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One of our favorite peeps, Anna Lynne (Shammy) and her husband Chris celebrated their birthdays together last night at The Beer Bucket. This is Shammy's 4th Birthday Bash in Playa del Carmen and she was surrounded by lots of friends, old and new. Read More...
Friday night marked the re-opening of the bar at Mom's Hotel in Playa del Carmen. Our pal Jurgen has been working hard to get the old bar polished up and well stocked and ready to welcome guests of the hotel, Playa residents and visitors. Rob and Read More...
Last night was the inauguration of "Bolister in The Blue", an evening of acoustic music and song from Playa favorite, the talented and charming Chris Bolister. Perched on a swing at the bar, surrounded by friends old and new, Chris entertained Read More...
Last night was the innaugural evening for this year's Paintings for Pets fundraiser hosted by Tony and Cheri Head of the famed Luna Blue Hotel in Playa del Carmen. Well loved, award winning artist Barry Launius generously offered to show and sell Read More...
Now that I am back in school every morning (more on that later) I find that my schedule is getting really tight. My blogging has become less frequent. My message board activities are sporadic. I have been sorely neglecting my fellow blogger pals for the Read More...
I always say I am going to make a point of breaking out of my routine but, somehow, I usually end up at the same old places. Then, I get bored with "the same old places" and I don't go out at all! Thursday night, I broke from my usual routine Read More...
Well, the rain finally let up enough to allow Sarah and Adam to make their vows on the beautiful beach of the Sian Kaan. We met the newlyweds and their entourage later in Playa for an after party at Brad Ryans' place, The Mojo Zone. I was lucky to Read More...
Still suffering from a bad "rainy season" cold, I managed to drag my snifflly, achy self off of the sofa and down to Captain Dave's to meet up with our dear friend SarahB and her adorable fiance (very soon to be husband) Adam. They have Read More...
This week, Dr. Taco celebrates five years in Playa del Carmen, serving up some of the best and freshest fast food in town! In the recently innaugurated space on 10th Avenue , Carlo, Cecilia and the whole crew threw a raucous party on Saturday night with Read More...
This weekend, after our ritual Friday dinner at Chicago Don Jose with Kim and J.J., we all headed over to Bad Brad's place, The Mojo Zone , to see if there was any live music to be had. Small bars and live music venues like this are hit particularly Read More...
Enjoying a bit of a break in the action before more clients arrive next week, we decided to spend an afternoon on the beach at Captain Dave's . Slow season is tough on the service community here so we make an extra effort to go out more and make sure Read More...
Captain Dave's Bad Boys Beach Bar was the scene of this years rip roaring 4th of July celebration. Our own Cowboy John smoked an enormous pig and dozens of local folks contributed their favorite potluck side dishes, creating a fabulous feast. J.J. Read More...
We awoke to pleasant rays of much needed sunshine, bid a hasty "adieu" to Turtle Inn and carted ourselves back toward town to Captain Jaks , a modest but charming property recommended to us by a friend in Playa. We were immediately greeted by Read More...
" They say your heart never leaves, once you've been down to Belize ." So says songwriter and part-time Belize resident Jerry Jeff Walker. Rob and I have been to Belize three times this year already and certainly these lyrics ring true for Read More...
After two months of renovation and red tape, Dr. Taco has finally opened in the space on 10th Ave. previously occupied by Kung Food. Rob and Stuart and I popped in for lunch yesterday to get our fix of tacos borachos and say congratulations to Carlo Nicastro Read More...
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