How to drink like an Adult on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is next weekend (Sunday, March 17th)  and millions of Americans will be out, overindulging and celebrating their “heritage” for a day. Recently found I that I am 1% Irish/Scottish from Ancestry.com. Therefore I can give my opinion with 1% authority.  This year I’m hoping you can forget about the green beer and…

101 Ocean – Our Birthday Destination

My wife has a lot of friends, like a serious amount, so we seem to attend many birthdays. We both love these birthday gatherings as it brings our ‘groups’ together, and our friends can catch up on the details of our quickly moving lives. I’m often the group photographer too, but that’s another story. One…

Drinks at the Boatyard

One of the not-so-secret secrets of Fort Lauderdale is the Boatyard restaurant. Located right on the intercoastal, this is one of those see and be seen places. Well known for its half-price happy hour and ladies night specials, the Boatyard is a popular place for singles (and their friends) who are looking to meet other…

Mare Mio Restaurant

It’s the middle of one of the most massive tourist seasons here in South Florida, and we are on the parking lot better known as I-95 thinking about where to take our relatives from the UK. They mention Lincoln Road, which on many days is a wonderful place to go. With so many shops and…

3 Days in St. Augustine

Over 500 years ago a group of intrepid men and women set foot on what would become Florida and founded a city that still exists today. The world of history is fascinating – at least to me – and the fact that there is such an old place so close by made the yearning to…

Packers Game at Bokampers

Saturday night brings me to Bokampers to watch the Green Bay Packers loose to the Arizona Cardinals, though just barely. OK, so I was a bit disappointed at the outcome of the game, but it was well played by both sides. Bokampers Sports Bar and Grill, was well played too. It’s an upscale sports bar…

Shenanigan’s

Yes that man in the red bandana had a sword! Drinks are cheap, TV’s are all over and music is diverse and loud. Looking for a bar where everyone knows your name? Well, maybe that’s not here, but everyone, and I do mean everyone is here… Shenanigan’s practices the lost art of a neighborhood bar…