1:39 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020


Seeing the elephant

September 8, 2011

Legend has it that in the early 19th century, when circuses announced their presence with a grand parade through town including the elephants, a farmer heard their eerie roar coming from a town close by. Having never seen them in the flesh…

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Cincinnati makes it happen!

September 4, 2011

Cincinnati has always been a city of industry and has consistently been able to remake itself throughout the years. Early on it was an important staging point for expeditions and settlements westward. River commerce boomed after 1812 and by the 1830s it was referred to as Porkopolis because…

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Day of the Dreamer

August 28, 2011

On Sunday, August 28, 2011 the long-awaited dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial will take place on the National Mall in West Potomac Park beginning at 11 AM. The ceremony will be book-ended by pre and post concerts at 10 AM and 2 PM.

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Colombia, South America on the Mall

August 13, 2011

Columbia has the world’s greatest number of bird species, the second largest number of types of amphibians and plants and a vast number of unique customs and practices due to its Indian, Spanish and African heritage.

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Nine tips for safe and smart summer travel

August 8, 2011

Even with rising gas prices, the travel industry is gearing up for a big year. After several years of staycations – vacationing at home or close to home – as a result of the slow economy, Americans seem more ready and willing to travel.

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Wisconsin: Land of the Seven Fire Prophecies

July 31, 2011

The land that is now the northernmost point in the state of Wisconsin appears to have always had a Native American population the earliest of which were nomadic hunter-gatherers. Around 900 BC archeological evidence points to the establishment of settlements and the domestication of plants and animals.

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Absolutely Alabama! Part 2

July 25, 2011

The cities and towns of North Alabama form a cluster of some of the most unique places in the country. Each is an absolute original with a distinctive history and incomparable sites and attractions. Accommodations and dining establishments are eclectic, numerous and provide good value for your travel dollars.

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Absolutely Alabama!

July 18, 2011

By the time Alabama was granted statehood in 1819 the state had years of history in its past. Archeological evidence points to Native American habitation for more than 10,000 years and explorers noted encounters with the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek and Alibamos who gave their name to the state.

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New York, where Summer always sizzles!

July 7, 2011

The majority of the activities are on or near the most recognized thoroughfare in the world, Broadway, on the island of Manhattan. Manhattan, one of five boroughs that make up New York City, is less than 14-miles long and a little over two miles wide at its widest point.

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Cambridge, Maryland’s uncommon destinies

July 5, 2011

The “Finding a Way to Freedom” driving tour takes you through the heart of the Chesapeake, along the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway and deep inside her world. This tour may be done in its entirety or you can stop and spend time at sites of particular interest.

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