Summer In The City

summer in the city

Who said that there weren’t any literary events during the summer? There are a variety of events coming up in the next couple months that will satisfy the literary inclinations of each and every bibliophile, writer and reader.

Outdoor weddings are enormously popular in the summertime. Few of us can escape the months of June, July, and August without receiving at least one invitation to an outdoor nuptial ceremony. For those planning and coordinating these events, decorating becomes a special challenge. The great outdoors isn’t a clearly defined space like a church or reception hall. Where do you begin? In this article, we’ll cover some of the basics that you’ll need to know for decorating an outdoor wedding of your dreams.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is the nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational activities.

With everything to do in Cape Town, you could be forgiven for wanting to take a little while to sit back, sip on a Mojito cocktail, and relax to some of the unique sounds of Cape Town’s music. As well as being home to a wide variety of South African cultures, the city is also home to its own particular brand of music – goema, or goema jazz. Based on a wooden, barrel-shaped Malaysian drum set known as a ghomma, the style evolved into an unique brand of music that became identified as Cape Town’s ‘goema’.

“Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art to take in the Costume Institutes latest sartorial exhibition, “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations.

If you are living in the city, check out local parks, museums and zoos. Spending summer in the city is not as bad as you might think. Actually, most cities offer lots of great family-friendly sites and entertainment venues. Bring your children in one of the city parks where you can enjoy various recreational activities. You can have a picnic, rent a boat, bike along with your kids or run around the park.

Celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month in style at Chicago’s on Platinum LEED Certified shelter. Harmony House will host their Kitty Summer Social from 1 to 4 .m. at the shelter at 2914 North Elston in Chicago. Admission is free and there will be shelter tours, appetizers, desserts and a donation wine bar. The 15 minute green tours will be a 2 p.m. and 3 pm. And there will be plenty of other really cool stuff (and cats and kittens too).


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