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UR Style File: Chicks in Kicks
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Let’s face it, traipsing through the mean city streets in our appropriately sassy business pumps can wear on our perfectly pedicured feet—not to mention shopping everywhere from malls to sidewalk sales on the weekend. So what is a sophisticated stiletto-lover to do? Most podiatrists would recommend a fully arch-supporting sneaker,... Read More...

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UR Style File: Fashion Week Recap
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If you follow the UR Fashion Team on social media (if you don’t follow us, get to it!), you know that we took on New York City for a few days of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week madness. Armed with our show invites, business cards, and caffeine, we were ready for... Read More...

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Viva Diva: Christina Milian Steps Into The World of Wine
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Singer, actor, mother and Dancing With The Stars contestant, Christina Milian, gives UR the skinny on Viva Diva Wines A long line of fans wrapped around a Philadelphia Fine Wines & Good Spirits store, waiting to get their bottles of Viva Diva Moscato autographed by Christina Milian. The starlet's perfect smile remained... Read More...

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We're Closed: What You Need To Know About The Government Shutdown
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The showdown between the president and Congress has finally resulted in a government shutdown. Not sure what that means exactly? Here are 20 questions and answers to help you figure out what's going on... From CNN: So what happens now that a shutdown is in place? Republicans and Democrats couldn't agree on a... Read More...

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UR Shopping Bag: Favorite Fall Trends
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Fashion lovers, our season has arrived! Autumn is here and it's time to shop for fresh new looks. We have put together a list of our favorite fall trends and how to wear them. Grab your cash, credit cards, and caffeine, and let’s get into it...     Ruffled Miniskirts Autumn brings nostalgia of... Read More...

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UR Inspiration: Wine Tasting
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Fresh out the vineyard, deep berries, burgundys, and Manischewitz grape are perfect additions to this fall's beauty palette. Stain your lips, give your eyes a sexy, smoky look or add a little drama to your cheeks with one of our wine-inspired picks...       1) Dior Constellation #864 Eyeshadow Palette Dior takes the guess... Read More...

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Urban Icon: Happy Birthday Ray Charles
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Born in Georgia in 1930, Ray Charles was a legendary musician who pioneered the genre of soul music during the 1950s. Often called the "Father of Soul," Charles combined blues, gospel and jazz to create groundbreaking hits such as "Unchain My Heart," "Hit the Road Jack" and "Georgia on My... Read More...

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UR Style File: Emmy Awards 2013 Red Carpet
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The biggest stars in television came to celebrate and be celebrated at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night in Los Angeles. The winners were as much a surprise as some of the red carpet looks, as many opted to go overly understated or full-on prom revival. This is... Read More...

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Put Some Repurpose in Your Closet
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When it comes to fashion, the concept of a “faux pas” has given way to many styles ranging from street to couture influence. New trends arise constantly, and old trends continue to resurface—it’s a wonder how we’ve managed to avoid going completely hysterical. As shopping remains a necessity, and in some... Read More...

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Urban Opulence: Farewell To Summer
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Like a rose growing from concrete, beautiful and opulent spaces can be found in the most unlikely places... We took to our nation’s capital to shoot a few of our favorite styles from Summer 2013. Looks from Herve Leger, Joy Cioci, J’ree Desiree, and Lionette were set against a backdrop of... Read More...

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UR Mixology: Summer Cocktails To Beat The Heat
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I was taking a walk down Chestnut Street during lunch yesterday, profuse sweat causing my white dress to be nearly see-through, dying for something to cool me down. The first thing that popped into my mind was a refreshing, ice-cold, fruity cocktail. Unfortunately, I still had four hours left in my workday,... Read More...

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What's Going Down?
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Artscape 2013 Baltimore's 32nd annual Artscape Festival is the largest free arts festival in America. This year, the festival will be held from July 19-21 in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District Neighborhoods. Artscape is home to over 150 fine artists, fashion designers, and those who have a knack for arts... Read More...

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Urban Romance: Dating, Engaged, And Married--In That Order!
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Love is in the Air... Cupid has definitely been marking his targets lately and as a result, urban romances are popping up all over the place. We've seen rapper Nelly getting a whole lot closer to model/actress LaShontae Heckard. The two of them have been spotted holding hands at various events, and... Read More...

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UR Style File: 2013 BET Awards
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Red carpet moments from this year's BET Awards...  

Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon
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Which star do you think owned the red carpet?

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We Can Share: Hair Products for Him and Her
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When getting ready to go out for work or play, have you ever looked out of the corner of your eye to find one of your beauty items on his side of the bathroom sink? Your lotion, a face wash, or, in my case, a hair product? It happens all the time,... Read More...

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Urban Mixology: Breakfast, Lunch, And Evening Punch
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Here are three delicious cocktails (even an alcohol-free one) for you to enjoy any time of day, guaranteed to make your summer a little more fun. Happy sipping! Breakfast Just because it's summer, my desire for coffee doesn’t wane. There’s nothing like a cup of cool, refreshing iced coffee on a hot... Read More...

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UR Style: The Men of True Blood
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June is a big month here at Urban Romance. Not only are we celebrating the Urban Man, but we are also ringing in a new season of HBO’s True Blood. The stars of the hit series gathered on June 11th at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood for the... Read More...

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Who's Your Daddy: Famously Cool Dads
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We know there's no dad cooler than your own (yes, even in his dad jeans and tucked-in sweat shirt), but there are some men who have taken the coolness factor to another level, bridging fatherhood and swag effortlessly. Here are some of our favorite famous dads...

Andre 3000

Andre 3000
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UR Man: Manscaping Beauty
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A few weeks ago, after a five-mile race, I was relaxing with a beer, a dog, and the guy I’m dating (these are not listed in order of importance to me, by the way). We watched a few older men finish the race; one man looked like he was wearing... Read More...

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Urban Megaphone: One Affair Allowed
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I'm a fairly blunt and honest guy, perhaps to a fault. A few months before I married my second (and current) wife, she found out just how blunt I can be. One day I casually told her, "You get one affair, you know." She thought I was joking and chuckled something... Read More...

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UR Traveler: Beauty Tips For Your Next Trip
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As your vacation gets closer, you'll need to get your beauty packing squared away. We have a few tips to help you stay gorgeous on your next trip without fuss... 1. Opt for powder foundation instead of liquid. Since liquid foundations come in glass bottles prone to breakage, consider purchasing the same shade... Read More...

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UR Traveler: Traveling For $500 or Less
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We all want to live a jet-set lifestyle and see the world. Who says that you have to break the bank in order to have a good time? If you search for the best deals and plan accordingly, you can travel and keep the lights on at home. Transportation Whether you’re booking a... Read More...

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UR Traveler: Chicago
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My husband and I began our road trip to Chicago on the last Wednesday afternoon in March with a six-hour drive to Pittsburgh, where we stayed with our CouchSurfing hosts who had also hosted us during our visit back in November. After a night out that featured typical Pittsburgh fare,... Read More...

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