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Don't pretend that you haven't had May 30th circled on your calendar in pink sharpie for months now. After you catch up with Carrie and Big, check out this Sex and the City after party sponsored by BUST.

Candacy Taylor, the artist behind the fabulous story “Dishing It Out” in the February/March ’08 issue of BUST, needs your help! Like a lot of us, Candacy didn’t have health insurance, and on February 19th she had to undergo emergency spinal surgery. She’s up and about, but on a cane—and hurting. Her health care costs for the next six months will be around $25,000. Did we mention no health insurance? There is something you can do to help her, though.

It officially feels like summer here today, and I'm loving the new items from Married to the Mob, check out the Barbara Kruger inspired beach towel! shweet.

  Say hello to the Miracle Fruit.  The NYT featured this miracaculous little berry in it's dining and wine section today.  This tiny fruit has the power to alter our tastebuds, "rendering lemons as sweet as candy." Research shows that the berry has an active protein called miraculin which binds with the taste buds and, acting as a sweetness inducer, makes acidic foods taste sweet. The berry, Synsepalum dulcificum, is native to West Africa and was discovered way back in the day (1725 to be precise).

Like ramma lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong!!!Check out this Grease inspired funky musical note scale necklace designed by the lovely ladies over at Kloset Design. Also take a peak through their summer collection-I'm totally feeling all the summery blue and yellow patterns, not to mention those comfy looking high waisted skirts and shorts. Add one of their cute straw hats, some flip flops, and a lemonade...I am SO excited for the summer.  (sings) Shoo bop shoo wadda wadda yippity boom da boom...

This book was fell into my lap and captured my attention like an old family album or school year book. Punk Pioneers, a photography book shot by Jenny Lens, doesn't read like a coffee table book but more like a yearbook, given the, at least to this girly who's into punk, famous faces in it. The Ramones, the Screamers, Debbie Harry, Van Halen and Joan Jett are in it. The Sex Pistols even make an appearance. Lens's images have a causual air about them, the subjects are photographed not just in concert environments, but hanging out, goofing off.

I was foodie blog hunting when I came across Snackordie.comMy inner nerd went INSANE at the sight of all those cute mushroom cupcakes and pacman cookies! Let me back track: I come from a gaming family.  I think one of my uncles cried as he set up his Xbox.  My dad chocked on his Xmas breakfast when he opened his PS3.  He lost his PSP once and without thinking went to the store and bought another one. We get serrrrious about video games.

Art Star Bazaar happening this weekend in PA! Produced by Art Star Philly, a gallery and boutique specializing in cutting-edge crafts, Art Star Craft Bazaar is an open-air market, where emerging artists and crafters can sell their affordable, unique, and high quality arts and crafts to the public. This season's fair will feature 150 artists, live music, and complimentary issues of BUST! Free and open to the public. Happening at: Penn's Landing Great Plaza - on Columbus Boulevard between Walnut Street and Market Street.  http://www.artstarcraftbazaar.

I was cruisin' my bike along the always-sunnier Mission district of San Francisco and stopped by one of my all time fave local designer's shop, DEMA!  I love Dema's amazing tailoring skills and eye for color, patterns and twist on timeless classics.  I also love running into the bad ass, Dema at random places in SF, NY and Austin at some club, bar or show....  Miss Dema Grim does rock on with her frock on!!  She even had a kick ass fashion show at the AMAZING, Dame Vivienne Westwood's de Young Museum exhibit in SF last year.

One of my favorite lady artists is Becky Stark. The songs she makes with her band Lavender Diamond are not only beautiful, but the message is always positive and full of love. looks like the band has made a secret movie to accompany their Matador records  release Imagine our Love. If you are in LA, you are very lucky because they are having what promises to be a wonderful evening of performances on Tues.