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Welcome to Downtown, Beyond!

Posted by Lisa N. Ha Beyond became my favorite downtown restaurant before it even opened. No, it’s not because I’m Vietnamese and they serve Pan-Asian cuisine…not entirely, at least. I loved the idea of the business emerging from the Spanky Macher/pedestrian walkway/parking deck construction incidents. (True dowtownies will know the events to which I refer … Continue reading

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Secret Garden?

Posted by Lisa N. Ha: This takes urban gardening to a new level. I’ve noticed these planters in my neighborhood and downtown all summer, but haven’t found anyone who can tell me what they are (granted, I’ve only asked my neighbor Peter, and he didn’t know). The setup is the same: randomly placed vegetable or … Continue reading