Month: January 2016

Posted on: January 29, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 1

Sashimi at Toni’s Sushi Bar in Miami Beach

While in Miami for New Year’s Eve, I went to Toni’s Sushi Bar in Miami Beach for some Sashimi. As a party of two we went there with no reservation on December 31 2015 and got some nice seats at the sushi bar. It is a small restaurant with 50 seats …

Posted on: January 25, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Kodak launches a new Super 8 8mm film camera

Kodak Super 8 In January 2016 Kodak announced a new Super 8 8mm film camera at CES in Las Vegas. To say the least, this is a surprise and I am enthusiastic about it. They say there’s kind of an analog film renaissance and that’s why there is a market …

Posted on: January 24, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Wynwood Walls in Miami

While in Miami during December 2015, I visited the city’s business improvement district Wynwood. It is an old industrial and warehouse district that was transformed over the past years into a colorful and vibrant neighborhood just north of downtown Miami. The walls in the area have been designed with huge graffiti …

Posted on: January 23, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Vultures will damage your vehicle

Ever been to the Everglades National Park? Well, it is an interesting place where you can learn about current threats by python snakes and how Florida is doomed since it is basically sitting on a huge sponge to be flooded by the rising global water level. Many birds can be watched …

Posted on: January 19, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Street Music in New Orleans

Among many other things I especially enjoyed the variety of street music in New Orleans during my recent trip. There are many bands playing day and night on almost every corner in the French Quarter, offering anything from traditional Blues and New Orleans Jazz to modern interpretations of pop music. …

Posted on: January 14, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 1

The Hateful Eight – 70mm Special Roadshow Engagement

Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie came out a few weeks back in December 2015, The Hateful Eight. Luckily, I was in Florida at the time and had the opportunity to be part of the Special Roadshow Engagement presented in 70mm… that was so awesome and soooo wide. “The exclusive 70mm Roadshow …

Posted on: January 12, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 1

Impressions from New Orleans

I spent a few days in New Orleans over Christmas in 2015 and explored the Birthplace of Jazz. Even though December seems to be the coolest month of the year, it was extremely sticky and humid at 26°C (78°F). During the time there it was cloudy every day and at some …