Tag: Street Art
Garage Door Graffiti at Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022
Garage Door Graffiti at Artisan Forge Studios Leaving our hotel to go get gas, I chanced across this little gem of a cooperative art studio in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. We ended up spending most of the day checking out the exterior sculptures, the interior artist shoppes, and, of course, the onsite lunch spot, Sweet Driver Cafe and Sweet Driver Chocolates! If you love art, next time you are in Eau Claire, definitely check out Artisan Forge Studios! Click HERE or on Any Photo in the Album Below for the Coolest Selection of Street Art Coloring Books for Kids AND Adults!
Exterior Sculpture Collection at Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022
Leaving our hotel to go get gas, I chanced across this little gem of a cooperative art studio in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. We ended up spending most of the day checking out the exterior sculptures, the interior artist shoppes, and, of course, the onsite lunch spot, Sweet Driver Cafe and Sweet Driver Chocolates! If you love art, next time you are in Eau Claire, definitely check out Artisan Forge Studios! Click HERE or on Any Photo in the Album Below for Great Ideas on Fostering a Love of ART With YOUR Kids!
A Fall Sunset in the School Bus Graveyard Alto, Georgia – 11/10/2021
Another trip to the School Bus Graveyard in Alto, Georgia, but this time, with the sun sinking into the golden fall horizon just beyond this supremely unique art installation… Color, everywhere, both naturally and creatively inspired. Light, dancing. Magic. Do you love Street Art? Consider checking out some of these cool Street Art Coloring Books! If you love School Bus Graffiti, CLICK HERE to see our entire collection of images from the School Bus Graveyard! We visit frequently, and things change regularly! MORE PICS COMING SOON!
Atlanta Braves 2021 World Series Champs at the School Bus Graveyard – Alto, Georgia – 11/10/2021
In case you haven’t heard, the Atlanta Braves are the World Series Champions! Driving through Braves Country, you can find the joy everywhere you go! Here, in the School Bus Graveyard, in Alto, Georgia, someone is letting everyone know! If you want to join in the celebration, click on any photo below to check out Atlanta Braves World Series Merch! If you love School Bus Graffiti, CLICK HERE to see our entire collection of images from the School Bus Graveyard! We visit frequently, and things change regularly!
Broadway Uptown Columbus – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021
All along Broadway in Uptown Columbus, Georgia, you will find loads of fun family dining and shopping options, as well as tons of art! And I mean TONS! Everywhere you turn, there is something for your eyes to enjoy! Murals, street art, sculptures, statues, art installations, painted electrical boxes, banners, and more! They even have some Kelsey Montague pieces, which we LOVE finding on our travels. She has some full size What Lifts You wings, which I still need to add here. But, the mini-wings are great for kids and pets! Check out KelseyMontagueArt.com to see some of her incredible…
An Art Walk Through Decatur – Decatur, Georgia – 03/05/2021
As kids get older, the travel destinations change a bit. You don’t spend as much time exploring kids’ museums or playing on playgrounds. But, the good news, if you happen to have a kid that likes art, is that EVERYWHERE can be a destination! Countless communities across the US (and the world) boast all sorts of public art projects. Such as street art, murals, painted utility boxes or fire hydrants, metal art, sculptures, window paintings, and so much more… Even fairy doors! And they are all AWESOME! Every town can indeed be a treasure hunt of beautiful, whimsical, weird, or…
School Bus Graveyard 2021 – Alto, Georgia – 02/12/2021
Since the last time we visited the School Bus Graveyard in January of 2020, we’ve been wondering if the art always stayed the same, or if they ever switched any out. It’s a tough call, because it is certainly fun to witness fresh creations. But, also bittersweet to see old works of art painted over with something else. But, the answer is, yes, there ARE new designs for 2021 at the School Bus Graveyard! And some of them are pretty incredible! Check out Drake Arnold’s White Tiger with its stunning blue eyes! And NACK and ARM’s infamous little faces adorn…
A Walk Around Hillsboro Village – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/26/2021
On our trips to Nashville now, we are trying to spend more time exploring the individual neighborhoods of the city. Each one lends such an unique spirit to the entire city of Nashville as a whole! Our day today took us through Belmont, and into Hillsboro Village. We explored the campus of Belmont University, had some Bubble Tea and a snack, and found some spirited street art. Then we headed over for a walk through Hillsboro Village, along 21st Avenue South. Quaint and historic buildings house trendy, modern shops and restaurants. All sorts of culinary adventures await, from the high…
A Hidden Graffiti Alley in Belmont – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/26/2021
One of the things about street art that will keep you on your toes as you are exploring, is that you never know where you’re going to find it! We were leaving Belmont today, after grabbing some tea and walking the the Belmont University Campus, and lo and behold, down a tiny little alleyway, we found a lot full of graffiti art! We loved the hidden speakeasy sort of vibe! Yummy little Gummy Bear teddy bears playing some jazzy tunes, and a kitty too cool for words… And a whole canvas of other creations! In a secret place for sure!…
Strong Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
So many great artists, and so many fun, inspiring, and thoughtful creations… Next time you are in East Tennessee, be sure to swing into Downtown Knoxville and check out this plethora of Street Art Creations around the area! Strong Alley is just East of Market Square, and is a fun way to spend the afternoon! Check out our other posts from Strong Alley! Be sure to let us know YOUR favorites!
