cable Box Cord and Get Green with the Mohu ReLeaf

(DGIwire) — Does this sound familiar? Moving to a new place, trying to set up a home theater – only to wait for hours, days weeks for someone in a polo shirt to flip a switch (i.e. “install” cable)? What about bills that skyrocket monthly only to have the privilege of lousy service? The option […]

NYC SHUT Skate Celebrates 30 Years of Shredding

(DGIwire) — As a way to beat California boredom during the surfing off-season, skateboarding first appeared in the late 1950s. Simple as it sounds, kids found flat planks to surf the streets when there were no waves. More than than 65 years later, the U.S. skateboarding industry is worth more than $5 billion with more […]

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