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  • World's tallest thermometer in Baker shines bright again

    World's tallest thermometer in Baker shines bright again
    The world's tallest thermometer was turned on again Thursday after it went completely dark two years ago due to high electric bills. Standing 134-feet-tall, the legendary thermometer along Interstate 15 in Baker is no longer tired and neglected. The...
  • Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape

     Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape
    Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from...
  • Letters: Magical, historical southern Colorado

    Magical, historical southern Colorado Regarding "Climb Into the Puebloan Past," by Christopher Reynolds, June 22: If you are intrigued by the Pueblo history at Mesa Verde, drive 30 minutes to Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (outside Cortez, Colo.),...
  • Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence

    Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence
    It is not often that a prison is a must-see tourist attraction. Welcome to Dublin, where the Kilmainham Gaol is a national treasure. It has been called an Irish Bastille. The aging prison, last used in 1924, is a monument forever linked to the Irish...
  • Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees

    Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees
    How to make your next trip the most rewarding (in credit-card points), with the least risk (check the insurance) and the fewest hidden fees (at hotels and resorts). The best returns from flight and hotel rewards credit cards, according to a new survey...
  • Seniors on the Go: Great cruise deals: Go sooner rather than later

    Seniors on the Go: Great cruise deals: Go sooner rather than later
    If you're looking for a good deal on a cruise, think about the rest of this year. Even cruise line execs admit that the industry is currently doing a lot of discounting, while, at the same time, they tout efforts to "discipline" the marketplace next year....
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • Sweet deals on summer and fall cruises

    It's not too late to get a deal on a cruise vacation for summer or fall. Cruise lines use yield management — increasing or (in this case) decreasing a price in response to demand, among other factors — to fill their cabins, so some of the best...
  • 'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha
    Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes. But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
  • Chesapeake Bay oysters featured in new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign

    Chesapeake Bay oysters featured in new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign
    Salty … with sweetness and a smooth finish. That's the regional flavor of Tidewater oysters as they're now being touted in a new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign launched Tuesday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, part of his long-term effort to build a "new...
  • Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]

    Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]
    When Inner Harbor 2.0 was first rolled out, I was appalled that plans called for dismantling the Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse, relocating the Coast Guard cutter Taney to a dumpster area and doubling the size of the Pier V parking garage ("Baltimore's...