Follow Your Bliss by Curtis Glover – Strong Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
Follow Your Bliss by Curtis Glover is another beautiful and inspirational piece along the walls of Strong Alley. Curtis stays busy beautifying the walls and alleys of Knoxville, Tennessee. It looks like he does a lot in Memphis, too! Check his work HERE and be on the lookout for his masterpieces throughout Tennessee and beyond! See the rest of our collection of Street Art in Strong Alley in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee! Oh, and like he says, Always…. Follow Your Bliss!
’71 Super Bug by Cody Swaggerty – Strong Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
Cody Swaggerty is an artist making waves in Strong Alley, and ALL over Knoxville, Tennessee and beyond! Many of the fun, bright creations in Strong Alley hail from the depths of Swaggerty’s imagination. ’71 Super Bug has been a staple on these walls for many years! Check them out! And be sure to check out Cody’s work on Instagram by clicking HERE! You might be surprised to see some familiar pieces of work from around town! See the rest of our collection of Street Art in Strong Alley in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee!
Not Kansas: The 865 Robot – Strong Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
We’re filing Not Kansas: The 865 Robot under our growing collection of awesome Robot Street Art! I’m not sure of the artist… But, we sure do love robots! Be sure to check out the other murals in Strong Alley in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee!
Save the Bees Rainbow Mandala by Chance Losher aka Professor Rainbow – Strong Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
Local Knoxville Artist Chance Losher, better known as Professor Rainbow, has worked hard to bring this lovely piece to Strong Alley in Downtown Knoxville, just east of Market Square! The Save the Bees Rainbow Mandala represents Chance’s bright, geometric print style. And we love the happy vibes! Be sure to check out Chance’s Bio, and Professor Rainbow’s collection of funky rainbow prints, starting at just $15! ProfessorRainbow.com
The Queen of East Tennessee: Dolly Parton Mural in Strong Alley by Colton Valentine and Megan Lingerfelt – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
Originally painted by Colton Valentine of San Antonio, and restored by Megan Lingerfelt of Knoxville, The Queen of East Tennessee, Dolly Parton, shines brilliantly in Strong Alley! Gorgeous work from both talented artists! If you’re passing through Knoxville, you should certainly visit Dolly, just a block east of Market Square! Click on any of the photos to check out books, music, and other Dolly Parton related merchandise!
