A Conversation with the Brooklyn Baking Barons

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so happy to welcome my friends, The Brooklyn Baking Barons (Chris Poeschl and Tony Lanuza), to Jake’s Take! I met Chris and Tony, two years ago, while waiting in line for a taping of The View and they were offering everyone that was waiting in line a bite of […]

Jake’s Take-The Fifth Anniversary: My Fitness Journey

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Throughout my career as a blogger, fitness has played a role in my life. Around the blog’s inception, I returned from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a few pounds heavier than before. I immediately went back to the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City and started to exercise again.  At […]

Catching Up with Nick Wright

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am very excited to welcome fitness personality, Nick Wright, back to Jake’s Take. Over the past three years, Nick has continued to grow his presence in the fitness world through his impeccable social media following. With 19,300 Twitter followers, 79,200 Instagram followers, 218,777 YouTube subscribers and 975,059 Facebook followers, Nick’s […]

Kansas City native Jeremy Scott is “The People’s Designer”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past few years, Kansas City has been building a respectable fashion community. While several designers are taking their time building their brands, Kansas City native Jeremy Scott has become not only an inspiration for his fellow designers, but also an internationally known fashion icon. But before he became the […]

Jake’s Take catches up with Scott Herman (the 2016 Edition)

Jake’s Take is thrilled to welcome back long time friend of the blog and one of the best fitness entrepreneurs on the planet: Scott Herman! Through his informative YouTube fitness videos and his remarkable content on his website: MuscularStrentgth.com, Scott provides the necessary tools that have changed countless lives around the world.  Between his thorough […]

Local designers close out KCFW Fall-Winter 2016 Showcase

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Six of the Kansas City’s best designers came together to conclude the 2016 Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)’s Fall-Winter Showcase. While the six designers and their hair and make-up crews made final adjustments to the models, WDAF-TV FOX 4 News anchor and KCFW veteran emcee Abby Eden welcomed the packed […]

KC Fashion Week kicks off Fall/Winter Showcase with Charity Night & Mayor’s Night

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before I get to recapping Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW)’s first night at Union Station, Jake’s Take wants to congratulate Kansas City Fashion Week, LLC on its fifth anniversary.  Thank you to Teisha Barber, Phillip Willoughby, Kathryn Mansur, Annette Pinter, Katie Sellers, Sarah Russell and the brilliant cast of models, […]

The 2016 Go Blog Social Tour takes flight in KC

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One blog conference that I have kept my eye on over the past few years is Go Blog Social (GBS). Co-founded by Kathryn Snellen and Sarah Ruhlman, Go Blog Social is designed to inspire, connect and educate like-minded bloggers and creative professionals.  I remember attending the very first Go Blog […]

Catching Up with Drew Manning (The 2016 Edition)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I always enjoy when Fit2Fat2Fit creator Drew Manning drops by Jake’s Take! The fitness entrepreneur has been at the forefront of the exercise industry since he introduced his shocking movement that not only stunned the world and promoted health and wellness but also was the stepping stone for building an […]

Jake’s Take On…The 2015 Kansas City Fashion Week Finale

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW) wrapped another fantastic season that showcased the best designers from the city, the Midwest and around the country. Without further ado, here are my personal favorite designers from the 2016 Spring/Summer collection showcase: Lucia’s Sarto by Nataliya Meyer Nataliya Meyer was crowned Queen of the Saturday […]

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