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  • What you see is not what you get

    What you see is not what you get
    ★★½ Last time I was in the building that houses Boca Landing, it was the rundown Boca Raton Bridge Hotel. It was built in 1976, and new owners took it over last year and spent $10 million on a renovation that has succeeded in bringing...
  • Hollywood rising: A new life for 1920s landmark hotel

    Hollywood rising: A new life for 1920s landmark hotel
    There were no halcyon days of balls, debutantes or dignitaries. Its rooms are cramped and humble. But the Great Southern Hotel played a vital role in Hollywood's history: It was home to the workers who built the city nearly a century ago. For 90...
  • Zion National Park: Cathedrals of nature

    Zion National Park: Cathedrals of nature
    When the 19th-century Mormon pioneers came upon Zion Canyon and settled this area, they were self-consciously biblical in their outlook. Isaac Behunin, who is given credit for naming the gorge that runs through what is now a national park, declared, "A...
  • Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says

    Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says
    Agents said Friday they dismantled a crime ring shipping high-quality marijuana from California to International Drive hotel rooms, where associates would sign for the packages, before moving the drugs to suburban Orlando stash houses. The...
  • Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges

    Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges
    The Chicago City Council last month put a temporary moratorium on tearing down single-room-occupancy hotels or converting them to other uses. Some aldermen plan to propose a law that would preserve the supply of very-low-rent housing. Here is one of two...
  • Heiress Nicky Hilton is engaged to a Rothschild, sis Paris Hilton says

    Heiress Nicky Hilton is engaged to a Rothschild, sis Paris Hilton says
    Nicky Hilton is reportedly engaged to James Rothschild, a guy who, like her, stands to inherit loads of cash down the line. The heiress turned fashion designer and her fiance were outed Wednesday by her big sis, reality-TV star Paris Hilton....
  • Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals

    Lido House Hotel project wins Planning Commission approvals
    The site of Newport Beach's former City Hall, where a council gavel was last pounded in November 2012, is one step closer to becoming a 130-room hotel. Likened by designers to "the quintessential beach house," plans for the Lido House Hotel received...
  • Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover

    Historic Pasadena hotel gets $60-million makeover
    A historic hotel in downtown Pasadena that served as sedate senior housing for decades is about to make a splashy comeback. The $60-million makeover of Hotel Constance reflects Pasadena's rising profile as an international travel destination. As part of...
  • Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard

    Taking the Kids -- Farm-to-table fun on Martha's Vineyard
    Fava beans or green beans? What's on the lunch menu all depends on what's ready for the kids to harvest. Yes, the kids. At the nonprofit Farm Institute on Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, the local and vacationing kids who attend summer...
  • Recycled hotel soap is turned into 20 million soap bars for needy

    Recycled hotel soap is turned into 20 million soap bars for needy
    Don’t fret about leaving that used bar of soap in the hotel room sink or using only half the bottle of hotel shampoo. A nonprofit group has been collecting the leftover soap, sanitizing it and distributing it to the poor. Clean the World, the...
  • I-Drive complex's website had borrowed images

    The developer of a futuristic mall, hotel and entertainment complex proposed for north International Drive has promised a project that will look unlike anything else in Orlando – a "22nd Century" design. But until recently, parts of it looked an...