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The Oceans’ Bark Beckons

In 2011, Mitch VanDoff and his son went on a random visit to Gilgo Beach. Walking along the shore, they found some interesting pieces of driftwood and decided to take them home. Later, Mitch sat at his kitchen table looking over the pieces of weathered wood, trying to imagine what he could turn them into. Read More

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Earth Arts

Everything tells a story – Michelle Kelly, Earth Arts of Long Beach Happy New Year Long Beach! This month I’m sharing an interview I did with Michelle Kelly, owner of Earth Arts of Long Beach. I’ve always wanted to visit her pottery/art studio and before the end of 2017, I finally got my chance. Michelle Read More

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From Vienna, With Love

People are amazing when you sit on a street corner. When I first moved to Long Beach, I was certain that the ocean was our single greatest treasure. But writing this blog has shown me what an abundance of treasures we have in this town.  My latest discovery is Hedy Pagremanski, who is quite simply a Read More

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