If there’s anything I learned since I started work – it’s to make the most out of holiday/long weekends! So this past Memorial Day weekend, we drove down to Austin (a mere 3.5 hrs away from Dallas) for a little getaway. Here’s some ideas on what to do in Austin in 3 days: Shop at South Congress Avenue […]
Last weekend, I went blueberry picking for the first time! I heard that June & July was blueberry season, so I wanted to try my hand at picking my own at Blueberry Hill Farms. So here’s what I discovered: Almost all of the bushes were picked clean! I warned my dad against coming too late in the […]
Since visiting Cherokee Street for the first time, I never would’ve thought that I’d be back for their biggest event of the year – Cinco de Mayo celebration! Thanks to some persuasion from Kara, I ended checking out the festivities last Saturday instead of studying for finals…and I don’t regret that decision one bit. It […]
It’s been a while since I’ve ventured around St. Louis! Thankfully that was remedied last weekend when a couple of adventurous buddies and I visited a graffiti wall down by the Gateway Arch. Plenty of talented graffiti artists have made their mark (and unfortunately plenty of non-talents have too) on the mile-long flood wall by the riverfront. In fact, it’s […]
In all my four years of schooling, I’ve only stepped into the Kemper Art Museum on campus twice. First was when the WǑMEN (我们): CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART exhibit came along two years ago. More recently, several pieces from the museum’s vault were temporarily on display to the public (hence, vault party). Fun fact I learned from my […]
Last weekend, I had the awesome opportunity to explore another one of St. Louis’s neighborhoods, Cherokee Street. It’s mostly known for its superb Mexican food (which was true – Taquiera El Bronco‘s tacos were just as good as the ones back home in Texas), but the street also had a ton of neat boutiques and antique stores.