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  • Atlanta-based InTown Suites buys 4 Hampton Roads hotels

    Atlanta-based InTown Suites buys 4 Hampton Roads hotels
    Atlanta-based InTown Suites Extended Stay Living bought four Savannah Suites-branded properties in Hampton Roads to double its presence in the market. The company is spending $17 million on the four extended-stay hotel properties at 11715 B Jefferson...
  • Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab

    Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile. On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...
  • New Hyatt Place hotel proposed for downtown

    New Hyatt Place hotel proposed for downtown
    Plans for a new 205-room Hyatt Place hotel were filed with the Orlando city planning office, for the corner of South Street and Garland Avenue, next to the Ballroom at Church Street. The owner of the project is Boston-based Tremont Realty Capital, and...
  • Flashback: Chicago's violent taxi wars of the 1920s

     Flashback: Chicago's violent taxi wars of the 1920s
    Hopefully the current dispute between licensed cabbies and UberX drivers over the right to pick up passengers at O'Hare and Midway will remain a battle of emails, because Chicago's earlier cab wars inevitably escalated to exchanges of bullets and bombs....
  • Traveling with pricey items? Hotels aren't always thief-proof

    Question: A client who was traveling for the holidays stayed at a luxury hotel in Miami. She used the hotel's VIP butler services. As she prepared to leave, the butler packed the trunk. She locked it in the presence of several other persons and did not...
  • Beyond the Heartbleed threat

    Beyond the Heartbleed threat
    The discovery of the Heartbleed bug, an online security flaw that's alarmingly widespread, was just the latest reminder of how vulnerable Internet users are to the mistakes made by others. In this case, a programming error in a supposedly secure...
  • Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range

    Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range
    The announcer, mounted on a horse named Gus, said "go," and dozens of young boys and girls ran across the rodeo arena, in pursuit of a calf and the red ribbon on his tail. The first child to get a piece of the ribbon would win a prize. A giggling wedge of...
  • Where to get Mother's Day brunch

    Where to get Mother's Day brunch
    Give mom the gift of brunch on Mother's Day. Here are some restaurants and bars around town offering brunch specials.  The Abbey Food + Bar will have a "drag-centric" brunch hosted by West Hollywood diva "Momma." All moms in attendance will receive a...
  • Animal Kingdom safari a treat for grandparents and kids

    Animal Kingdom safari a treat for grandparents and kids
    "What color is a giraffe's tongue?" asked Eric, our guide. "I'd guess purple," said Aidan, our 13-year-old grandson. "I know it's definitely not pink," said grandson Julian, 10, his eyes riveted on the giraffe eating leaves near our safari vehicle. "It'...
  • St. Augustine: From A to Z

    St. Augustine: From A to Z
    Everyone knows that there's plenty of history in St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city. But there are enough other charms — from an amphitheater to haunted tours and a uniquely Florida zoo — to fill a list from A to Z. Amphitheater: On...
  • Valet crashes $500K Lamborghini in front of luxury hotel

    Valet crashes $500K Lamborghini in front of luxury hotel
    A valet at a luxury hotel in India crashed a $500,000 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder only seconds after getting in the car, according to The Times of India. The incident, all caught on camera, happened July 3 at the five-star Le Meridian hotel. The valet...