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BODIES Exhibit at Atlantic Station

BODIES Exhibit at Atlantic Station

Oct 09 2016

Looking at a real human body is not the same as the diagram in your sophomore science textbook. That’s the basic idea…

Amélie’s French Bakery

Amélie’s French Bakery

Sep 25 2016

When I visited Charlotte, I discovered a fascinating restaurant that’s nearly a cultural institution in the Queen City: Amélie’s French Bakery. They have…

The Goat Farm Arts Center

The Goat Farm Arts Center

Sep 04 2016

The indie, eclectic, industrial Goat Farm is an unusual place. It’s versatile, post-modern almost, with just as many meanings. It’s a haven of…

Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

Aug 07 2016

The Queen City is a vacationer’s delight. If you’re like me and enjoy packing a lot into a long weekend, Charlotte is a…

Villa d’Este

Villa d’Este

Jul 24 2016

My favorite part of Rome wasn’t in Rome. Sacrilege, I know, but take a day trip to the hill town of Tivoli…

Also in Orlando: Leu Gardens

Also in Orlando: Leu Gardens

Jul 03 2016

In a city known for pricey attractions and over-the-top special effects, the 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens offer a pleasant afternoon away…

Chicago: The Big City

Chicago: The Big City

Jun 26 2016

My favorite thing about downtown Chicago? It’s surprisingly walkable, especially along its grand Magnificent Mile. I’m not much into skyscrapers and was going…

Chicago Gardens

Chicago Gardens

Jun 19 2016

Urbs in horto. It’s a Latin phrase meaning “City in a Garden” and the motto of Chicago, a city of skyscrapers, shopping…

Cirque du Soleil: TORUK

Cirque du Soleil: TORUK

Jun 05 2016

I can’t say TORUK – The First Flight was my favorite Cirque du Soleil show. I love Cirque for its ability to…

Vaudeville Cafe: Mystery Dinner Theater

Vaudeville Cafe: Mystery Dinner Theater

May 22 2016

Everyone likes to be silly sometimes, and what’s funnier than murder? Stay with me here. Murder mystery dinner theater is a wonderful…