Sun Records in Memphis, where Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Elvis recorded their early hits. Rowan Oak in Oxford, Miss., where William Faulkner lived and wrote. AdvertisementsRead more "Where great minds roamed"
Two nights, many servings of red beans and rice, countless musical outbreaks in the middle of the streets, one too many classic cocktails, and a total of zero beignets in New Orleans, and we’re packed up and back on the road. It was my first time in New Orleans, and I was fascinated by the […]Read more "Back roads and bayous"
I like to think that things got really awesome in Cincinnati this year to align perfectly with my return. (Sure, exciting things have been building here for years, but this is my blog.) My experience at MidPoint Music Festival over the weekend – watching the streets of downtown and Over-the-Rhine fill up with diverse, music-loving […]Read more "5 things that made 2012 MidPoint the best yet"
It happened on Friday afternoon at McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg, and earlier in the day at Housing Work Bookstore Cafe in Soho. In my final weeks in New York City, I have found myself inundated with memories tied to specific places, while realizing that I may never return to those exact neighborhoods, corners or […]Read more "The places I’ve gone"