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Where I Have Been

Where I Have Been

It’s been over 70 days since my last post, and I’ve been getting quite a few inquiries about this recent blog silence. Well, those of you who have followed this blog since the beginning (all 3 of you), know that I am prone to long periods of silence. This last one was caused by a […]

The 16th Annual Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival

The 16th Annual Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival

A recap of my first beer festival, the amazing Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Jolly Pumpkin’s La Roja Grand Reserve Release

Jolly Pumpkin’s La Roja Grand Reserve Release

Back on September 22nd of last year, I, with my friends David & Keath, showed up on a Saturday morning to purchase bottles of Jolly Pumpkin’s Grand Reserve La Roja, an oak-aged version of one of my favorite beers, from one of my favorite breweries. With the doors scheduled to open at 10 A.M., we […]

Vinsetta Garage- One of Detroit’s Coolest Places to Eat

Vinsetta Garage- One of Detroit’s Coolest Places to Eat

  Vinsetta Garage is one of the coolest restaurants in the Detroit area. Housed in a building that served as a local automotive garage since the mid-1900s, the interior pays homage a bygone era. The interior decoration of Vinsetta Grill is that of vintage automotive era, especially relevant being located on Woodward Avenue, just outside of Detroit, […]

20 Photos for 2012

20 Photos for 2012

I’ve seen a lot of review posts for 2012- I’ll be doing my own travel-related review early next week, but I thought I’d go through the rest of my pictures and pick my favorite non-travel related photos from 2012. Without further ado, here they are.  

Photo Essay- Hamtramck Labor Day Festival & Parade

Photo Essay- Hamtramck Labor Day Festival & Parade

Hamtramck is the heart of the Detroit area Polish-American Community. The festival, which takes place every Labor Day weekend, is in it’s 32nd year, and features authentic Polish cuisine, carnival rides, live music, a kielbasa eating contest and the traditional Polish Day Parade on Labor Day.

Photo Essay- Comerica Park on a Stormy July 4th

Photo Essay- Comerica Park on a Stormy July 4th

My wife & I were invited by our good friends from Ashley’s to attend the Detroit Tigers-Minnesota Twins game in their suite at Comerica Park on a steamy 4th of July. I brought my camera hoping to get some good shots, but I really didn’t have a post in mind since I had already done […]

Photo Essay- Comerica Park, Detroit

Photo Essay- Comerica Park, Detroit

On Thursday, April 19th, I attended my first Detroit Tigers game of the year with a visiting friend of mine from high school, Kirk. I went down early to take some pictures of the Tigers home stadium, Comerica Park. I focused on pictures mostly before the game started, since I have a pretty nice set […]

Photo Essay- Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Photo Essay- Matthaei Botanical Gardens

A few weekends ago, I went out to The University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor to work on getting the feel for my new lens and to take some HDR photos. The website for the Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nicholas Arboretum is here. 

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