Tags » August 2013

Oct. 28: Ybor City: A Walking Tour, Columbia Restaurant and a Streetcar Ride

Ybor City in northeast Tampa, once known as the cigar capital of the world, is today a National Historic Landmark District. And Seventh Avenue, Ybor City’s main commercial thoroughfare, has been named one of the “10 Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association. 574 more words

August 2013

Oct 19: The Buddy Holly Story at Broadway Palm

February 3, 1959 was the “Day the Music Died”, so dubbed by that famous line in the Don McLean song, “American Pie”. It is a reference to the deaths of rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. 614 more words

August 2013

Frogs, Toa Payoh

It’s regrettable but not all frogs are treated like Kermit.

These were ready to become food for humans – frog leg, frog porridge and other dishes.


Vegetable Wholesaler, Pasir Panjang

I live near the Pasir Panjang Vegetable Wholesale Centre. It’s a wholesale centre. Vegetable shipments arrive in bulk, unloaded, repacked and distributed to wet markets, supermarkets and provision stores around the island. 130 more words