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Coming Home

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
by on Living Around

It is the afternoon of June 29, 2011 and I’m standing in my vacant German flat. The movers left just minutes earlier with our countless

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Good Things Come in Small Packages—
Oscar Nominated Live-Action Shorts

Monday, February 14th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Move aside Black Swan, and you too, The King’s Speech. Later for you Inception, and all the other Oscar-nominated movies up for this year’s Best

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Behind the Scenes at The New Victory Theater

Friday, January 28th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Where, besides your imagination, can you find Chamber Opera, Puppets, Circus, Vaudeville, Plays, Musicals, Dance, Concerts and Mime performed in one venue…over the course of

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Georgetown’s Dutch Lady for Linen and Fashions

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
by on Shopping Around

Nakita McLelland is someone good to know anytime of the year, bur particularly around the holidays. Her Georgetown boutique is filled with beautiful linens that

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Haunted Huguenot Street—If You Dare

Sunday, October 31st, 2010
by on Living Around

Tales of murders, suicides, ghostly activities, portraits that move about by unseen hands, violent banging. You’ve wandered onto Haunted Huguenot Street in New Paltz, New

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Beauty Francesca Annis as Beauty Lillie Langtry

Sunday, March 28th, 2010
by on Playing Around

Lillie Langtry’s life was filled with drama, so it’s no surprise that her story inspired a 13-part series on MasterpieceTheater, now available on DVD. If

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Woman Around Town: Stephanie Chase–Classical Violinist

Sunday, November 15th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

After first picking up the violin before the age of two, Stephanie Chase went on to give a private performance for famous comedian Jack Benny

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Woman Around Town: Marina Franklin—Funny Lady

Sunday, October 11th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Marina Franklin is a rising star in the world of comedy. She’s not an overnight star. She’s been through all the preliminary steps that so

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