Cassiopeia by Addison Karl – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020
Knoxville, Tennessee has an incredible amount of street art. Strong Alley / Graffiti Alley was actually one of my earliest experiences with appreciating murals and street art creations, and one of the reasons I fell in love with seeking Urban Canvas gems on ALL of our travels! Cassiopeia by Addison Karl is a newer piece, and one I didn’t even know about until we were passing through Market Square in Downtown Knoxville, and our heads jerked back and we both exclaimed, “WHOA! Look at THAT! We’ve gotta see THAT!” And then we pulled into the garage and jumped out to…
Do or Do Not… There is No Try by The Artist Seven – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020
But, wait, there’s more? Just when you think you found all of the murals by The Artist Seven in the Brainerd area of Chattanooga, there is yet another! And check this out! It’s Yoda! Do or Do Not… There is NO Try! How Amazing is The Artist Seven! But, wait… There’s more! Soon, we will be bringing you even MORE amazing work by The Artist Seven! Stay tuned! Click any photo to learn more about Urban Street Art Murals by the Artist Seven! If you like what you see, check out his merch and consider supporting him as an artist with your purchases!…
Goddess Maya by The Artist Seven – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020
When heading East on Brainerd Road in Chattanooga, you go through the Missionary Ridge Tunnel, and this STUNNING piece, Goddess Maya, is the first thing that hits you on the other side! And this is what I call The Land of Seven! Here in Brainerd, we have found at least 6 different pieces by this incredible street artist. I’m not sure how long he’s been gracing the walls of Chattanooga with his masterpieces, but The Artist Seven is absolutely LEGENDARY in my book! The colors are so striking, we can actually hear the music and feel the mood as this…
African Woodcarving and the Snake Staff by The Artist Seven – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020
These beautiful murals by The Artist Seven include African Woodcarving and the Snake Staff. Just East of the Missionary Ridge Tunnel along Brainerd Road, you can find several gorgeous pieces by The Artist Seven! Many of his other murals are definitely thought-provoking pieces paying homage to those that came before us. Native Americans, African Culture, Nature, and more… And he uses his art to make a positive impact in his community for those living here NOW! Click any photo to learn more about Urban Street Art Murals by the Artist Seven! If you like what you see, check out his merch and consider…
Native American Woman by The Artist Seven – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020
Another of our favorite street art murals, is Native American Woman by The Artist Seven. The brilliant colors tell such an emotional story. This mural, and many of his others, are thought-provoking pieces paying homage to those that came before us. And he uses his art to make a positive impact in his community for those living here NOW! Just East of the Missionary Ridge Tunnel along Brainerd Road, you can find several gorgeous pieces by The Artist Seven! Click any photo to learn more about Urban Street Art Murals by the Artist Seven! If you like what you see, check out his…
Shatter the Matrix by The Artist Seven – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020
Just East of the Missionary Ridge Tunnel along Brainerd Road, you can find several gorgeous pieces by The Artist Seven! I believe the name of this particular piece is Shatter the Matrix. Many of his other murals are definitely thought-provoking pieces paying homage to those that came before us. And he uses his art to make a positive impact in his community for those living here NOW! Click any photo to learn more about Urban Street Art Murals by the Artist Seven! If you like what you see, check out his merch and consider supporting him as an artist with your purchases! And…
Dimensional Evolution by The Artist Seven – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/14/2020
At this point in the Urban Canvas Street Art Game, I’d have to say The Artist Seven is pretty much our favorite! He is incredible! Just East of the Missionary Ridge Tunnel along Brainerd Road, you can find several gorgeous pieces by The Artist Seven! As you can see, the brilliant colors of Dimensional Evolution make us happy! And some of his other murals are definitely thought-provoking pieces paying homage to those that came before us. Click any photo to learn more about Urban Street Art Murals by the Artist Seven! And be sure to check out all the murals…
The School Bus Graveyard – Alto, Georgia – 01/06/2020
We’ve been spending more and more time seeking out super cool street art projects around the country. But, wait, what? A School Bus Graveyard? The School Bus Graveyard is a junk yard in Alto, Georgia, full of old school buses that have been painted up by talented artists in and around the Athens, Georgia area. Alto is a small town about an hour north northwest out of Athens. If you are coming from Atlanta, Interstate 85, splits into I-985, which eventually becomes US23 / GA365. And just a hair past Jae-Mor Farms, you will find The School Bus Graveyard, an…
Walking Through New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana – 12/17/2019
From contemporary urban amenities, through the historic districts, and into quaint neighborhoods, New Orleans is an easily walkable city, loaded with fun, and TONS OF FLAVOR! A little bit of Mardi Gras, no matter the time of year, can be found throughout these jovial streets and funky alleyways! Unique architecture, with hundreds of years of stories to tell! Music filling your ears… Art delighting your eyes! And, ’tis even the season, to throw a bit of Christmas spirit into the mix! Statues, monuments, and memorials, an homage to those that came before us… Street cars and riverboats… Moving people through…
Love Struck by D*Face – Los Angeles, California – 12/07/2019
Heading Eastbound along the Santa Monica Freeway, you can catch a glimpse of another masterpiece by British Street Artist D*Face. D*Face is one of our favorites to spot on our travels! We’ve seen his work now in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas! Love Struck is physically located at 3040 Robertson BlvdLos Angeles, CA 90034 And this image was a quick shot from I-10! Click on the links and photos to learn more about D*Face!
