Author Archives: Joshua Kristoff

9 Things To Do In Los Angeles While Sober

You can do anything you want in Los Angeles, and, no, I don’t mean that as a ‘city of dreams’ metaphor. You won’t find a more diverse collection of events, music, and clubs anywhere else in the world. But even in a city as...


10 Things to Do in DC While Sober

Not all types of fun involves being drunk. Whether you’ve been hitting the bars a bit to hard lately, or you’ve just never seen the appeal of booze, here are a selection of fun events that you can enjoy completely Sober. Train for the...



Contest Alert: Wine and Dine Sweepstakes

Get ready, because we’re about to take the phrase wining and dining to a whole new level with our NYC Wine and Dine Sweepstakes.   For relaxing at home Bright Cellar is offering a 3-month subscription, which gives you a wine and cheese selection....


6 Indie Bookstores Loved By DC Bookworms

Through much of the 90s, large-scale bookstores such as Barnes & Noble and Books & Co. grew in popularity. Movies of the 90s, such as You’ve Got Mail, made central plot points around how these stores were driving business away from smaller independent local...


We’ll All Scream For The Museum Of Ice Cream

The newest Los Angles pop-up museum is going to be out of CONE-trol. I want to cover the basics before digging into the details of what is guaranteed to be L.A.’s coolest new pop-up museum. One, it’s temporary. The New York version was only...


4 Prank Pulling Presidents

April 1st is fast approaching, a holiday many would call the most fun day of the year because it’s time to celebrate the time-honored tradition of the prank. When most people hear the word prank they think of someone under the age of 18,...



15 Things To Do In Chicago While Sober

Drinking is more than a hobby in Chicago. A huge part of our history was defined by defying laws to keep the spirits flowing. But, although it sometimes it feels like booze flows in the streets of Chicago (literally if you’re in Wrigleyville) there’s...


Tidal Basin Cherry Blossoms Defy March Freeze

Washington, DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the most famous and stunning celebrations in the United States, honoring the original gift of 3,000 Cherry Blossom trees from Tokyo in 1912. Questions about the nature of this year’s festival came to the forefront after...