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24 August, 2015

Barcelona Museums Worth Exploring

Barcelona Museums Worth Exploring
Comments : 3 Posted in : Travel Guide for Barcelona - Catalunya - Spain on by : becca
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  It’s been months since my last Barcelona post, and my apologies for taking so long to catch up! In this travelogue, I’ll take you to three of Barcelona’s less visited museums—and two of them aren’t even off the beaten track! But their subject matter, however… MIBA: Museum of Idea and Inventions of Barcelona (Carrer
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26 October, 2013

Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder at the Great American Music Hall

Posted in : Absinthe, Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in San Francisco - CA, Champagne / Champenoise Style, Gin, Spirits on by : becca
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I tried this intriguing cocktail during my first show at the Great American Music Hall, which is an intimate space for a concert. Even the back of the venue doesn’t feel far removed from the musicians. Plus, the gorgeous architecture is worth a visit all on its own — if only they allowed SLRs into
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18 April, 2012

Straw Valley Café (Durham)

Comments : 8 Posted in : Coffee Shops, Coffee Shops in Durham - NC, Sake, Wine on by : becca
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Straw Valley Café 5420 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. New Hope Commons, Durham Website You may not have heard about Straw Valley Café from the Independent Weekly, Herald-Sun, or Carpe Durham articles on this coffeehouse, bar, and art gallery, but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting it. What might is its difficult-to-access location. It’s right off of
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14 April, 2010

All is Fair (Revolution, Downtown Durham)—Cocktail Review

Comments : 1 Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC, Events on by : becca
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All is Fair Revolution, Downtown Durham Website Now this cocktail isn’t one you are going to see again. Of course, it’s pretty to look at, and it sounds great: Jim Beam bourbon, lemon bitters, muddled strawberries, and basil are shaken together and poured over ice.  I liked the foam on top when it was served
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22 September, 2009

SPARKcon 2009

Comments : 1 Posted in : Events, Travel Guide for Raleigh - NC on by : becca
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Saturday, I spent the afternoon and evening checking out SPARKcon for the first time.  It’s a local event that brings together ideas, art, food, music, gaming, and whatever else people want to add down to Fayetteville Street in Raleigh. We began by strolling up the road and checking out the chalk art.  Here are some
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