Street Art at Neonopolis on Fremont – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019
A new “420” museum in town might be an adult-only experience, but, hey, the street art installation is pretty “high” on the list of cool things to see at Neonopolis on Fremont!
Las Vegas Street Art – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019
The walls of Vegas buildings come alive with one of the best collections of Street Art we’ve seen yet! Colorful murals abound everywhere your head turns! It’s impossible to find them all in one trip, but I’ll stick as many as I can in this post for now! Eventually, I’ll probably pull them all out and make individual posts for each. Here is one collection of Vegas Murals. And a Public Art Map. And Another Mural Guide. And, of course, the ones we have found are below! As I sort through photos, I will be adding a LOT more! Art…
A Few Shots in Downtown Vegas and Along Fremont Street – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019
We have always spent most of our time in Vegas along the heart of The Strip itself, but this trip we wanted to spend more time Downtown and along Fremont Street. Lots more photos to come over the course of this trip, but here are a few on our first run through! Vegas is full of incredible street art, unique vintage signs, world famous restaurants, and so much more!
Los Muros De Burque: We Exist Somewhere Between Limbo and Purgatory on the HDIC Theatre Building – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019
We Exist Somewhere Between Limbo and Purgatory by Ernest Doty on the HDIC Theatre Building “Prolific and passionate street artist Ernest Doty equates justice and vision in his pursuit for more wall space. At once a mystic and a social activist, Ernest seems to want to drag the rest of the contemporary world into an age of neo-enlightenment, kicking and screaming. His ancient characters, with their multiple sad eyes have a message for us: their message is silence, compassion and social justice.” According to the website MurosABQ: “Muros translates from Spanish as “walls”. In Albuquerque, our walls bring people together….
Los Muros De Burque: The Fall of the Ten Suns by Jessica Angel on the Imperial Building – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019
The Fall of the Ten Suns by Jessica Angel on the Imperial Building “Jessica Angel’s design uses the story of the Ten Chinese Suns, in which all suns belonging to the ten Chinese days decided to go out at once, heating the earth and killing the crops. This mural design shows the fall of these suns into the night, bringing a dynamic change to Downtown Albuquerque, fostering the advent of an era with healthy food and accessible housing, paying tribute to the past while celebrating the future of this community.” According to the website MurosABQ: “Muros translates from Spanish as…
Los Muros De Burque: Totem of the Ancient Ones – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019
Totem of the Ancient Ones by Thomas Christopher Haag on the HDIC Theatre Building According to the website MurosABQ: “Muros translates from Spanish as “walls”. In Albuquerque, our walls bring people together. Throughout our vibrant city you’ll see our diverse culture expressed not just through the color of our skin, but through the color on our walls. Take a journey into the heart of who we are and discover the murals of Albuquerque.” Click Here for an Interactive Map of Street Art and Murals of Albuquerque, New Mexico!
Los Muros De Burque: The Mother Road / El Camino de Los Caminos – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019
Against a blazing backdrop, The Mother Road / El Camino de Los Caminos captures the spirit of Route 66 across the deserts of New Mexico. Click Here for an Interactive Map of Street Art and Murals of Albuquerque, New Mexico! Albuquerque is FULL of fascinating street art! It really is a part of all of the cultures represented in the city. According to the website MurosABQ: “Muros translates from Spanish as “walls”. In Albuquerque, our walls bring people together. Throughout our vibrant city you’ll see our diverse culture expressed not just through the color of our skin, but through the…
Los Muros De Burque: The Right of All Citizens to Vote… – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019
Albuquerque is FULL of fascinating street art! It really is a part of all of the cultures represented in the city. According to the website MurosABQ: “Muros translates from Spanish as “walls”. In Albuquerque, our walls bring people together. Throughout our vibrant city you’ll see our diverse culture expressed not just through the color of our skin, but through the color on our walls. Take a journey into the heart of who we are and discover the murals of Albuquerque.” This particular mural represents freedom of expression, and voting and equality, particularly for Native Americans, Women, and People of Color……
Random Downtown ABQ – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019
Walking around Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico… You never know what you are going to find! Cool buildings, Route 66 historic kitsch, fun markets, trendy coffee shops, and lots of street art!
