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Review: The Green Pig Bistro Clarendon

“Green Pig Bistro.” (To get a full screen view, scroll over ‘thumbnails’ and click on ‘fullscreen.’) Clarendon, Arlington, VA (July 10, 2012) – Just off Clarendon Boulevard and onto North Filmore Street, there is a new restaurant called Green Pig […]


Review: Stock Restaurant in Trump Hotel Toronto

“Stock Restaurant.” (To get a full screen view, scroll over ‘thumbnails’ and click on ‘fullscreen.’) Toronto, ON Canada (June 28, 2012) – Never visiting Canada before, but wanting to cross that off my list, I headed up to the city […]


Review: Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 20, 2012) – With its doors opening in December 4, 2009, the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas is the most luxurious and pristine destination located on the desert casino strip.  Designed entirely by interior designer Adam […]


Review: Renaissance Hotel 57 New York

New York, New York (February 19, 2012) – Just about a block from Central Park, the 2009 renovated Renaissance Hotel 57 greets you with a stylish boutique feeling. When you enter, you will feel the unique custom and contemporary floral […]


Review: Ace Hotel Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA (February 7, 2012) – Ah Palm Springs. An oasis of relaxation and retirement. This is the spot for sunny warm weather almost year round. Blue skies beg you to sit by the pool and open that book […]


Review: Residence Inn Munich City East

Munich, Bavaria (December 20, 2011) – This past week, my love of lobbies took me across the world to Germany, in a town called München, located in Bavaria. This is the first Residence Inn in Eastern Europe and offers a […]


Grand Lucayan Bahamas Opens Its Doors

Freeport, Bahamas (November 28, 2011) – Musical artists and performers descended to the Grand Lucayan, Bahamas, in Grand Bahama Island on November 11 and 12 for the Inaugural Grand Lucayan Celebrity Weekend. Grand Lucayan, Bahamas, is a AAA Four-Diamond award […]

Jefferson hotel 2011 dc

Review: Jefferson Hotel

Washington, DC (January 19, 2011) – I’ve been told to go to this hotel lobby for quite some time and after my visit, I understood why so many of you were lobbying me to go. This hotel was renovated by ForrestPerkins and […]

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