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COLLECTION: Coffee Shacks

I’ve been shooting the coffee shacks around Fairbanks for weeks knowing that they’d be used for my COLLECTION series at some point. With the horrible abduction of a teen barista … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

A {blank} grows in Fairbanks: and YOU get to decide what it is!

An art selection committee had been formed and tasked with designing and finding “new art to be located in the grassy area between Cushman and Barnette Streets, just north of … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kickstarting Fairbanks!

photos courtesy of Alaskan Arctic Expeditions For a man who’s spent a lifetime breaking trails on purpose, Joe Henderson is an unlikely proponent of the happy accident. But that’s really … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Slaterville’s House of Biscuit

“Are you willing to include an unsuspecting word such as quince-tart, fillagree (sic), bulbous, or spasmodic…?” That was the response I got when I asked Brian Marmor if I could … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

What’s Really Hood: Goldstream

The lady to my right turned to face my back; she placed her hands on my shoulders and whispered into my ear, “I bestow upon you the power of unending … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Year, New You?

I arrived in Fairbanks for the second time on April 29. Winter’s footprint was still stepping pretty heavily on spring’s neck. The air was cold, trees were bare, and while … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ringing in 2012!

(photo : LA Times – Patrick Lin / AFP / Getty Images ) It’s our second New Year’s in Fairbanks and it looks like we’ll be doing a repeat of … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

365 Days of Print: Dec 27

While speaking with a Fairbanks local today I mentioned that one of my favorite things about this town is that there’s a real sense of community here. She exclaimed incredulously, … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Fairbanks Holiday Gift Guide!

One of my favorite things about Fairbanks is that it’s a treasure trove of indie businesses and, although shopping here can be challenging at times, there’s a ton of cool … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Top 3 Bands in Fairbanks

Lorien Nettleton was recently sold for $400. (As part of the 31st annual Talkeetna Bachelor’s Auction.  Hear that story here). He also recently interviewed mountain climber Masatoshi Kuriaki “just before … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

I love you but I’ve chosen darkness

We’re rushing headlong into it now. I feel like a Chilean miner being lowered quickly towards the bottom of a dark chasm. Or like a coin that’s been dropped from … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

FairbanksHawt

I’ve been working on a post about architecture in Fairbanks and I’m in the midst of email conversations with two local architects but before I actually post anything on the … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

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