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Video: Larry Griffis, Jr’s “Flat Man” sculpture moves to the Outer Harbor Buffalo

Video: Larry Griffis, Jr’s “Flat Man” sculpture moves to the Outer Harbor Buffalo

Last year, I followed the journey of bringing Larry Griffis, Jr’s iconic sculpture “Flat Man” to the Outer Harbor of Buffalo. Over several days, the site selection, sculpture removal from the park, repair of Flat Man, installation to unveiling were all captured on film. Nila […]

The design of W Hotel Austin

The design of W Hotel Austin

20 years ago, W Hotels appeared on the scene and essentially created a new category in the lodging industry: chic boutique hotels. W Hotels focused on incorporating  cool, contemporary design of into their rooms, lounges, lobbies and even hallways. Each W Hotel is uniquely different. […]

A visit to the wonderful Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum in Austin, TX.

A visit to the wonderful Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum in Austin, TX.

Sculpture and nature is a splendid combination. Our recent visit to Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum in Austin, TX was a fun stroll through a four-acre sculpture park that focused mostly on the works of Austin-based sculptor, the late Charles Umlauf. Sculpture parks come in […]

Austin’s alluring Graffiti Park

Austin’s alluring Graffiti Park

We made a return trip to Austin’s fun and funky, Graffiti Park in the Castle Hill neighborhood. The cement basement ruins of a building that was never built, serves as a blank canvas for artists and taggers. Nothing is permanent at Graffiti Park. Beautiful works […]

Visit to artist Casey Brink’s downtown Jamestown lair.

Visit to artist Casey Brink’s downtown Jamestown lair.

We recently visited artist Casey Brink in his cool downtown Jamestown apartment. Casey is a brilliant painter who is constantly working as an artist – he’s been that way for over 17 years. His colorful oil paintings are usually multi-layered and contain many techniques. Casey […]

Photos: A Garden of Mystery

Photos: A Garden of Mystery

On a recent visit to Saratoga Springs, NY, a visit to Yaddo Gardens was instore. Yaddo Gardens is part of the Haunted History Trail of New York State. When I was the content manager for the Haunted History Trail, the Yaddo Gardens intrigued me. It […]

Wonderful 5th season of NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park just concluded.

Wonderful 5th season of NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park just concluded.

Wow! What a fantastic four-week run NIGHT LIGHTS had at Griffis Sculpture Park this fall. Originally we were only going to be open for three weeks, but the weather was so good we kept NIGHT LIGHTS open one more week. The best part was raising […]

The Freedom Wall

The Freedom Wall

A few days ago I was driving to a meeting in the City of Buffalo, when something caught my eye. I literally slammed on the brakes of my car (making sure no was behind me first) and stared in awe. I saw four artists working […]

Flat Man has arrived at his new digs

Flat Man has arrived at his new digs

Today marked the official unveiling of the 20-foot tall Larry Griffis, Jr. sculpture “Flat Man” at Outer Harbor Buffalo. The ceremony signaled a seven-month process of picking a site at the outer harbor, taking the sculpture out of Griffis Sculpture Park, repair the sculpture at […]

Photos: Lori Savaree captures the outstanding 10,000 Maniacs concert at Griffis Sculpture Park

Photos: Lori Savaree captures the outstanding 10,000 Maniacs concert at Griffis Sculpture Park

Our super-awesome photographer friend Lori Savaree was onhand to capture the 10,000 Maniacs concert at Griffis Sculpture Park on Sunday. SitlerHQ’s Doug Sitler served as the event coordinator and main visionary. Over 1,600 people attended and raised $20,000+ for the park. Headliners 10,000 Maniacs had […]