Bad Lands by D*Face – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
In 2015, English Artist, D*Face, created his first piece for The Unexpected Project in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Isn’t it mind-blowing that this piece only took 5 days to create?! As we travel, we come across D*Face pieces pretty frequently. He is definitely at the top of our favorites because we see him so frequently! Bad Lands by D*Face Loction:317 Garrison AveFort Smith, AR 72901
Cherokee Women by Askew One – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
As he was planning his mural, New Zealand artist, Askew One, met with a modern Cherokee chief in Oklahoma. He then created this stunning design with the faces of the four Cherokee women closest to the chief, his mother, wife, daughter, and sister. Cherokee Women by Askew One Location:505 Rogers AveFort Smith, AR 72901
The Mole by ROA – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Belgian Artist ROA is known for his large-scale signature black and white hand-painted wildlife! In Fort Smith, you can find both The Mole and The Otter! We found The Mole! The Mole Location:505 Rogers AveFort Smith, AR 72901 The Otter Location:812 Garrison AveFort Smith, AR 72901
Side by Side by Pref – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
London Graffiti Artist, Pref, has a unique signature style that morphs words and phrases into the most intriguing visual creations! Side by Side is anything but a simple example of this multi-dimensional awesomeness!
Rapto Divino by Jaz & Pastel – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Argentinian Artists, Jaz and Pastel, collaborate on this massive piece, Rapto Divino. Jaz is considered one of the most influential street artists of all time. It was an honor to take some time to appreciate the complexities of the symbolism represented in their work. Mural Name:Rapto Divino Mural Location: 15 South 9th StFort Smith, AR 72901
War Birds by Ana Maria – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Puerto Rican Artist, Ana Maria, graces another Fort Smith wall with her stunning creation, War Birds! Mural Name:War Birds Mural Location:923 Rogers AveFort Smith, AR 72901 The Unexpected Project Be sure to check out her other self-titled Fort Smith Masterpiece in the Unexpected Project Series, Ana Maria by Anamarietta You can also follow her on Instagram!
Butterflies by Mantra – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
There is nothing I love more than the serendipitous beauty of a butterfly! And knowing there is someone painting such magnificent butterfly creations on walls around the world is music to my ears! French Artist Mantra has quite the collection of wildlife street art in his global portfolio, and he has been leaving these butterfly collections in many different places for us to enjoy! Thanks, Mantra! The Unexpected Project
Catira by Bicicleta Sem Freio – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Bicicleta Sem Freio, translated, means Bicycles Without Brakes. These guys are a powerhouse Brazilian art duo transforming cityscapes around the world! Such a magnificent piece here in Fort Smith! Mural Name: Catira Location: 8020 Garrison AveFort Smith, AR 72901 The Unexpected Project
Ana Maria by Anamarietta – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
This is the first Anamarietta mural we found in Fort Smith today. The Artist, Ana Maria, is a current resident of Fort Smith, but she originally hails from Puerto Rico. Trillian really loved this piece! Artist: Ana Maria aka AnamariettaMural Name: Ana Maria800 Garrison AvenueFort Smith, AR 72901 The Unexpected Project
War Paint by D*Face at The Park at West End – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
I can honestly admit, The Park at West End defies almost all description. We did catch it off season, so it is hard to speak of it in its prime. We investigated the peculiarity from every corner, never sure exactly what we were looking at… Bright colors, unique fixtures… Even a carousel. And a ferris wheel! But, add in the Street Art from The Unexpected Project… And you’ve also got Space Giraffes and Astronaut Chickens, as well as Giant Chicken Statues, Giant Cowboys on Horseback, and yet another GIANT Giraffe… So, putting it lightly, even on a quiet winter day,…
Metamorphosis by NHS/SHS – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Two local high schools came together to bring this particular mural to fruition. I don’t know if it has an official name, but for obvious reasons, I refer to it as “Metamorphosis” and, quite frankly, I LOVE it. Located on the side of the Designer Again Consignments in Downtown Fort Smith, this bright, bold, and cheerful representation of the life cycle of the butterfly, and our most recognized symbol of the growth of the human spirit, beckons you with a fun and playful welcome! Be sure to check it out! Artist: Northside High School / Southside High School Students Location:16…
Johannes Gutenberg by UAFS Students – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Johannes Gutenberg by UAFS Students 709 North B StreetFort Smith, AR 72901 The Unexpected Project
Royal Spirits by Faith 47 – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Stunning Tigers come alive in Fort Smith, Arkansas! Royal Spirits by Faith 47 815 North B Street Fort Smith, AR 72901 The Unexpected Project
UAFS – University of Arkansas – Fort Smith – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
Our first stop for a day exploring Fort Smith, Arkansas in all its past and present glory, was a quick run through the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. And the first mural we spotted was at the UAFS Alumni Center! We also took a second to check out the UAFS Mascot, Numa the Lion!
