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Pop.Bop.Shop. is all about discovering new adventures and exploring your own city or a new one. Use the search boxes below to uncover the best vacation spots, hotels, day trips, museums, movies, music, books and more.

Read: Norwich

Looking for a book to add to your summer reading list? I loved Karen Crouse's "Norwich," the story of a small town in Vermont with big Olympic dreams. 

May 24, 2018

Movie Musings: Disobedience

In Disobedience, Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams star as women in love, despite the criticism and judgment of their community. 

May 16, 2018

2018 Resolutions: Five Month Checkup

Sharing a progress report on my quest to complete my 11 resolutions for 2018. 

May 14, 2018

Stream: Broadchurch

If you like murder mysteries, Broadchurch is superb. The show will have you constantly guessing whose guilty. Watch all three seasons on Netflix. 

May 2, 2018

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018

Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 13. Explore this year's gift guide to find the perfect present for all the amazing mamas in your life. 

April 30, 2018

Stream: Nailed It

If you need a good laugh, look no further than Netflix's new baking competition show, Nailed It. Watch as home cooks attempt to recreate detailed pastry confections. Warning: if you are sipping a drink while watching, you will wind up spitting it out as the hysterics take over. 

April 9, 2018

Explore: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (Part V)

Sharing photos from my most recent visit to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, including artist Jerzy Kedziora's "Art of Balance" sculptures. 

April 3, 2018

Rental Review: Call Me By Your Name

Sharing my review of Call Me By Your Name, winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. 

March 27, 2018

Read: We're Going To Need More Wine

We're Going To Need More Wine is one of the best, most honest books I've read in a long time. Gabrielle Union gets raw and real about her childhood, her rise to fame and what it's like to be a black actress in Hollywood. 

March 21, 2018

Stream: Mozart In The Jungle (Season 4)

Escape to Japan in season four of Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle. 

March 19, 2018

Read: Crazy Rich Asians

Author Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians is so deliciously bad it's being made into a movie. You still have time to read the book! 

March 14, 2018

Stream: Nurse Jackie

Edie Falco stars in this Showtime hit about an ER nurse secretly battling a drug addiction. The full series is currently available on Netflix. 

March 9, 2018