Posts tagged Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey 2014 — what people are saying

By | February 24, 2014 12:42 pm | 0 Comments

I am still hooked on this show, but this was not my favorite season. The reviews of season 4 are in, and they are mixed. I’m not going to spoil anything for anyone, but one of the things that hooked me on “Downton Abbey” was the history. Watching people I started to know die from…

 

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Join in ‘Downton’ Trivia night at Watson Curtze

By | January 18, 2014 12:19 pm | 0 Comments

Cheeky devils — I love that Downtonism of Mrs. Patmore. And there will be a lot more topsy-turvy fun to tune into at the Watson-Curtze Mansion on Friday, Jan. 31 from 7-9:30 p.m. You can be a party of one or an entire team — and you can dress the part … or not. The Erie…

 

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House Lady visits Volkman Road

By | January 18, 2014 6:31 am | 0 Comments

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve ridden past the marvelous homes on Volkman Road, and said, “Wow.” These majestic homes don’t go up for sale very often. The last home I saw belonged to John and Marianne Kanzius. It was awesome, and now we  get a peek at another one in this week’s…

 

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Fashion Friday — Emmy frocks, fads and fringe

By | September 27, 2013 6:50 am | 0 Comments

I didn’t watch the Emmys, but I did catch up on all the best-dressed and worst-dressed lists. It’s funny that some celebs ended up on both lists depending on who compiled the lists. With formal dress season in full swing, it’s nice to see what fashions are wearable for those of us who will never…

 

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Play detective at Watson-Curtze

By | May 16, 2013 7:35 am | 0 Comments

Last year, my team and I tracked and interviewed countless murder suspects, got the dirt on wealthy families that shaped Erie history and had a rip-roaring good time at the Watson-Curtze Mansion. I felt like I was at Downton Abbey. And you can too! It’s a real life game of Clue where actors portray the suspects…

 

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Fashion Friday: ‘Downton Abbey’ styles coming to stores this year

By | May 3, 2013 6:58 am | 1 Comment

The clothing is coming! The clothing is coming! And a whole lot more. “Downton Abbey” styles goes retail this year — according to Gareth Neame in an interview with CNBC. “We’ll be working across an entire range of products coming out this year. From fashion, apparel and homeware and furniture to wallpapers, beauty products and…

 

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Fashion Friday — Great Gatsby glamour gleams again

By | April 19, 2013 6:52 am | 0 Comments

I can’t help but wonder if the resurgence of The Great Gatsby-ish glam isn’t helped a little bit by Downton Abbey‘s fashions. Squidoo agrees with me — the 1920s were soo elegant. Click on the photo, and it takes you to Fashionista.com and links to the film trailer. The new movie is just weeks away from…

 

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Downton Abbey — dishing up parodies and season four news

By | February 19, 2013 7:31 am | 0 Comments

It was quite a season ending episode on Sunday. If you haven’t watched, I won’t spoil Season Three for you. It is a true soap and very dramatic. For those of you who did watch, it is rumored that a new love interest will appear in Season Four — you know who I am talking about….

 

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Downton Abbey fans gather for British dinner in Erie

By | January 29, 2013 4:52 am | 0 Comments

I won’t spoil anything that happens on Downton Abbey, but the grand finale episode in February will be cause for a party and a fun night in Erie’s historic abbey. Well not really — it’s the Watson Curtze mansion on West Sixth Street — but it is historic. On Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, patrons at Watson…

 

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Fashion Friday — iridescent shines again this year

By | January 18, 2013 7:14 am | 0 Comments

My friends at InStyle magazine are booking some shimmery beauty into their latest issues. Michelle Dockery — Lady Mary Crawley on “Downton Abbey,” rocks the glitz and glam in a photo shoot. The photo at left is from InStyle. This year promises some sparking style with a big dose of shine — it’s been around…

 

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