One of the places we checked out during our wedding anniversary weekend adventure in New York City was the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) located at 11 West 53rd Street. Tickets were $25 for adults and $18 for seniors. We enjoyed viewing exhibitions and collections by Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Georges-Pierre Seurat, Georgia O’Keeffe and one of our favorite exhibition, Refik Anadol - Unsupervised.
Here is a quick look at what it was like at the MoMa…
My wife and I traveled to Orlando, Florida last week to see our daughter during her college softball tournament, The Spring Games. Luckily, on the day we arrived there were no scheduled games, so we went straight from the airport to her team’s hotel in Winter Garden, FL. We were extremely excited to see her and definitely made the most out of our visit. While the tournament started earlier in the week, we did have a chance to catch a few games. The games were held at two field locations, Legends Way Ball Field in Clermont, FL and Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, FL. I should tell you, watching softball games can be exciting and extremely stressful at the same time.
Here are a few photos from our trip…
Hope everyone had a great weekend. My son Aijalon and I braved the extreme cold weather on Saturday to attend the Philly Auto Show. The annual winter event at the Philadelphia Convention Center took place from January 28 to February 5. We first checked out the newest vehicles from Ford, Honda, Jeep, Lexus, GMC, Aston Martin and more. Then we went downstairs to Custom Alley where on display were custom cars from A1 Wraps, Autoholics and Philly Customz just to name a few. We were a little disappointed that there weren't more celebrity custom cars but we still had an amazing time.
Here are photos and a short video…
Apple Cider Donuts - Hot, yummy, delicious, sugar-coated sweet treats is the best way to describe apple cider donuts. It’s the season and we took full advantage of it. We visited Minard’s Family Farm in Clintondale, New York to get some cider donuts. I bought two dozen cider donuts ($23.76) and Asenath got two apple turnovers ($4 each + tax) for her cousin Trichia. Here are some photos…
Yes, it was a good idea! Asenath and I visited the Barnes Foundation Museum in Philadelphia on Saturday. Walking around looking at artwork for about 2 hours made us both hungry, lol. The museum has a collection of the world’s most important impressionist, post-impressionist, and modern paintings, including works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso. Displayed alongside them are African masks, native American jewelry, Greek antiquities, and decorative metalwork.
Around 1:30 pm we had lunch at the Barnes Foundation’s Garden Restaurant. Asenath ordered the HOUSE MADE FALAFEL and I had the SEARED SALMON, no drinks. Our lunch totaled $56+tip. Here are photos of our delicious meals...
After lunch we went to check out the current exhibition of Isaac Julien: Once Again . . . (Statues Never Die), an immersive film installation exploring the relationship between Dr. Albert C. Barnes and famed philosopher and cultural critic Alain Locke.
Here is a video clip of the exhibition...
For the four days Asenath and I were in Miami, we walked a total of 22.64 miles. We plan to add more miles this weekend and we challenge you to do the same. Here are some pics I took while we walked the streets, lol…
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During our trip to Miami for our wedding anniversary we visited the famous outdoor museum, Wynwood Walls. Wynwood Walls became a major art statement led by the late Tony Goldman's "commitment to graffiti and street art." The outdoor museum features over thirty five hand-sprayed huge, colorful street murals, sculptures and two street-art galleries. A general admission ticket is twelve dollars. If you're ever in Miami I recommend checking out this museum. We had a great time. Here are a few photos...
First Watch - Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch.
LaScala’s Fire - Wood-fired Italian American with a modern twist.
Bahama Breeze - Caribbean inspired food.
The Mexican Food Factory - Authentic Mexican Food.
Bonefish Grill - Market-fresh fish, savory wood-grilled specialties.
Blue Point Grill - An extensive selection of impeccably fresh seafood in a fun, lively setting.
Thai Village Place - Thai and other Asian fusion cuisine.
Yard House - Passion for great beer, great food and great music.
Hope you have a wonderful weekend planned. One of the things I plan to do this weekend is to read a few comic books. Yesterday I went to the comic book store in Philadelphia and bought three books, Basilisk #8, Barbarella #8 and Savage Spider-Man #2. Here is a video clip I made of the store’s location, if you like ..
Fat Jack’s Comicrypt, Philadelphia.