5:37 PM / Wednesday August 5, 2020


New York winter theater round up

February 5, 2012

Broadway began as an Algonquin trail, Wiechquaekeck, that ran north from the river all the way upstate. The theater district is situated in midtown and is roughly bounded by 44th and 54th Streets and 6th and 9th Avenues. Most theaters are located on the side streets and only four are actually on Broadway.

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What Happens in Vegas…

January 28, 2012

Thirty-six million people a year visit Las Vegas, Nevada, a surreal city at the juncture of neon and fantasy. There is literally something to enchant people of all ages, whether you play games of chance or not. Vegas is indeed a 24-hour city…

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Elvis at 77

January 8, 2012

Sun Studio, “The Birthplace of Rock and Roll,” offers guided tours of the studio where Elvis made his first recording on July 5, 1954. The studio tour is wonderful and pays homage to not just Elvis but also to the African American roots of rock and roll through displays and music audio tracks.

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Shenandoah County: the “Daughter of the Stars”

December 31, 2011

The 200-mile Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia is consistently ranked as one of the most scenic areas in the country. The valley takes its name from the 300-mile-long river that was given a Native American name meaning “daughter of the stars.”

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Christmas in Germany, “Alle Jahre Wieder” *

December 26, 2011

No country in the world celebrates the Christmas holiday season with the joy and total exuberance of the cities of Germany. Thousands of visitors come from around the world during the month of December to experience the internationally famous Christkindelsmarkt, Christmas markets…

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Cuenca, Ecuador, in the heart of the volcano (Part Two)

December 17, 2011

The Pan American Highway, a system of roads that runs 29,800-miles from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, is the longest in the world. The idea for the road was put forth at the Fifth International Conference of American States in 1923 but the proposal…

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