Cow Hollow is a small San Francisco neighborhood bordered to the north by San Francisco Bay and to the west by historic Presidio.
By Theresa St. John He was 40 years old, a successful cooper-otherwise known as a wooden barrel and cask maker-from Missouri. More importantly, “Jerry” was considered a free man in the North. Aside from The Fugitive Slave Act, passed by The United States Congress on September 20th, 1850, which considered him an escaped slave. Period. The law stated all runaway… View Post
By Victoria Hart If buying a plane ticket to China isn’t on your summer “to do” list, then visiting the Terracotta Warriors at the Cincinnati Museum of Art might just be the ticket. Well, at least for people in North America. Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China is on exhibit now through August 12, 2018 at the… View Post
By Mary Charlebois Newport’s Yaquina Bay Bridge is mesmerizing. Appearing and disappearing at the whim of wind, tide, and fog, the bridge has a thousand faces. The art deco and gothic structure are one of the most recognized spans along Hwy 101. But there’s more to the bridge than her changing looks. Under the arches and towers are spots to… View Post
Considered one of the finest regional art museums in the country, Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery is a well-balanced museum, with collections ranging from art, sculpture, and antiquities 5,000 years old to present-day masters. And Wendell Castle. Walking around a corner in the expansive gallery, I could hear a man’s deep voice in the distance. His words were melodic.Their measured cadences… View Post