Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Eclectic Cleveland itinerary makes for a perfect weekend getaway

Eclectic Cleveland itinerary makes for a perfect weekend getaway

Cleveland might just provide an ideal weekend, one filled with baseball, breweries, rock-and-roll and a heavy helping of childhood nostalgia.
Published: 10/12/18
NFL players team up to break stereotypes of minority travelers

NFL players team up to break stereotypes of minority travelers

The idea for the nonprofit Through Our Eyes started when seven African-American NFL players, all good friends, took a ski vacation together to Steamboat Springs, Colo., in 2015. The men included Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, New York Gi...
Published: 10/05/18
Free beer is back again at Busch Gardens in 2019

Free beer is back again at Busch Gardens in 2019

Busch Gardens is toasting its upcoming 60th anniversary in 2019 by giving two free beers to all visitors, a return to the parkís roots as a vehicle to promote former owner Anheuser-Busch.The Tampa theme park announced the deal Thursday. The parkís pa...
Published: 10/04/18
Near completion, Celebrity gives first look to Florida-bound Celebrity Edge

Near completion, Celebrity gives first look to Florida-bound Celebrity Edge

By Richard TribouCelebrity Cruises gave a first look at its new cruise ship Celebrity Edge ahead of its Florida debut this fall.The 2,918-passenger ship is scheduled to begin sailing out of Port Everglades in November but is getting its finishing tou...
Updated one month ago
Clearwater spares no effort in Red Tide defense

Clearwater spares no effort in Red Tide defense

CLEARWATER — The beach equivalent of a Zamboni zooms along the sand. A man stoops over to snatch up a stray fish carcass with a litter grabber and slings it into a bucket.Each day at the crack of dawn city staff start work on Clearwater Beach....
Updated one month ago
Reality bites: SeaWorld abandons virtual reality headsets on Kraken coaster

Reality bites: SeaWorld abandons virtual reality headsets on Kraken coaster

SeaWorld has ditched the experiment that made it the first major ride in Florida to incorporate virtual reality.Last June, the theme park announced with much fanfare a new feature that would project an undersea showdown on Kraken, incorporating VR he...
Updated one month ago
Disney will close Epcotís popular fireworks show IllumiNations after nearly 20 years

Disney will close Epcotís popular fireworks show IllumiNations after nearly 20 years

After nearly 20 years, the popular Epcot fireworks show, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, will go dark next summer. The Disney Parks Blog announced this week that the award-winning complex show that incorporates fire, water and video effects will...
Updated one month ago
Layover in Atlanta? Try your hand at flying a plane

Layover in Atlanta? Try your hand at flying a plane

By Mary Ann AndersonThe first time my husband landed a Boeing 737-200 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, he crashed. On the next go-round, I held my breath as Roy glided the plane over the runway fairly easily, but put it down with ...
Updated one month ago
Actor in Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream commercial projectile vomits on SheiKra and it's no act

Actor in Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream commercial projectile vomits on SheiKra and it's no act

One of the most popular features of Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream, the annual scarefest that opens next Friday, is that you never know when a ghoul will show up next to you on the roller coasters. Some will even be on the trams that run from the...
Updated one month ago
Weeklong cycling trip through Montana slightly frightening at times but totally fun

Weeklong cycling trip through Montana slightly frightening at times but totally fun

WHITEFISH, Mont. You’re 16. You’re wearing your lucky jeans, your friends are picking you up soon and four hours of Saturday night stretch out before you. You have the thought: "Anything could happen tonight!" You could find love; triump...
Updated one month ago

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