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Elizabeth Johnson

May 25, 2017 / Lifestyle

"Life is getting up an hour early to live an hour more." It’s not every morning one gets to enjoy a golden sunrise, learn fascinating bodybuilding details and share charming places to visit that’s ...

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Straight Out of France

May 20, 2017 / Lifestyle

One would describe Tony as a true conversationalist and a seeker of knowledge! He recently visited Gentle Ink Sasebo from France as a guest tattooer, and I was fortunate to watch him tattoo a clie...

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Timeless Chocolate

May 5, 2017 / Lifestyle

There is chocolate then there is hand-crafted bean-to-bar chocolate.  Meet Masayuki Hayashi he’s the owner of Timeless Chocolate out of Okinawa Japan, the concept of bean-to-bar chocolate literall...

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Franks Chop Shop

March 5, 2017 / Lifestyle

During a brief visit to Franks Chop Shop, I’ve watched many customers come in to get a haircut and leave more than satisfied.  There was one of their customers who left an impression when I entere...

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Brylee Williamson

March 4, 2017 / Lifestyle

Have you ever met someone who’s living the epic poem Invictus written by William Ernest Henley?  I’ve recently had a cup of coffee with Brylee Williamson, and she’s an amazing spirit who’s forging...

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Cafe Mellow

January 28, 2017 / Lifestyle

Meet Ryoji Kitagawa he’s the owner and barista for Cafe Mellow.  The decor feels very much like the 1970’s, the psychedelic vibe is easy going and the music sounds familiar.  This Cafe is a fun an...

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Crossroads Coffee

January 20, 2017 / Lifestyle

Meet Iwata Syotaro the owner and barista of Crossroads Coffee. It's been less than a week, and Crossroads Coffee doors are open and brewing specialty coffee for its eager customers. After visiting...

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Kariomons Coffee Roaster

January 18, 2017 / Lifestyle

Meet Hiroyuki Itoh he's the owner of Kariomons Coffee Roaster, and he’s passionate about specialty coffee.  I visited his coffee shop and the one thing that stood out to me was the creative use of...

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Peco Matsuo

April 9, 2016 / Lifestyle

Questions & Answers When did you start your career as a tattoo artist? Ten years ago I got my very first tattoo and since then I was hooked.  I thought t...

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Jared Earley

July 4, 2015 / Lifestyle

One Eight Distilling has been open since January 2015 and remains committed to representing the nations capital with exceptional small batch craft spirits. ...

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