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Tourism and Leisure

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  • Lake Ivanhoe is the setting for Family Outfest's Dinner & Fireworks

    Lake Ivanhoe is the setting for Family Outfest's Dinner & Fireworks
    Mikael Audebert is a man on a mission – actually, two important missions. One is to help organize a special event on Saturday, July 5, starting at 7 p.m., called Dinner & Fireworks, which will be held at Gaston Edwards Park on Lake Ivanhoe. The...
  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
  • With casinos closing, Atlantic City considers future

    With casinos closing, Atlantic City considers future
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The blows came fast and furious for this struggling resort over the last week and a half. Its newest and most expensive casino, Revel, declared bankruptcy for the second time June 19 and is threatening to close if it doesn'...
  • Overseas-visitor total increases 17% in Orlando

    Overseas-visitor total increases 17% in Orlando
    The Orlando area had 3.7 million overseas visitors last year, an increase of 17 percent, according to the National Travel & Tourism Office. That compared with 3.2 million overseas visitors in 2012. Orlando accounted for 11.6 percent of all overseas...
  • Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

    Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
  • Crosby Stills & Nash begin tour in Bethlehem

    A few years ago, Graham Nash was surfing the web when he came across a bootleg DVD of the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 1974 concert at London's Wembley Stadium. After watching the DVD, Nash knew he had to do something to set the record straight about...
  • Fall Out Boy thrilled to play large venues with Paramore

    Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is thrilled that his band is doing a big summer tour for a lot of reasons. First, it's a chance to co-headline with Paramore, a group Wentz says Fall Out Boy fans wanted to see paired with his group on tour. The co-...
  • Kid-friendly vacation ideas: Ropes course, schooner, water parks

    Kid-friendly vacation ideas: Ropes course, schooner, water parks
    If you'd like to know where your kids want to go this summer, just ask them. Sixty-three percent of U.S. parents say their children influenced where the family went on summer vacation, a 2014 Portrait of American Travelers report says. Before anyone...
  • Silversea extends 'Select' deal to Caribbean cruises

    Silversea Cruises has extended its 'Silver Select' promotion to include select Caribbean voyages, the ultra-luxury cruise operator announced recently. The promo allows guests to personalize their cruise from three offers: a two-category suite upgrade,...
  • It's time to take a dive into Maryland's water diversions

    It's time to take a dive into Maryland's water diversions
    While those who live in and around Maryland know something about the water-based diversions in the Free State, chances are they haven’t explored a fraction of what there is to see and do—especially in summer, when tubing, kayaking and...
  • Foxwoods Contracts With New Company To Book Entertainment

    Foxwoods Contracts With New Company To Book Entertainment
    Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Thursday that promoters of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and concert tours for Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Kanye West will be booking musical performances at its Connecticut casino and anywhere else...