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  • National Parks offer free admisssion on Sept. 24, 2011

     
    This September 24, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, invite Americans to go for a walk, kick a ball, plant a tree, or simply relax in a national park in observance of...
  • Allentown marks its 250th with September festival and parade

     
    Allentown announced it will host a festival and a parade from Ninth Street to the Fairgrounds on Sept. 29 to mark its 250th anniversary. On Wednesday morning, Mayor Ed Pawlowski and other city officials announced a parade showcasing Allentown's past and...
  • Event listings: Find road races in Central Florida

     
    So we've tried to make it easier for you by listing all the road races that we've found coming up in the Central Florida region....
  • On the side streets of Philadelphia, freedom still rings

    Philadelphia The neon-streaked National Constitution Center dazzled. The historic red-brick Independence Hall stirred. But it wasn't until I stepped onto the rickety back porch of a Quaker house in northwest Philadelphia that I felt transported. It was...
  • The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents

    The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents
    In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves. I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
  • Budget Philadelphia: Let FREEdom ring

    Budget Philadelphia: Let FREEdom ring
    PHILADELPHIA -- With history around every corner -- and probably next door to a cheesesteak place -- you won't need to spend a lot of Benjamins (Franklins, that is) for a great trip to the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia boasts free tours of many of...
  • Philadelphia

    Philadelphia
    Go here: Philadelphia is known for its charming neighborhoods, its cheesy steak sandwiches, its breweries and food markets, and of course, its links to the birth of our nation. Ben Franklin lived there; so did Betsy Ross. It's where the Founding Fathers...
  • Planning your trip to Philadelphia

    THE BEST WAY TO PHILADELPHIA WHAT TO DO President's House, 314-321 Market St., http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/the-presidents-house.htm. Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St., . Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.; (877) 444-6777, http://www....
  • 'Hulk Elvis' by Jeff Koons

    'Hulk Elvis' by Jeff Koons
    Hulk Elvis Jeff Koons Rizzoli/Gagosian Gallery: 140 pp., $80 "Hulk Elvis" catalogs an exhibition of that name by American artist Jeff Koons that ran at the Gagosian Gallery in London in the summer of 2007. It's quite a production -- this is a lavish,...
  • Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!

    Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!
    Some of the best April Fools' pranks of all time have been food-related: the BBC's report on the Swiss spaghetti harvest in the 1950s; the left-handed Whopper from Burger King; Taco Bell's purchase of the Liberty Bell. In that spirit, we turned to Homaro...
  • Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm

    Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm
    Wendell "Bud" Hurlbut, who helped turn Knott's Berry Farm into a modern amusement park by designing and building two of its signature attractions, the Calico Mine Ride and the Timber Mountain Log Ride, has died. He was 92. Hurlbut died Jan. 5 at his home...