pCall: 503-789-2808

Alaska Airlines’ Beyond Magazine featured Oregon’s great spring and winter escapes, a travel writing piece by Deston Nokes. It features romantic, family, indoor and outdoor destinations throughout the state.  Read more

Deston wrote a short photo piece on ‘ukuleles for Alaska Beyond’s October 2016 issue. Read more

Bon Appétit Magazine — The assorted fish are spread out on the cutting board like a deck of cards.

Uhu, kumu, opakapaka, shutome, onaga and sashimi-grade, bigeye ahi…French chef George Mavrothalassitis, who goes by Mavro, calls each by their Hawaiian name, and prepares to demonstrate how to bring out the best in each. Read more

Read more

How does a nation come to grips with one of the most horrific events in its history?

Since the 9/11 Museum opened on May 21, more than 430,000 people have visited the expansive underground site to witness the stories and artifacts from the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Attendance has exceeded expectations of museum officials, even with the $24 adult entry fee.

Photo credit: Irina Lee

Photo credit: Irina Lee

Read more

Whether this is your first visit, or you go every year, there’s nothing quite as invigorating as a trip to New York City. And now that we’re smack dab in the middle of spring, New York locals and visitors are putting the arduous winter behind them, and bounding outside to have some fun. Read more

Street art is thriving in cities from New York to L.A., if you know where to look.

travel-leisure-logo3From November 2013

Nobody loves slumlords, but some vigilante artists are taking it a step further and shaming them by spray painting and wheat-pasting murals with details about code violations on neglected Baltimore buildings. Read more