Beneath the Surface by Matt McLeod – 6th and Main – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019
In the Creative Corridor of Little Rock, Arkansas, at the corner of 6th and Main, you can’t miss this stunning 30 foot tall mural, Beneath the Surface, by artist Matt McLeod! Depicting a Koi Pond, as seen from above, these bright, vibrant fish add a lively magic to the downtown area! Check out this awesome article for more great information on this wonderful work of art!
What Lifts You Mural – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/29/2019
Aye… We were just at the What Lifts You Mural in Nashville last week! I didn’t even know there was a sister mural to it in Chattanooga! Alternatively titled, as seen on my Facebook page… I have wings. And I’m not afraid to use them. Let’s FLY!
Random Shots in Downtown Nashville – Nashville, Tennessee – 06/20/2016
There’s always a whole lotta’ adventure going on in Nashville, Tennessee! Music City USA!
Greetings from Jersey City – Jersey City, New Jersey – 05/15/2019
Well, it’s not the clearest photo… But, what the heck, Greetings from Jersey City, New Jersey, you’s guys!
Harry O’s Passyunk Gardens – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018
Beautiful murals showcase Urban Community Gardening at the South Philly intersection where Passyunk meets Wharton. Harry O’s Passyunk Gardens were created in 2011 for a taping of the Rachael Ray Show, with space generously donated by Maria Olivieri in honor of her father Harry “The Boss” Michael Olivieri. The murals were created by Delancey Berzin, as well as other artists listed on the wall that touches E. Passyunk. Such a fun little find! Philly has some INCREDIBLE street art! Have you captured any of the great murals throughout the city?
Random Shots Throughout the Chelsea Market – New York, New York – 12/11/2018
Christmas is a fabulous time to visit the Chelsea Market! So many seasonal gifts, and decorations… So many kinds of candies and cookies from all over the world. And then, the regular shoppes and wares were also wonderful to peruse! All sorts of cultural fare, food, and gifts… Foods, snacks, desserts, drinks… The signs, the art… The ambiance! You can get it all, right here! And it feels MAGICAL!
Keeping Augusta Funky – Augusta, Georgia – 11/03/2018
We were in Augusta tonight to do a little work on the TobyMac / Ryan Stevenson Tour. We helped these guys out for a few dates on this run. Absolutely phenomenal gentlemen, and we were quite honored to be a part of their team! In the mean time, we enjoyed walking along Broad Street, checking out the sites around the Miller Theater. I grew up in Augusta, so it’s always fun to take the kids through my old stomping grounds!
A Double Scoop of Sweet Ice Cream Fun at Santa Lucia’s Ice Cream – Princeton, Minnesota – 05/31/2018
Santa Lucia’s Ice Cream – Princeton, Minnesota Santa Lucia’s has been serving up the sweetest ice cream in Princeton, Minnesota since 2009! They are a local, family-owned, seasonal business in a small town! With HUGE flavor the size of the hearts! And on this hot summer day, these frozen treats sure do hit the spot! Check Out Our SPGFAN Princeton, Minnesota QUIKLIST! For ALL the Things to Do in Minnesota, CLICK HERE! See Everything Our Family Has Done in Minnesota! Click HERE or on Any Photo Below forIce Cream Fun In Your Own Home!
