Columbus Craft

I choose beer, almost always, over any other Adult Drink. Taproom culture is a big part of my infatuation with craft beer and the great variety of quality beverage is the other part. After a year of living in Columbus, Ohio, I’m ready to talk about some of my favorite breweries. Columbus Craft Beer Week is … More Columbus Craft

Amsterdam is Calling

  Amsterdam is often called “The Venice of the North,” but I found the epithet completely misleading. Venice’s canals are the bustling thoroughfares; Amsterdam boasts wide paved streets criss-crossing the watery depths below. Where Venice feels small and inclusive, Amsterdam’s neighborhoods ramble for miles. In Venice, a traveler is more likely to get lost in … More Amsterdam is Calling

The Coffee Shop

I’ve found myself at Open Door Coffee Co. most Friday mornings this summer, but not this morning…Each shop has a personality. Just like tea or coffee, every Coffee Shop offers a different flavor and each one has its place, depending on your mood. … More The Coffee Shop

I Choose Beer

Beer comes in almost innumerable flavors. It ranges the artist’s palette from light honey yellow to deep velvety black. Local craft breweries, especially in Akron and Cleveland, are also some of my favorite places to lean in on a picnic table with friends to discuss the important topics of today like, “what’s for dinner?!” … More I Choose Beer

DAM, That’s a Fine Museum

Consider a museum without visitors. Suddenly, a center of carefully curated specimens with a purpose becomes an eccentric billionaire’s basement. In his forward to the collection highlights guide the director of the Denver Art Museum, Lewis Sharp, states, “great art and outstanding architecture do not constitute a successful museum experience. The viewer completes the art.” … More DAM, That’s a Fine Museum