During my traveling years, I’ve never spent time in Phoenix (other than making connections in their airport). It’s quite a colorful city. Maybe the next time you have a connection there, book yourself a little extra time so you can spend a few hours exploreing. Here are a few things you can do to pass…Read More
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Denver, You Done Did It Again! Street Art That’ll Make You Smile.
I’ve been to Denver countless times. Without fail, I’m always impressed by the growth this thriving city boasts with each visit. After a quick, chilly walk around downtown, I ventured off to RiNo (River North Art District). Whatta neighborhood!! Scroll through the images below and you’ll see a stark difference once I enter this graffiti…Read More
when the winter weather gets wacky in Chicago, you follow suit
Over the delightfully, yet disconcertingly warm Presidents’ Day weekend, I took a homemade and not entirely extensive cultural tour of the windy city. It started off in Chinatown, wound around Pilsen (a colorful Hispanic neighborhood nearby), downed a few German brewed pints, and ended up smack dab in the middle of what most consider highly…Read More
Wynwood Art District in Miami
I’ve been to Miami plenty of times in my lifetime to visit my Cuban grandparents. They lived in a sweet little Spanish-style house with terracotta tiles and a pale blue swimming pool. Every morning started with a strong dose of Cuban coffee and very smushed, very buttered bread that had been toasted between flat sides…Read More
Art in Amsterdam
The art scene in Amsterdam is even more intoxicating than I imagined it. It was home to Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Gogh, Mondrian, and the list continues. I love a city that is so chock-full of art and creativity, you don’t even have to set foot in a museum or gallery to see pieces of imagination…Read More
an afternoon in Pilsen
Pilsen is quite possibly my favorite Chicago neighborhood. There is a large hispanic presence in the area–creating a colorful vibe from street to street. There are murals and art instillations everywhere you look. If you’re going to spend the afternoon in the area, here are a few hot spots: La Vaca Margarita Bar: grab a drink and…Read More
zippy zippy zippy bra!
Check out this cool Nike sports bra I got the other day! It zips! I paired it with a sweater top from Target, Gianni Bini skirt, Sky High Dunks, and Google Eyes. It’s a great outfit for a stroll in Wicker Park or the Bastille concert I went to that night. (which was awesome, by…Read More
the dirty d
My favorite part of Detroit is all of the colors– it’s the home of street art. Each building has a million stories to tell and there are a million different ways to interpret them. I thought I’d wear some art on one of my Carhartt jean jackets much like the buildings wearing art in Detroit.…Read More