A Far Cut Above the Average “Corner Kniepe”: Martinique Restaurant & Bar

Berlin has traditionally been known for its many restaurants, bars, and cafès, among other things, but in this modern age of intense gentrification and money demanding change in some areas, Martinique Restaurant & Bar is actively resisting that trend. Where historical neighborhoods are losing their souls and hearts with the huge influx of people arriving […]

Daddy Hemingway & Bad Bitches Club Gig, Puro Sky Lounge-Berlin, Germany

We rolled at the Daddy Hemingway gig at Puro Skye Lounge, at the Europe Center in Berlin, Germany on Friday, 26 July 2013.   And so, our motley crew confounded the downstairs security presence, but we made it through with our V.I.P. wristbands. Later we met the legend Daddy Hemingway; again for Luca, but it […]

“Peace & Verdigris”: At Neu Kirchenhof Von St. Nikolai & St. Marien, A Graveyard

My schedule is always challenging, both personal and professional. Especially with so many complications involving bureaucracy, health, family, finances, if I choose to assess myself, I find I’m often exhausted physically, mentally and emotionally. But I’ve always been a person who told myself, whatever happens, “You can make it.” That simple statement is my life […]

Summer BBQ-ing Photos (Wishful Thinking)

Snow is predicted yet again here in Berlin, but at least it’s not supposed to be as cold as the -12 we’ve been hitting recently. Some photos of summer barbeques and seriously looking forward to family, friends & grilled meats and garden patios. All photos by me.

Holding A Piece of Spring In Your Hand (Photos)

To some degree it happens every year: Scharmützelsee freezes. It’s a large lake about an hour or so from Berlin. All water freezes at a certain temperature, little lakes and ponds of all sorts, but when you have larger bodies of water that can be a more amazing thing to view. Last year, if you’ll […]