Archive for August 2021

When produce meets art!

When produce meets art!
I’m thirsty for details when a shipping container gets a complete makeover by Nick Fisher (@sickfisher). He posted photos of it on Instagram, so naturally, I had to get the scoop. I became more excited when I learned that greens are growing inside this quaint facility. The luscious menu includes Lin Ren Choi, Golden Frills... Read more »

Artist feature — Cecilio Garcia

Artist feature — Cecilio Garcia
Cecilio Garcia, also known as Pitiz Art, is an artist who focuses on acrylic, watercolor, murals, and custom orders.  I discovered this talent first-hand at a live painting event in Pilsen. The two things I applaud most about Cecilio’s artistic skills are his dog portraits and his ability to paint celebrities into recognizable portraits. He... Read more »

So hoppy to be back!

So hoppy to be back!
My first trip to DryHop Brewers was during the last Pride Parade before the pandemic exploded. I had a beer while waiting for a friend, but I couldn’t take it all in given the festivities and the number of people inside. I stored this brewery in the back of my mind, as I was impressed by the beer I drank... Read more »
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Don't become a victim!

Given the uptick in crime all over the city, I have introduced some routines to help keep myself safe, and I decided to share them. I don’t drive or really use a ride share service, so these tips apply to walking and public transportation. Here are my recommendations: I only carry what I need in... Read more »