Traveler: Alys Beach, FL
Projection Runway: Art lights up the beach.
This upscale new build in downtown’s St. Joseph neighborhood has the verticality of the area’s signature rowhouses. But the inspiration hails from much farther away: Rosemary Beach, Florida. Both Brad Litz, one of the developers, and Alex White, the architect, vacation in the neo-urban village on the Panhandle and love the predominant aesthetic, a crisp […]
There are battles to be fought everywhere—in all directions, inside and out, at all times—during a 14-hour car ride to the Florida Gulf Coast with three bickering kids in the backseat and a pregnant wife in the front and 9,000,000 other Midwestern motorists screaming south down I-65 in unison, in a frenzied, cabin-fevered hell-pack. The family […]
I left that condo for the last time with a lump in my throat past which I could not swallow. The permanence of the sea reminds me of the impermanence of those of us who marvel at it. This was a gift: the chance to live on the water, if not forever, at least for once in my life.