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How Art Can Help In Post-Election America

This past Monday I wrote a post on how this election season is showing how everyone needs to develop more empathy.   Like many of you, I had no idea … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · 7 Comments

#NationalKnifeDay – My Rock Star Knife

Honestly, I hate how every time I turn around there’s some kind of #holiday and this one is downright ridiculous.   Then again, so am I.   So what the … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Wynwood Walls – Miami

We got out of the our dinner at Alter at 11 or so and were excited to see that the neighborhood was ALIVE.   Several of the art galleries were open and … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Puerto Rico Eats: Mi Casa by Jose Andres

Even though the spa and the service at the Ritz-Carlton in Puerto Rico left much to be desired, I do need to give them credit for some really good food. … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 7 Comments

Top Chef Boston Episode 13: Getting Prickly in Mexico

Previous Episode ** I’m wondering if they buffaloed us again. Last year, Nicholas won after a whole season of being near the bottom and extremely hated by just about everyone … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Guilty Pleasures – Art Fair Edition

This weekend’s the 53rd Annual Ann Arbor Art Fairs where thousands of art makers and over 500,000 art lovers converge on Ann Arbor. I’m pretty sure it’s the largest in … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

I Own a Rock Star Knife

Literally and figuratively… A couple of months ago, I visited Brooklyn for the first time.  Back then I said that it was to check out the place most people think is … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · 16 Comments

My Immigrant 4th of July Again

Hey folks – for those of you in the US, hope you have a Happy 4th of July.  Be careful with those fireworks because you need those fingers to comment … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 7 Comments