Phu Quoc

I heard a Vietnamese woman describe Phu Quoc as the Hawaii of Vietnam. I don’t know whether or not that’s a good comparison – though its tourism industry is certainly picking up since the completion of a new commercial airport in 2012. Riding through the island, there is a lot of construction going on, and…

To Saigon

I was supposed to have an incredible, cinematic story to tell. A story of my risky descent into Tiananmen Square in Beijing during a barely five hour layover en route to Vietnam. I’d get there in a cab and return via public transit. I had screen shots of the exact drop off location for the…

New Shoes!

Shoes talk right? I mean, whether flip flops, Ferragamos, or combat boots, we expect to have a host of assumptions made about us based on footwear. Late Christmas night, I got a kick out of Plainfield hip hop due Negros Americanos exploration of this subject, in a new video called New Shoes, recorded all around Plainfield.

Drake House Christmas ornament now available

A limited-edition Drake House Museum Ornament is available this year for $10. All proceeds will support the mission of the Historical Society of Plainfield. Ornaments, both reserved online or on a walk-in basis, can be picked up from the Drake House Museum at 602 West Front Street on Saturdays between 2 and 4pm.