Jennifer Matthews

Jennifer Matthews is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in New York, she is the Treasurer at the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, or AABJ. A media pro, she mentors and advocates for diversity and is a regular on the events coverage beat for Grit Daily.

You Can Eat, Chill, and Smoke Weed at this ‘Cannabis-Friendly’ Restaurant

The first restaurant in the country where you can smoke marijuana is now open for business in California. The Lowell Cafe sits on a low-key corner of West Hollywood, across from a synagogue, and one block away from Ralph’s grocery store. California is among 11 states where recreational pot is legal and the staff at the Lowell Cafe is taking marijuana seriously. “It feels really special to be a part of this. Just working here I feel like I’m a part of history,” Lowell Café host Shay...

Apple Music & TV Plus Upcoming Release Has Some Record Labels shaking their heads

As consumers impatiently await the launch of Apple TV Plus next month, some record labels are reportedly concerned about the idea of Apple potentially bundling its music streaming service and recently-announced TV+ video service for a single monthly fee. According to the Financial Times, some record labels nervous about the prospect of offering their music for a lower price. Apple’s video subscription service will be available in over 100 countries and regions and will feature original shows,...

An End Of An Era: Apple Says Goodbye To iTunes

It’s hard to believe that Apple launched iTunes 16 years ago just two years after the first iPod. Things have definitely changed and we have to officially bid farewell to the app that allowed consumers to buy their favorite albums or single. The change comes as streaming companies find ways to offer content for cord-cutters. Mac OS X Catalina is the latest version of Apple’s operating system that is now available to download from the App Store.  Catalina Key Features With Catalina,...

Formula One: How the 69-year-old startup is rebranding itself in front of our eyes

Formula 1, not to be confused with NASCAR is one of the world’s most recognizable sport racing brands, but was in an unbalanced and unsustainable state when Liberty Media acquired it in 2017. TV audiences were cutting the cord, the fan base dying off, race attendance was at an all time low, and sponsors were dropping left and right flagging a problem that the sport was not ready for the digital age. Putting Passion Back at the Heart of F1 Formula 1 launched its first ever global...

PriceWaiter wants to be “at your service” as you shop online

In early 2019, online shopping surpassed shopping conducted in physical stores for the first time in American history Everybody loves scoring a good deal while shopping, and with so many online stores in the marketplace, it is easier for consumers to buy. However, the art of negotiating a good deal online is very slim as prices are “as is”– until now. PriceWaiter is revitalizing the art of price negotiation with their new browser extension that makes price negotiation online...

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