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Niagara Wine Region: Niagara-on-the-Lake

My parents have a house on Lake Ontario. Literally – the ‘front yard’ is the massive body of water. This part of western New York is mostly farm land. It takes 20 minutes by car to get anywhere ...
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Rochester Street Art Project: Wall Therapy

Most of the mural art projects taking way around the globe rely on community intervention and focus on bringing attention to underdeveloped or depressed areas.  There’s a feel good social aspec...
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Budget Travel: Sonoma Valley Wine Region

When you think about wine production in the US you most definitely think California.  First vines were planted by the Spanish in the 18th century and the industry steadily grew until the introduction...
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Pittsburgh: 44 Hours in the Burgh

Turns out Pittsburgh [the Burgh, PGH, Steel-City, or as my mom likes to remind me ‘The City of Bridges’] is only 4 hours from my home-town, Baltimore… if you drive fast, take chances.  The husb...
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Atlanta Street Art Project: Living Walls

Many cities are becoming increasingly supportive of ‘urban art‘ and are playing host to global artists through curated projects.  The Atlanta Street Art scene is one such example. ...