Seinfeld’s “Puffy Shirt” is safe and sound in Jamestown, New York

Seinfeld’s “Puffy Shirt” is safe and sound in Jamestown, New York

The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York is a bonafide grand slam. The museum features over 50 cutting edge, interactive displays dispersed throughout the expansive space. There is also an impressive amount of memorabilia on display. For this writer, the “Puffy Shirt” from the…

A quick photo stop at Big Pink in Saugerties, NY

A quick photo stop at Big Pink in Saugerties, NY

On a recent swing through Woodstock, NY, a pilgrimage needed to be had. For many years, I’ve wanted to pay a visit to a house named “Big Pink” in West Saugerties, which is just a few miles outside of Woodstock. Big Pink is an average…

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…