Travel Picks: Hotel Le Marais

    I adored my time at Hotel Le Marais.  It’s one of my  Vacay TRAVEL PICKS for New Orleans. Situated in the middle of the French Quarter, just a short walk from Burbon Street, is Hotel Le Marais.  It’s a boutique hotel with a cultured mix of modern design that blends perfectly with centuries-old facades and…

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Shoes That Save the Urbane Tourist

Walking down a street I’ve never been on before…  Sunshine that won’t quit and miles of beautiful cityscape that begs to be discovered.  Feet don’t fail me now. As part of my New Orleans  travel recap, I have to give props to my wise purchase of Crocs Adrina Flats.  I never thought I would wear…

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Pharrell’s Film “Dope” Delivers

Sundance award-winning film (2014), “DOPE” makes it to movie screens this week with a nod to the street life from the perspective of a socially inept high schooler. “It’s hard out here for a geek” is the aptly put tagline which sums up the film’s approach to showing a slice of hood life.  Three kids…

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