It hardly seems anywhere NEAR time to even think about the holidays with the summer temps we have in Dallas, but this wonderful thing we have called Partners Card is all the catalyst Dallasites need to roust themselves out of the office or house to start–> and complete holiday preparations. Partners Card offers 20% off at multiple retail locations, benefitting The Family Place to help victims of family violence, for ten days of shopping on sale. The city goes mad. The smart head straight to Mecox to complete their gift shopping and freshen up their homes before their guests arrive.
What to See and Where to Eat in San Francisco – a Traveler’s Guide to a Beautiful San Francisco Experience
San Francisco is such an unusual city, full of unique architecture, fabulous food, unreal antiques and art, and stunning views. Because of the previous posts I have done reviewing several San Francisco restaurants, I have received requests for more on what to do when in The Golden Gate City. SO… I assembled a guide (the one that I wished for when I visited) to provide and overview and specifics to help plan a visit:
Iconic San Francisco photo-worthy views
famous historical landmarks
San Fran historical tidbits (San Francisco history is juicy)
beautiful areas of the city worth exploring
insider tips on some great places to shop, especially if you are into design or antiques
amazing restaurants (pack your appetite)
If you are a foodie, take notes and prepare to plan ahead with reservations… these suggestions are seriously good. Head over to Huffington Post Travel to Explore San Francisco in photographic detail~ and if I missed any of your favorite places, please be sure to mention them in the comment section.
El Morocco, New York 1955 Gelatin Silver Print
Retrospective of Iconic Street Photographer Garry Winogrand on View at Metropolitan Museum
June 27–September 21, 2014
The first retrospective in 25 years of work by Garry Winogrand (1928–1984)—the renowned photographer of New York City and of American life from the 1950s through the early 1980s—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 27, 2014. Garry Winogrand brings together more than 175 of the artist’s iconic images, a trove of unseen prints, and even Winogrand’s famed series of photographs made at the Metropolitan Museum in 1969 when the Museum celebrated its centennial. This exhibition offers a rigorous overview of Winogrand’s complete working life and reveals for the first time the full sweep of his career. [Read more...]