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Interview with Lexi Bella, International Street Artist and Fine Artist, East Village, Manhattan, NYC

Walk with Lexi Bella, an #international #fineartist and #streetartist, past her #mural at the Centre-fuge Public Art Project in the East Village, Manhattan #neighborhood. We’ll walk past more of her #artwork as Lexi talks about having to be a good #business person in order to be a #successful #artist, what it’s like being a #singlemom in a creative field, and how #everyone is a bit #creative, in their own way. Awesome walk and talk, thanks Lexi! ๐Ÿ™‚

Quicklinks:

Lexi’s Website:
https://www.lexibella.com/

Lexi’s Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/lexibellaart/

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Once Around the Block is a video series in which I walk around the block with people and have conversations with them. Founded in Washington, D.C. in 2017 by artist and content creator Edmond van der Bijl.

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Interview with Zach Mack, Owner of Alphabet Beer Co., East Village, Manhattan, NYC

Walk with Zachary Mack, owner of Alphabet City Beer Co. (and Governors Island Beer Co) and #beer and #travel #writer (see his work in Thrillist) as we talk about how he got started in the #wine an beer business, how #serendipity can play a role in paving your #future, and how #lifeisshort so its best to make the most of it. Thanks for the walk Zach!

Zack’s Bar:
https://www.abcbeer.co/

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/zmack/?hl=en

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Clinton Yates, TV and Radio personality, H Street Corridor, Washington, D.C.

Walk with Clinton Yates, a #columnist at The Undefeated, host on #espnradio, panelist on Around the Horn and @OTL, commentator on WTOP News, and alum at the Washington Post…as we walk around the H Street neighborhood of Washington, District of Columbia. I grew up with Clinton, attending the Washington International School and playing a bunch of #sports together…mostly #baseball and #soccer. Join us as we talk about #dchistory, his love of Vans, and how it’s probably best to just #beyourself. Thanks for the walk CB!

Quicklinks:

Clinton Yates:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/clintonyates
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clintonyates/

Find Clinton on:

ESPN radio: http://www.espn.com/espnradio/index
Outside The Lines: http://www.espn.com/espnradio/podcast/archive?id=7128085
WTOP: https://wtop.com/

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Once Around the Block Interview with Tom Clark, legendary musician, East Village, Manhattan, NY

Walk with #legendary #musician Tom Clark in the #eastvillage of Manhattan, New York as he talks about how #newyork has #changed, how he came to be a #musician, and how it’s important to always #lookup. Tom runs a weekly free Sunday night show called The Treehouse at 2A…check it out if your in the #bigapple ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the walk Tom!

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Nic Bash interview, founder of HoneyFlower Foods, around the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC

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Join Nic Bash, founder of HoneyFlower Foods, as we walk around the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, District of Columbia. We talk about his philosophical approach to creating healthy, sustainable, and accessible food that has its start in lunchd elivery but one day aims to be a # zero-waste company capable of feeding the entire planet. Working with emerging technologies and companies such as AeroFarms (which makes certain farming practices incredibly more efficient), Nic hopes do develop a brand that will make the world a better, healthier, and more sustainable place. Thanks for the walk Nic!
 

 
Quicklinks:

Nic’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nic.bash/
Honey Flower Foods instagram: https://www.instagram.com/honeyflowerfoods/

HFF website:
https://honeyflowerfoods.com/

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Cathryn Pickei Interview, Cheesmonger to-be, East Village, Manhattan, New York City

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Join me and Cathryn Pickei, who calculatingly quit everything to pursue her love of cheese, as we walk around the block in the East Village of NYC.

A cheesemonger in the making, Cathryn talks about how she made a powerpoint presentation to show her parents that pursuing her love of cheese could turn into her career, how the cheese culture is actually blossoming in the USA, and that she even dreams in cheese.

Quicklinks:

Cathryn’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/catdreamsofcheese/

Meet Cathryn and try some cheese:
https://www.abcbeer.co/

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Once Around the Block is a video series in which I walk around the block with people and listen to their stories. Founded in Washington, D.C. in 2017 by artist and content creator Edmond van der Bijl.

