Home to the University of Michigan, this city of 114,000 residents offers an abundance of high caliber museums and galleries.
Kansas City, Mo.’s walkable greater downtown offers solid architecture, happening shops, exemplary ribs — and lots of surprises.
For my recent visit to Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, I brought along the rocker in the family: my husband, Chris, a guitarist and music buff, who also blogs about musical gear and equipment. This was our second pilgrimage to this shrine to rock, which is marking its 15th anniversary, and […]
Over the decades, developer Joe Edwards has opened an eclectic mix of bars and entertainment venues in the St. Louis neighborhood known as The Loop. Smelling the promise inherent in these funky blocks abutting Washington University, vintage boutiques and art galleries have followed, and the place has earned recognition from urban planners as one of […]
The Indy 500, which will be held this year on May 30, isn’t just another spin around the race track — it’s a complete experience. “People don’t just come for the race,” says Donald Davidson, the world’s only full-time race track historian. “It’s the sheer spectacle of it all, the excitement, the party, the history […]
The luminous Gateway Arch stands as St. Louis’ greatest architectural and sculptural feat –- and remains a symbol of the city’s historic role as a link between east and west.
As a boy in Ohio, I would listen to the radio series Adventures in Good Music, hosted by the mellifluous musicologist Karl Haas. As the announcer proclaimed, “from the Fisher Building,” I’d wonder about this mysterious place. At last I’ve seen the reality. . .
In Chicago, a new and temporal structure captures the vibrant and fluid cultural life of the once and future city.