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June 11, 2013

24 HOURS IN CLEVELAND

Originally published at Matador Network. CLEVELAND IS often described by former residents and outsiders as a shithole. This once mighty industrial hub of American ingenuity and […]
May 28, 2013

Hilton Head Island is “Meltingly Beautiful,” but can be Better

I knew next to nothing about Hilton Head, South Carolina when I was told some months back by Melanie that I would be joining her family […]
March 29, 2013

Why I Want to Cycle the Ruins (and Hope) of the Rust Belt

I love the Rust Belt, its frustrations, character and all. I love the people. The innovators and pioneers who are returning home to help rebuild our […]
March 28, 2013

The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver

Walking into this late-19th Century building can initially be overwhelming. The meticulous care in the architecture is abundantly evident, the staff ready to take care of […]
March 5, 2013

Craft Beer in the Rust Belt

  Originally published at CraftBeer.com. There’s a kind of revitalization brewing (pun intended) across the Rust Belt at the hands of the craft beer economy, and […]
February 2, 2013

Kayaking Lady Bird Lake Under the Sun in Austin, Texas

Renowned poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau once said, “A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which […]