by Terry Granger Once nicknamed “the forgotten river” the dying Anacostia Riverfront got a new lease on life with the help of a massive restoration initiative spearheaded by the Anacostia Watershed Society and developers of Nationals Park. With cherry blossom season at hand this is a great time to discover how a once neglected Southeast Washington, DC community became a world-class… View Post
In the summer of 2017, a new amusement park opened its doors in Foley, Alabama. OWA, pronounced like oh-wah, is located just 9 miles from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. It is the only park of its kind in the state of Alabama and the Gulf Coast as well, since Hurricane Katrina destroyed Six Flags New Orleans in 2005…. View Post
New York City is known for its world-class performing arts and art scene. The array of choices is dizzying, from the Broadway shows, the museums, the symphony, the ballet, the opera, jazz and chamber music performances, the galleries, the fashion, the choices are unlimited. You could spend weeks visiting the island and never experience it all. If you plan to spend… View Post
by Phillip Hubler The TCL (The Creative Life) Chinese Theater in Hollywood is one the most famous symbols of the cinematic industry. It is the most famous movie theater in the world. This temple to cinema was the dream of its builder Sid Grauman. Who was this man? Grauman was born into a show biz family in 1879 in Indianapolis…. View Post
Water surrounds three sides of Jacksonville; ocean, river, and wetlands. Beaches, boating, fishing, and watersports are marvelous ways to immerse in the natural environment and soak up Jacksonville sun.
This buzzy city isn’t all Mother Nature, sun, and water. Downtown Jacksonville is the place to soak up culture. Art music, food, and nightlife in the heart of the city are thriving.