Author Archives: Ken Dowell

Who is the Godfather of Pizza in America?

Gennaro Lombardo? Anthony Totonno Pero? Filippo Milano? Continue reading

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Pizza Comes to America

Once an Italian “peasant food,” now served in 75,000 U.S. shops. Continue reading

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The First Modern Art Museum in America

The Phillips Collection Continue reading

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Beaux Arts

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Continue reading

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Am I Still in Montreal? Or is this China?

Dream Lake Garden Continue reading

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Art on the Streets, Montreal

Murals, sculpture and statues Continue reading

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The Darkness and Light of Ellis Island

Ellis Island: A People’s History and The Next Ship Home Continue reading

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Boardwalk Gourmet

What to Eat at the Jersey Shore Continue reading

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Of Monsters and Music

MoPOP. The Museum of Pop Culture Continue reading

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All That Glitters is Glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle Continue reading

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