It's a beautiful Autumn afternoon as Kim and I make our way up to The Cloisters museum. The sun is shining through leaves dappled in fall colors, birds are singing, and there's a happy hum in my heart as the noise and clatter of the rest of the city falls far behind us.
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I knew we’d be fortunate enough to have a few really nice meals in NYC, but I wanted to have at least one over-the-top extravagance.
Sushi Nakazawa is unassuming from the exterior and you could easily miss it as you walk by, but the interior is chic and modern with a different vibe than your typical sushi restaurant.
Push-pull, love-hate, yin-yang. No other city effects on me the way New York does. First of several posts looking back on a recent visit.
Almost four years since work started on the master plan for SAAS' STREAM building, its opening day has finally arrived and the building is full of life -- with students, robots, art, and excitement around every corner.
Last weekend people from around the globe gathered to participate in the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos, whose purpose is to raise awareness about the dramatic decline of some of the world's most iconic megafauna at the hands of men.
A few weeks ago we were given the opportunity to once again visit Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest as part of a summer program that allows donors to get a closer look at the work they do in providing sanctuary to the seven chimpanzees in their care.
It's an intimate set-up with a casual, friendly vibe. There is a loud, eclectic playlist and Breaking Bad art in the restrooms. But the food is serious. Well, that's not entirely true; some of it is quite fun and playful, but all of it is beautifully presented, carefully curated, absolutely delicious, and at times mind-blowing.
I'm staring at the photos I took of our drinks and dinner at Chicago's The Aviary and Next Restaurant, and everything looks delicious and inviting. Why then did I leave the table feeling underwhelmed and dissatisfied with that night?
One of the best ways to take in all of the amazing architecture Chicago has to offer, while also learning a little bit about the city's history, is to take an architectural boat tour.