Sights and Sounds

10 essentials for your next pool party

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor parties. More specifically, it is time to begin planning your next pool party. Few other summer activities combine fun and relaxation, and you don’t need the temperature to be anything other than hot in order to have… Read more

Summer music festivals around the nation

Summer is the prime time for all kinds of outdoor fun, and that includes music festivals. Every year, thousands of amped-up music fans come together for a weekend of eclectic performances and beautiful weather. More and more spring up every year, making it a challenge to keep up with that’s… Read more

Phone photography tips to make your instagram pop

Taking and posting pictures on social media is a fun way to share moments in your life. Not only that, it can help you express your creative side. If you’re finding that the stock filters and settings for the photos you take leave something to be desired, you’re not alone…. Read more

Apartment-friendly instruments to learn to play

Learning an instrument can be a rewarding experience. Developing a new skill is always a good thing, and when it is something as enjoyable as playing music, it can open you up to a whole new world filled with creativity and new people. There are so many instruments to choose… Read more

The History of Gastropubs

The history of gastropubs

The restaurant world has a tendency to bat around buzzwords and phrases that do not make immediate sense to those who aren’t in the know. Often, the concepts behind these words are actually pretty interesting. One example is that of the gastropub, a cross between a bar and a restaurant…. Read more