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Your host: http://edmondvanderbjl.com

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Interview with Peter Chang, Co-founder of No Kings Collective, in the H Street Corridor, NE DC

Walk Once Around the Block with Peter Franklin Chang, of No Kings Collective, a commercial fine art and design group based out of Washington, D.C.

Peter talks about an upcoming show, Congruent, opening at 1402 H Street, NE DC this Friday (6/15/18-July 2018). In their own words…”CONGRUENT is a collaboration by local artist collectives, showcasing and celebrating DCโ€™s emerging DIY arts culture”. Be sure to check it out!

Quick Links:

Tickets (free): EVENTBRITE

http://www.nokingscollective.com/

Social:
@nokingsdc
@peterfranklinchang

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Once Around the Block is a video series in which I walk around the block with people and listen to their stories. Founded in Washington, D.C. in 2017 by artist and content creator Edmond van der Bijl.

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Akeem Duncan, founder of Quiet Lunch Magazine interview in the East Village, NYC

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Walk around the block with Akeem Duncan, founder and editor-in-chief of Quiet Lunch Magazine. Quiet Lunch is an “art based online and print publication that also highlights other aspects of culture with a hint of sociopolitical discourse.” Join us as we talk about the #beginings of #QuietLunch, #followingyourdreams by seeing them through, and the fact that #newyorkaintdead! Thanks for the walk Akeem!

Quick Links:

http://quietlunch.com/

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Once Around the Block is a video series in which I walk around the block with people and listen to their stories. Founded in Washington, D.C. in 2017 by artist and content creator Edmond van der Bijl.

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Caroline Weinroth Interview, Miss Northern Viriginia 2018 and lead singer for Cinema Hearts, in Fairfax, VA.

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Walk with Caroline Weinroth, Miss Northern Virginia 2018 (and lead singer of the band Cinema Hearts) in Fairfax, Virginia. We talk about growing up in Fairfax, what it’s like combining Rock and Roll with the Miss America organization, and where she finds some of her inspiration. We took the walk around the Fairfax Town square in Fairfax, Virginia.

Or, listen to the episode here:

Upcoming Shows 2018:

6/10 11:45am-12:45pm @ Celebrate Fairfax

6/11 7pm @ Songbyrd in Adams Morgan with La Luz

6/21-6/23 Miss Virginia Pageant

More about Caroline:

@carofinew
http://www.carolineweinroth.com/

@Cinema_Hearts
http://www.cinemahearts.com/

Useful Links…

Neighborhood:
http://www.fairfaxva.gov/

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Andrea Limauro – Artist and City Planner – The Wharf DC – Washington, D.C.

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Walk with Andrea Limauro in the Wharf DC neighborhood of Washington, District of Columbia. Andrea is a political artist and city planner as well as board member of Washington Project for the Arts, who is living and working in the DC area. Join us under the relentless pouring rain as we talk about DC’s newest neighborhood, his first curatorial experience putting on a juried exhibition called “Resistance Art in Trumpian Times” at the Kyo Gallery (this Friday 5/25/18), and his upcoming shows including a solo exhibition at the IA&A at Hillyer space in October and a video installation at the Dupont Underground later this year.

 

 
More about Andrea:
 
@andrealimauro
http://andrealimauro.com
 

 
Listen to the episode on Anchor, and coming soon to itunes and your favorite Podcasting app!

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Diego Downtown – U Street – Washington, D.C.

Join Diego Downtown and I as we walk around the 14th Street and U street Corridor in Washington, D.C.. Diego is a men’s lifestyle and fashion blogger/influencer and talks about how his experience in retail and corporate jobs led him to where he is today.

Diego has several projects in the works including DM202Live which aims to untie the DC Creative Community, and is opening up a bar called Orchid in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Join Diego’s Newsletter on his website:
http://www.diegodowntown.com

Check out DM202Live:
https://www.facebook.com/DM202live/

Visit the Orchid Bar:
https://www.facebook.com/OrchidBarDC/

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The Mugrats – the Colosseum – Rome, Italy