Things We Love: Alive staff picks

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

"Frances Ha" on Netflix

Noah Baumbach + Greta Gerwig = "Ahoy, sexy!"


Awards campaign for James Franco in "Spring Breakers"

An active "for your consideration" campaign dubbed "Consider This Shit" may actually get Franco's unhinged white rapper from Harmony Korine's wacked-out movie Oscar consideration. That's pretty cool.


Radiant Orchid

2014 is going to be beautiful thanks to Pantone's Color of the Year.

Lauren K.

Repurposed jewelry

Thenecklace I got at Holiday Hop Popup Shop by The Heirloom Tomato. She takes apart vintage jewelry and then makes new jewelry out of several parts for a very unique piece.


Year-end lists

I never tire of year-end lists, whether it's the A.V. Club summing up its least essential albums or Spin naming its favorite albums of the year (even if it's wrong about Kanye).



Franklinton's newest hangout is quite the fun spot for a drink (try the habanero- and pepper-infused rye) or to see some live music. This is My Suitcase's final show was a raucous night of merriment Saturday.


Snow leopards

They are cuddly and eat from bottles sometimes.


Pam's Popcorn

Her Chicago-style popcorn is my kryptonite.