IT’S LOCAL: A VISIT TO KINSTON, N.C.

It was time to hit the road for a short trip to Eastern North Carolina. We wanted to revisit New Bern, N.C. where we had been just a year ago. But this time we went purposely to see and visit Tryon Palace and its gardens. Yes, it was a little early in the season to […]

IT’S LOCAL: HOTEL 21C in DURHAM, N.C.

This is one hot spot in the ‘hood. HOTEL 21c This unique “chain” of hotel/museums has, at last count, five locations. I was part of a private art tour and lunch at the Durham, North Carolina hotel. It’s right in the center of the revitalized downtown area with DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) just a […]

IT’S LOCAL: REYNOLDA HOUSE MUSEUM

I was very fortunate to be part of a day long “field trip” to Winston-Salem, N.C. to the Reynolda House Museum First, there is the exhibit. “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement 1887-1920” Here is the website page for the exhibit: It. Is. Fabulous. It is a must-see if you are anywhere near…or […]