Archive for Tag Archives: ' Art'

4+ Adults-Oriented Must-Dos in Winchester, Virginia

Discover Winchester-Frederick County in the Shenandoah Valley. By Hope S. Philbrick My first impression of Winchester, Virginia: Don’t wait for a conference as an excuse to visit. You can’t really get to know a place while [...]

Hampshire County, West Virginia

Natural wonders, enduring traditions By Hope S. Philbrick Hampshire County, which celebrates its 263rd anniversary this year, is the oldest county in the state of West Virginia. Billed as a “natural, two-lane paradise,” the County borders [...]

Dollywood: Open For 2017

“If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.” —Dolly Parton Adults-oriented amusements abound, including a new thrill: “Drop Line.” By Hope S. Philbrick A few years ago, before I’d ever set foot in the [...]

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

The Lowcountry’s best-kept secret. By Hope S. Philbrick Sincere yet playful, beautiful yet authentic, loaded with everything a vacationer needs yet not overrun with tourist attractions: This is South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Located between Myrtle Beach [...]

30: Celebrating Dolly in Bronze

The bronze statue of Dolly Parton has graced the Sevier County Courthouse yard for 30 years. By Hope S. Philbrick Of course you know Dolly! Dolly Parton is renowned as a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, actress, author, [...]

Lexington, Kentucky’s Art Infusion

Galleries abound. You can also meet a famous horse. By Renée S. Gordon Lexington is a wonderful place to experience Kentucky’s melding of southern hospitality, luxury and charm with cutting-edge sports, arts, dining and shopping. The [...]

Hillyer House

Boutique shopping in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick Hillyer House is an award-winning gallery established in 1970 by the Hillyer-Reed family. Owner Paige Riley collects exceptional works of art from over 400 local, regional [...]

Realizations

Shop at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick The Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi “opened in 1991 and is dedicated to the celebration of the [...]

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“Independent by Design” By Renée S. Gordon Philadelphia’s variously recognized as “The City of Murals,” “The City of Restaurants,” “The City of the Arts” and “The City of Neighborhoods.” It boasts more than 3,000 murals—a greater [...]

Art History and Mystery in Flanders, Belgium

Tracing Jan van Eyck’s ‘Mystic Lamb’ By Renée S. Gordon I love to travel and I love a good mystery: There is nothing more spine-tingling than combining the two in a single destination. Ghent is situated [...]

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