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Hotels That Serve Glorified Prison Food For Breakfast
I've never been to prison, but I can't help but wonder if convicts get a nicer breakfast than what you find on the breakfast buffets at most American chain hotels these days. This year, I've had the displeasure of sampling the breakfast buffets at almost every major hotel chain, including Hampton Inn, Residence Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Garden Inn, Hyatt House, Westin and others.
Hotel clerk faces 200 counts of possessing child porn
A hotel front desk manager is accused of downloading more than 8,000 images of child pornography while at work and home. The Lake County Sheriff's Office charged 31-year-old Michael Chenoweth Tuesday with 200 counts of possession of child pornography. According to an arrest affidavit, detectives investigating an IP address that was assigned to the Days Inn in Clermont spoke to Chenowith.
Alaska Airlines starting Bellingham-Maui flights
Alaska Airlines is starting new seasonal service between Bellingham and Maui and offering some discount tickets for the launch. Flights will run from late fall through the spring - the peak times when Northwesterners want to escape the rain. Alaska plans four round trips a week, starting Nov. 8.
AP News: 10-story hotel planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park
Published: Today NEW YORK (AP) - A 10-story luxury hotel and residential complex and a five-story residential building will be built on the Brooklyn waterfront as part of the planned development of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday.
NewYorkology: A New York Travel & Events Guide
June 19, 2012 NYC Summer Restaurant Week dates: July 16-Aug 10 NYC Summer Restaurant Week for 2012 will be held from July 16 to Aug. 10 with prices unchanged since 2006, the city's official tourism group announced today. The three-course prix-fixe meals will cost $24.07 at lunch or $35 at dinner.
The hell you say?
Two summers ago, a cave-in at Chile's San José Mine left 33 men stranded 700 metres below the surface of the Atacama Desert. Initially assumed dead, the miners were discovered alive and well in the hot and humid bowels of the copper and gold mine. They spent a total of 69 days underground.
Maryland Crab Fakes
Maryland jumbo lump crab cake appears three times on the menu at seafood-centric American restaurant P.J. Clarke's, at 16th and K streets NW. "Do you know where the crab in the crab cake comes from?" I ask our server as I order the $34 entrée, which consists of two fist-sized patties with tartar sauce and a side of sweet slaw.
Chinese tourists poised to transform global travel industry
June 13, 2012 | Hotel Marketing China is expected to become the world's biggest exporter of tourists for the first time this year. China's outbound tourists are transforming the world's travel sector, as hotels scramble to hire Mandarin speakers, and foreign countries invest millions in PR campaigns aimed at raising their profile in China.
themorningcall.com: Lehigh Valley Wild Blog
The agenda for the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners' upcoming quarterly meeting, slated for June 25-26, is posted on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) today, and can be viewed by clicking the "Commissioners' Meeting June 25-26" in the "Quick Clicks" box in the right-hand column of the homepage.
Sample what's new in California this summer
There aren't many vacation spots you can reach by air for under $300 this summer, but if you live in Seattle, California is one of them. A few hours and you're there - walking across the Golden Gate Bridge, riding the new rollercoaster at Sea World or cruising Venice Beach.
Sorry, but survival beats looking cool
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION As a short, stocky, balding, hairy, middle-aged male, I suffer from no delusions of being able to get away with wearing skin-tight anything. Men of a certain age, to borrow the Ray Romano phrase, only look attractive in a well-tailored suit, and even then only after three fittings or six weeks at the gym.
If it's been said once, it's worth repeating 100,000 times: Small, independent businesses form the heart of any neighbourhood. Technically speaking, Winnipeg's downtown is not one neighbourhood. There are actually 11 different officially designated neighbourhoods inside our city's sprawling central business district.
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News from The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT): 1. U.S. COMPANIES LIKELY HIRED AT MODEST PACE IN MAY A third straight month of gains underscores the slow but steady nature of the recovery, but the unemployment rate is projected to remain 8.1 percent.