That Minneapolis Vibe – Random Shots of Downtown – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018
Some of my favorite albums after the fact are just the random architecture shots from around the cities we explore! A glimpse into daily life. The juxtaposition between old and new, modern and historic. Industry, technology, infrastructure. It’s fascinating! And Minneapolis is definitely a beautiful city full of charming history and fun modern day vibes! Check Out Our SPGFAN Minneapolis, Minnesota QUIKLIST! For ALL the Things to Do in Minnesota, CLICK HERE! See Everything Our Family Has Done in Minnesota! Click HERE or on Any Photo Belowto Check Out Other Travel Books and Tools for Minneapolis!
The Sights and Sounds of Downtown Saint Paul – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/23/2018
After a day exploring the Minnesota State Capitol Building and Grounds, and the Cathedral of Saint Paul, we spent some time meandering through Downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. Lots of unique architecture, historic and modern; fun street art pieces; monuments and memorials; and so much more… Saint Paul is a beautiful city, and Minnesota is a GREAT family-friendly destination to consider! Click on any photo for resources to plan YOUR family’s trip to Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota!
Downtown Elk River – Elk River, Minnesota – 05/20/2018
We spent a lovely afternoon, just strolling through Downtown Elk River, Minnesota. The Elk River Lutheran Church was hosting a community festival. The air was filled with sounds of German music, and our taste buds satisfied with a host of German foods and flavored pastries, such as Berliner Doughnuts and Apple Fritters. We also got some cool hands-on animal experiences, as hosted by another community group. We explored Rivers Edge Commons Park, and walked the shops and restaurants throughout the downtown area. A beautiful day in a fun, community-oriented city, on the banks where the Elk River and Mississippi River…
A Little Chicago Style Street Art – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018
Chicago is loaded with gorgeous buildings, and we are starting to find more and more street art tucked into the corners. Well, I say corners, but some of the street art pieces here are HUGE! Taking up several stories, and sometimes even the entire building! Do you love Street Art? Click on any of the photos for some Super Cool Street Art Coloring Books! Be on the lookout as we add even more Street Art we’ve seen! Check out our Urban Canvas Collection! And Chicago Street Art!
Chicago Architecture – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018
A little driving, a lot of walking… And a whole lot of really tall buildings! Old and new… Shiny and worn… Stories in the stories…. I love architecture photography, and Chicago offers some of the best opportunities for it, so I hope you enjoy scrolling through the collection! Click on any photo to see a selection of books on Chicago Architecture!
A Sunset Walk Around The Soo – Sault Ste, Marie, Michigan – 05/14/0018
After we said goodbye to our friend, we spent a little while longer walking through Downtown Sault Ste. Marie to take in the unique mix of historic architecture, local business, community preservation, and even some of the more modern creative street art.
Welcome to the Soo! – Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan – 05/14/2018
We are on our way to visit a dear friend in the Soo! Welcome to Sault Ste. Marie on the US / Canadian border in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan!
Downtown Bell Buckle – Bell Buckle, Tennessee – 05/09/2018
Founded in 1852, Bell Buckle is a quintessential small Tennessee town with a thriving arts community, loads of fun shops, and incredible restaurants and cafes filling its spirited town square. You could literally spend hours, if not days, walking through the nostalgia of generations gone by, filling your belly with delectable Southern delights, and maybe even treating your ears to some joyful Bluegrass Music! Bell Buckle isn’t too far off Interstate 24, between Chattanooga and Nashville, but it is WELL worth the time to check it out! Be sure to stop by the Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce or the…
Strong Alley AKA Graffiti Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 09/03/2017
Knoxville is a phenomenal place to check out murals and graffiti. All throughout downtown, you can find incredible hidden treasures! Graffiti Alley is a sight to behold, and we could literally spend all day appreciating the finest nuances of what really goes into these works of art. If you are in the Knoxville area and would like to check out the infinite variety of Street Art offered in this funky little city, check out this link: Knoxville Mural Map Let us know what you find!