The grass is still yellow, the sunshine a bit watery and cold, and no leaves have emerged yet… but the patio at Bernie’s Bungalow is open! One of Anchorage’s best outdoor spaces for an after work aperitif, it features lion sculptures, a dragon water fountain, and an archway made out of what might be bumpers… a bit random, sure, but when the sun is shining, live music is rocking, and it’s summertime in Alaska, Bernie’s is a great place to be. Plus, they have a generous supply of heat lamps just in case it gets chilly…
A friend posted a link on Facebook to this “Weird and Wonderful Anchorage, Alaska” map by Agnes Barton-Sabo the other day – isn’t it fun? Check out the full map here – lots of local favorites are featured!
Today marks the close of the second year of GretchenLovesAnchorage, and I’m still so glad I finally had the guts to click “publish” for the first time back in 2012.
I’ve had a few random moments of surprise and delight this week, and wanted to share them with you!
I’ve been thinking a lot about arts in Anchorage, and Alaska. This post is a bit of a ramble, but if you read it, I’d love to hear what you think!