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Experience Indiana (Part two)

March 5, 2012

Seymour, Indiana is the quintessential small town and it is the most famous one in America that people can’t identify by name. Seymour is the town where John Mellencamp grew up and he immortalized in such songs as “Small Town” and “Jack and Diane”.

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Experience Indiana (Part One)

February 27, 2012

In 2005 the National Trust for Historic Preservation designated Columbus one of America’s “Dozen Distinctive Destinations” and it has been rated 6th in the US for architectural innovation and design because of its more than 70 structures and public artworks…

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Philadelphia’s “Grand Tour”

February 20, 2012

The concept of traveling for purely personal knowledge and entertainment is a relatively new idea but it appears from cave paintings and early Mesopotamian texts that humans were always on the move. Early travels were in quest of food and resources but…

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Baltimore Bound

February 12, 2012

Fort McHenry is a restored five-pointed, star-shaped brick fort that guarded the Baltimore harbor. Tours begin in the Visitor and Education Center with an orientation film and state-of-the-art exhibits. Exterior tours are self-guided but throughout the fort you will encounter authentically clad interpreters.

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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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Recent News

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Derek Fisher and former VH1 “Basketball Wives” cast member Gloria Govan got married

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Derrick Fisher and Gloria Govan  (Photos: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Farewell to...

Politics

EXPLAINER: Why are Texas Democrats camped out in Washington?

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, dean of the Texas House of Representatives, speaks as Democratic...

Diaspora

French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron, left, awards Reverend Jesse Jackson with the Legion d’Honneur (Officer of...

Stateside

Pennsylvania’s overdose deaths rose in 2020, US agency says

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A protester holds signs in support of a supervised injection sites in Philadelphia. On Tuesday,...

Health

NAACP’s ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’ research shows that African Americans must stay vigilant and informed

July 23, 2021

BALTIMORE  —  The numbers are indisputable: Over the past year, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked deadly havoc...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff